Autobiographical Memory

Autobiographical Memory - Characteristics of...

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Autobiographical Memory Definition: memory for events and issues related to yourself includes memories for specific experiences and memory for the personal facts of one's life Remembering buying your first car --> specific experience Do you own a car --> personal fact Rubin (1987): we remember more about the periods in time that defines us as people
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Unformatted text preview: Characteristics of Autobiographical Memory: long-term recollection of general features of an event interpretations of an event some recall of a few specific details of an event Memory of your wedding day. .. What happened? --> memory for general features and specific details What was it like? --> interpretation...
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