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Accuracy and Specificity of Autobiographical Memory in Childhood Trauma Victims: Developmental Considerations

Christin M. Ogle, Stephanie D. Block, Latonya S. Harris, Michelle Culver, Else-Marie Augusti, Susan Timmer, Anthony Urquiza, and Gail S. Goodman

in Stress, Trauma, and Children's Memory Development: Neurobiological, cognitive, clinical and legal perspectives

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195308457
eISBN:
9780199867387
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195308457.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter examines the claim that childhood trauma leads to a specific type of autobiographical memory functioning, namely “overgeneral memory”. It reviews scientific theory and research on ... More


Neural Basis of Autobiographical Memory

Peggy L. St. Jacques and Roberto Cabeza

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

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195340792
eISBN:
9780199932078
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195340792.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

The results of functional neuroimaging studies of autobiographical memory can inform our understanding of the neural correlates of recollection in several ways. First, autobiographical memory ... More


Stress and Autobiographical Memory Functioning

Andrea Follmer Greenhoot, Rebecca J. Johnson, John-Paul Legerski, and Laura A. McCloskey

in Emotion in Memory and Development: Biological, Cognitive, and Social Considerations

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195326932
eISBN:
9780199870318
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326932.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter investigates the possibility that chronic or traumatic stress may influence autobiographical memory development or memory functioning. It begins by reviewing the empirical literature ... More


EXPANDING OUR STORIES: EXPANDING OUR STORIES: THE MYSTERY OF MEMORY

William L Randall and A. Elizabeth McKim

in Reading Our Lives: The poetics of growing old

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195306873
eISBN:
9780199894062
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195306873.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter discusses the infinite complexity of autobiographical memory and yet its utter necessity for constructing a viable sense of the self, i.e., a strong self-story. Like a literary text, ... More


The Boundaries of Episodic Memories

Helen L. Williams, Martin A. Conway, and Alan D. Baddeley

in Understanding Events: From Perception to Action

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195188370
eISBN:
9780199870462
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195188370.003.0024
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

Episodic memories must have beginnings and endings, but these remain unknown. This chapter presents two initial exploratory studies that attempt to identify the beginnings and endings of various ... More


Autobiographical Disorders

ESTHER FUJIWARA and HANS J. MARKOWITSCH

in The Lost Self: Pathologies of the Brain and Identity

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195173413
eISBN:
9780199865758
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195173413.003.0006
Subject:
Neuroscience, Molecular and Cellular Systems

Disturbances of autobiographical memory can result from organic pathologies such as focal brain lesions and neurodegenerative diseases that affect brain areas critical for autobiographical memory ... More


Remote memory and temporal lobe epilepsy

Mary Pat McAndrews

in Epilepsy and Memory

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199580286
eISBN:
9780191739408
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199580286.003.0013
Subject:
Neuroscience, Disorders of the Nervous System, Behavioral Neuroscience

Research over the past decade has firmly established that the ability to retrieve remote information, particularly personally experienced autobiographical memories, is impaired in patients with ... More


Rethinking Self‐Interpretation

Garry L. Hagberg

in Describing Ourselves: Wittgenstein and Autobiographical Consciousness

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199234226
eISBN:
9780191715440
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199234226.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, Philosophy of Language

This chapter discusses autobiographical memory and the pictures of the mind (e.g., as a repository of ideas) it can promote. It also details the long-engrained picture of the theatre of ... More


Working Memory Capacity: Self-control Is (in) the Goal

James M. Broadway, Thomas S. Redick, and Randall W. Engle

in Self Control in Society, Mind, and Brain

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195391381
eISBN:
9780199776894
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195391381.003.0009
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience, Social Psychology

Self-control is defined in relation to current goals of an organism. Working memory capacity (WMC) is defined as a cognitive system for maintaining access to goal representations as needed. ... More


The Onset and Early Development of Autobiographical Remembering

Mark L. Howe

in The Nature of Early Memory: An Adaptive Theory of the Genesis and Development of Memory

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195381412
eISBN:
9780199893867
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195381412.003.0013
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter traces the beginnings and early development of autobiographical memory, including the role of individual differences in earliest memories. It begins by providing some background on ... More


Electroconvulsive therapy for depression and autobiographical memory

Hedvig Söderlund, Alexander Percy, and Brian Levine

in Epilepsy and Memory

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199580286
eISBN:
9780191739408
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199580286.003.0014
Subject:
Neuroscience, Disorders of the Nervous System, Behavioral Neuroscience

Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) is used to treat otherwise treatment-resistant depression. Despite clear mood-enhancing effects, it is associated with complaints of memory loss. This chapter outlines ... More


Sensory-perceptual episodic memory and its context: autobiographical memory

Martin A. Conway

in Episodic Memory: New Directions in Research

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198508809
eISBN:
9780191687396
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198508809.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

Episodic memory is reconceived as a memory system that retains highly detailed sensory-perceptual knowledge of recent experience over retention intervals measured in minutes and hours. Episodic ... More


Autobiographical Memory and the Self-Concept

Matthew D. Grilli and Lee Ryan

in Neuroscience of Enduring Change

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2020
ISBN:
9780190881511
eISBN:
9780190881528
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190881511.003.0008
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience

Autobiographical memory plays a central role in one’s conceptualization of the self. It does so not only by storing the content of one’s life history, but also by providing the memories that are used ... More


Neuroimaging studies of autobiographical event memory

Eleanor A. Maguire

in Episodic Memory: New Directions in Research

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198508809
eISBN:
9780191687396
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198508809.003.0010
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

There are a number of approaches to neuroimaging episodic memory. In many studies, subjects are scanned as they learn and/or remember stimuli such as words or word-pairs. Using paradigms such as this ... More


How Do You Feel About It Now and When Did It Happen?: Judgments of Emotion and Judgments of Time in Autobiographical Memory

John J. Skowronski, W. Richard Walker, and John E. Edlund

in Judgments Over Time: The Interplay of Thoughts, Feelings, and Behaviors

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195177664
eISBN:
9780199848218
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195177664.003.0014
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter reports on autobiographical memory. The focus is placed in the discussion on two related lines of research: namely, fading affect ... More


NARRATING EXPERIENCE: NARRATING EXPERIENCE: THE AUTOBIOGRAPHICAL SELF

William L Randall and A. Elizabeth McKim

in Reading Our Lives: The poetics of growing old

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195306873
eISBN:
9780199894062
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195306873.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter explores the origins and operations of what the book calls “the narrative variable.” First, consideration is given to current research in neurology and cognitive neuroscience which ... More


Evolutionary and Adaptive Significance of the Genesis and Early Development of Memory

Mark L. Howe

in The Nature of Early Memory: An Adaptive Theory of the Genesis and Development of Memory

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195381412
eISBN:
9780199893867
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195381412.003.0020
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter outlines a new and different perspective on the genesis and early development of memory, and argues specifically that both the semantic and episodic components of autobiographical memory ... More


The Nature of Early Memory: An Adaptive Theory of the Genesis and Development of Memory

Mark L. Howe

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195381412
eISBN:
9780199893867
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195381412.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This book presents an exegesis of research and theory concerning the emergence and development of declarative, long-term memory from birth through early adolescence. The book also contains a ... More


Mnemonic Revisions and Cultural Contentions

Thomas DeGloma

in Seeing the Light: The Social Logic of Personal Discovery

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780226175744
eISBN:
9780226175911
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226175911.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

This chapter addresses the central significance of memory in the stories we tell about discovering truth and meaning. It shows how individuals use a patterned awakening formula to redefine important ... More


Children's Understanding and Remembering of Stressful Experiences

Lynne Baker-Ward, Peter A. Ornstein, and Lauren P. Starnes

in Emotion in Memory and Development: Biological, Cognitive, and Social Considerations

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195326932
eISBN:
9780199870318
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326932.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Autobiographical memory involves a set of constructive processes that can continue long after an experience has ended but which nonetheless influence our understanding and memory of the events of our ... More


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