WAD #8 : Implicit Memory

Did you ever wonder why after not using a bike for years, when you hop on one now you can still balance and ride away like you never stopped riding? Or swing a baseball bat and still have the swing?

What about when you suddenly started singing a song you have not heard for a long time like it’s the latest craze in the airwaves? Think Last Song Syndrome?

Those are examples of memories we called Implicit …

is a type of memory in which previous experiences aid the performance of a task without conscious awareness of these previous experience

So next time you find yourself in a bizarre situation and asked yourself “how come I know it?” then maybe your implicit memories kicked in.


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