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Semantic Memory, Computational Perspectives

  • By: Simon Dennis
  • In: Encyclopedia of the Mind
  • Edited by: Harold Pashler
  • Subject:Linguistics (general), Cognitive Psychology (general)

Semantic memory refers to factual or conceptual knowledge that is not related to any given personal episode. For instance, the fact that Ottawa is the capital of Canada is a piece of knowledge that you may retain, without necessarily being able ...