In most people, language covers up the primary sensory based thinking that people share with animals. Sensory based thinking is subconscious in most people. I think with the primary sensory based subconscious areas of the brain. Reading through the scientific literature on different types of memory, I came to the realization that depending on the type of psychology one was studying, there are different names for conscious and subconscious memory. There are two types of long term memory and they are probably the same thing, regardless of what they are called. Below is a chart showing the different pairs of names that mean the same thing.
|Conscious memory||Unconscious memory|
|Verbal (word memory)||Sensory based memory (visual, motor, auditory, etc.)|
|Explicit memory||Implicit memory|
|Declarative memory||Procedural memory|
|More easily forgotten||Resistant to forgetting|