Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation
Rethinking Implicit Memory - Oxford Scholarship Online
Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content.

Rethinking Implicit Memory

Jeffrey S Bowers and Chad J Marsolek


Implicit memory refers to a change in task performance due to an earlier experience that is not consciously remembered. The topic of implicit memory has been studied from two quite different perspectives. On the one hand, researchers interested in memory have set out to characterize the memory system (or systems) underlying implicit memory, and see how they relate to those underlying other forms of memory. The alternative framework has considered implicit memory as a by-product of perceptual, conceptual, or motor systems that learn. That is, on this view the systems that support implicit memor ... More

Keywords: implicit memory, memory systems, perceptual systems, conceptual systems, motor systems, psychology, neuroscience

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2002 Print ISBN-13: 9780192632326
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: March 2012 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192632326.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Jeffrey S Bowers, editor
Reader in Psychology, Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Bristol, UK

Chad J Marsolek, editor
Associate Professor, Department of Psychology, University of Minnesota, USA

Show Summary Details

subscribe or login to access all content.



General Views on Priming

Priming Embedded in Word and Object Recognition

Chapter 5 Remi and Rouse: Quantitative Models for Long-Term and Short-Term Priming in Perceptual Identification

Eric-Jan M. Wagenmakers, RenÉ Zeelenberg, Dave Huber, Jeroen G. W. Raaijmakers, Richard M. Shiffrin, and Lael J. Schooler

Chapter 8 Font-Specific Memory: More than Meets the Eye?

Stephen D. Goldinger, Azuma Tamiko, Heather M. Kleider, and Virginia M. Holmes

Priming and Memory

Chapter 12 Associative Repetition Priming: A Selective Review and Theoretical Implications

RenÉ Zeelenberg, Diane Pecher, and Jeroeng. W. Raaijmakers


Chapter 15 Commentary

Fergus I. M. Craik

End Matter