Declarative Memory or Explicit Memory

Declarative memory refers to the type of memories we are able to consciously and deliberately access, and describe the contents of. Declarative memory is divided into the sub-categories of episodic memory (events) and semantic memory (facts).


Thompson R. E., Madigan, S. A. (2005) “Memory: The Key to Consciousness (Science Essentials (Princeton Paperback)” (pp.1-24 and 228-250). Washington, D C: Joseph Henry Press.