Long-term memory refers to memory of an event that is not currently held in attention ; the aspects of memory involved in remembering rather extensive amounts of information over relatively long periods of time. Moreover, Long-term memory refers to complex network of information, concepts, and schemes related by associations , knowledge, and use. It is the storehouse of a lifetime of information. Please see also Permanent memory . Memory that is essentially permanent which includes Semantic and Episodic memory.

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