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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge [Cambridgeshire], New York .
Written in English

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Includes index

Statementedited by David C. Rubin
ContributionsRubin, David C
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 298 p. :
Number of Pages298
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22845496M
ISBN 100521368502

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My Life Story: An Autobiographical Memory Book Paperback – November 1, by Laura Stolk (Author)3/5(1). Autobiographical Memory - edited by David C. Rubin September 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 Cited by: Autobiographical memory: a historical prologue / John A. Robinson --What is autobiographical memory / William F. Brewer --Ways of searching and the contents of memory / Marigold Linton --Nested structure in autobiographical memory / Ulric Neisser --Schematization of autobiographical memory / Craig R. Barclay --Strategic memory search processes. Ch.7 Autobiographical Memory (Book Vocab) Cognitive Psychology: Applying the Science of the Mind 3rd edition. STUDY. PLAY. autobiographical memory. Participants are presented with word cues and are asked to retrieve an autobiographical memory associated with each cue, write a short description of it and date the event.

2. Autobiographical Memory. The term autobiographical memory encompasses a rich database of knowledge about oneself and as such it is difficult to pinpoint a precise definition for it (e.g., Brewer, ; Conway & Pleydell Pearce, ; Rubin, Schrauf, & Greenberg, ).In large part due to Tulving’s (, ) suggested division of episodic and semantic memory systems, Cited by: Autobiographical memory, sometimes termed personal memory, is a combination of episodes recollected from an individual's life. When considered collectively, autobiographical memories serve as the basis for a person's life story. Autobiographical memory is a memory system consisting of episodes recollected from an individual's life, based on a combination of episodic (personal experiences and specific objects, people and events experienced at particular time and place) and semantic (general knowledge and facts about the world) memory. [1]. Jill Price (née Rosenberg, born Decem ) is an American woman, from Southern California, who has been diagnosed with was the first person to receive such a diagnosis, and it was her case that inspired research into hyperthymesia. She has co-authored a book on the subject.