publication . Other literature type . Part of book or chapter of book . 1986

What is autobiographical memory?

Alan Baddeley;
  • Published: 26 Sep 1986
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Abstract
The purpose of this chapter is ( a ) to describe the forms of autobiographical memory and contrast them with other forms of memory; ( b ) to give a theoretical account of autobiographical memory in terms of the self; (c) to argue for the importance of phenomenal reports in the study of autobiographical memory; ( d ) to examine some of the experimental findings on autobiographical memory in the context of this analysis; ( e ) to give a detailed account of personal memory, one of the important forms of autobiographical memory; and ( f ) to outline a partially reconstructive view of personal memory. The problem The study of autobiographical memory is one of the lea...
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free text keywords: Autobiographical memory, Psychology, Episodic memory, Cognition, Semantic memory, Cognitive science, Reminiscence bump, Flashbulb memory, Reconstructive memory, Self, Human memory, Recall, Cognitive psychology, Neglect, media_common.quotation_subject, media_common, Galton's problem
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publication . Other literature type . Part of book or chapter of book . 1986

What is autobiographical memory?

Alan Baddeley;