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Origins and Development of Recollection
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Origins and Development of Recollection: Perspectives from Psychology and Neuroscience

Simona Ghetti and Patricia J. Bauer

Abstract

The ability to remember unique, personal events is at the core of what we consider to be “memory.” How does the vivid experience of reinstatement of our past emerge? What is the contribution of this experience to our life histories? These questions have intrigued psychologists, neuroscientists, and philosophers for decades, and are the subject of this volume. In recent years, the science of memory has made extraordinary progress in the conceptualization and assessment of different forms of memory. Instead of thinking of memory as a monolithic construct, memory is now thought of in terms of dis ... More

Keywords: personal events, memory, vivid experience, life histories, science of memory, declarative memory, semantic memory, vivid recollection, brain damage

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2012 Print ISBN-13: 9780195340792
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2012 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195340792.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Simona Ghetti, editor
University of California, Davis

Patricia J. Bauer, editor
Emory College of Arts and Sciences

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