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What is implicit memory?

Implicit memory is housed in the cerebellum and is essential for newborns. It allows them to associate warmth and safety with the sound of their mother's voice, and to instinctively know how to feed. Studies have revealed there are few developmental changes in our implicit memory as we age. Even many adult amnesia cases have shown that implicit skills such as playing the piano or riding a bicycle can survive the brain trauma.

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