Constructive memory: past and future

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Schacter, Daniel L.;
(2012)
  • Publisher: Les Laboratoires Servier
  • Journal: Dialogues in Clinical Neuroscience,volume 14,issue 1,pages7-18 (issn: 1294-8322, eissn: 1958-5969)
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  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC3341652
  • Subject: episodic memory | memory distortion | false memory | hippocampus | future thinking | State of the Art | episodic simulation | neuroimaging

Human memory is not a literal reproduction of the past, but instead relies on constructive processes that are sometimes prone to error and distortion. Understanding of constructive memory has accelerated during recent years as a result of research that has linked togeth... View more
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