We’re capable of infinite memory, but where in the brain is it stored, and what parts help retrieve it?

One of the critical functions of the brain is to encode and store information, which becomes our memories. Our memories provide us with insight into events and knowledge of the world around us and influence our actions and behaviours – forming important aspects of our personality. There are multiple aspects and types of memories. What we usually think of as “memory” in daily usage is actually long-term memory. But there are also important short-term and sensory memory processes, which are required before a long-term memory can be established. Memory is generally divided into two broad categories: explicit (declarative) and implicit…
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