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The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to memory:

Memory – faculty of the mind by which information is encoded, stored, and retrieved. Memory is vital to experiences and related to limbic systems, it is the retention of information over time for the purpose of influencing future action.[1] If we could not remember past events, we could not learn or develop language, relationships, nor personal identity (Eysenck, 2012).

What type of thing is memory?[edit]

Memory can be described as all of the following:

Core processes of memory[edit]

  1. Encoding
  2. Storage
  3. Recall

Types of memory[edit]

Memory theories[edit]

Memory-related anatomy[edit]

Memory disorders[edit]

Diseases causing memory impairment[edit]

Memory-related phenomena[edit]

Memory psychometrics[edit]

Memory techniques and training methods[edit]

Memory competitions[edit]

Memory organizations[edit]

Memory in fiction[edit]

Computer memory[edit]

History of memory[edit]

History of memory

General memory concepts[edit]

Memory organizations[edit]

Memory publications[edit]

Persons influential in memory[edit]

Other (place these)[edit]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Lauralee Sherwood (1 January 2015). Human Physiology: From Cells to Systems. Cengage Learning. pp. 157–162. ISBN 978-1-305-44551-2.

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