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What are some of the different memory compartments in the brain?

Episodic memory or the memory of recent events and new information is stored in the temporal lobe and the prefrontal cortex. We store our semantic memory, which is general knowledge and facts, in the temporal lobe and the cortex. The skills that have become second nature, like typing or walking, are called procedural memory and they are stored in our cerebellum. And, finally, our working memory, which includes the number you need to make a telephone call and your ability to remember how to get to your child's school, is kept in the prefrontal cortex.

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