implicit memory

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im·pli·cit mem·o·ry

preferences, skills, and activities that can be acted on or performed without conscious thought; motor memories of tasks that can be performed without conscious awareness of what is necessary to perform them.

implicit memory

Recall that is preserved when the patient is given a cue to help retrieve information but deficient without such cues.
Synonym: nondeclarative memory
See also: memory
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Both of these models rely on the relationship between declarative memory and nondeclarative memory.
Nondeclarative memory is an unconscious, nonintentional form of memory that is expressed through performance rather than recollection (Kolb & Whishaw, 2003; Squire, 2004).
Squire LR, Zola-Morgan S: Structure and function of declarative and nondeclarative memory systems.