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Our organised, general knowledge about the world is called:

semantic LTM

2

Semantic memory is often devoid of:

contextual detail.

3

Our memory for words, including their pronunciations, meanings, spellings and syntax categories, is called:

lexical LTM

4

Mental representations of objects stored in semantic memory are called:

concepts.

5

Aristotle argued that concepts are defined by:

necessary and sufficient features.

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Concepts are represented as a set of nodes, and the links between them show the relationships between concepts. These are known as:

semantic networks.

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In semantic networks, a ______ activates the associated ______. This activation spreads through the network.

In semantic networks, a stimulus activates the associated node. This activation spreads through the network.