SEMANTIC MEMORY By N., Sam M.S. - 17 the memory we have for general knowledge and in formation that is similar to that of a dictionary or an encyclopaedia. It is memory we can recall and rely on. SEMANTIC MEMORY: "Semantic memory is our memory for the meanings of words." Related Psychology Terms LANGUAGE (Psycholinguistics) ESTHETICS ACHIEVEMENT TESTS READABILITY RESEARCH EMOTION (Theories) PARAMNESIA WECHSLER MEMORY SCALE (WMS) READING DISABILITY (Paralexia, Dyslexia) CREATIVITY TESTS CEREBRAL CORTEX Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "SEMANTIC MEMORY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 13, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/semantic-memory/ (accessed August 16, 2022).