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Trauma and Autobiographical Memory Functioning: Findings from a Longitudinal Study of Family Violence

Andrea F. Greenhoot, Sarah L. Bunnell, Jennifer S. Curtis, and Alisa Miller Beyer

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/9780195308457.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter examines what is known about changes in autobiographical memory development or memory functioning that may be brought about by chronic exposure to stressful events such as abuse. It ... More


Prologue: Turning Science into Practice

Mark L. Howe, Gail S. Goodman, and Dante Cicchetti

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/9780195308457.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This prologue begins by considering the role of stress and trauma in memories of childhood experiences. It poses two broad questions: does the fact that one has experienced trauma during childhood ... More


Procedures

Henry A. Murray

in Explorations in Personality

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195305067
eISBN:
9780199894253
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195305067.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter discusses the procedures that were used in studying the last two groups of subjects (Groups III and IV). It adds that a preliminary investigation was conducted wherein the subjects ... More


Children’s False-Memory Illusions

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/9780195381412.003.0018
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter reviews theory and evidence concerning the development of spontaneous false memories in childhood, including some recent developmental research that examines the neural correlates of ... More


Consciousness and Early Memory Development

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/9780195381412.003.0014
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter examines the types of tests that have been developed to evaluate hypotheses concerning the status of conscious and unconscious memories. It then provides a critical examination of the ... More


Memory and the Key of Fantasy

John Fletcher

in Freud and the Scene of Trauma

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780823254590
eISBN:
9780823260973
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823254590.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Chapter four traces the development of a concept of fantasy, not as an alternative to the seduction theory but as a key element internal to the theory in its later unpublished version in the letters ... More


First Memories: Islands in the Stream of Forgetting

Douwe Draaisma

in Forgetting: Myths, Perils and Compensations

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780300207286
eISBN:
9780300213959
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300207286.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter discusses the development of autobiographical memory. During the first few years of life, the young brain has more important things to work on, such as refining the reflexes needed for ... More


Post-war childhood and adolescence

Celia Hughes

in Young Lives on the Left: Sixties Activism and the Liberation of the Self

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719091940
eISBN:
9781781708989
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091940.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter presents stories of childhood and early adolescence to consider the beginnings of radical subjectivity and journeys towards left enclaves. It situates the protagonists’ stories against ... More


Revolution, Nostalgia, and Memory in Diasporic Iranian Memoirs

Nima Naghibi

in Women Write Iran: Nostalgia and Human Rights from the Diaspora

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780816683826
eISBN:
9781452954400
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816683826.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

The chapter discusses the prominent place of the 1979 revolution in these narratives, and argues that the experience of the revolution was both formative and destructive: formative because it ... More


Surviving with Ghosts: Second-generation Holocaust narratives

Rachel Falconer

in Hell in Contemporary Literature: Western Descent Narratives since 1945

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748617630
eISBN:
9780748651733
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748617630.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter addresses the themes of belatedness or afterwardness by contrasting two fictional novels about the Second World War. Fugitive Pieces and Austerlitz were written a generation after the ... More


‘To remember for years’

Karl Sabbagh

in Remembering our Childhood: How Memory Betrays Us

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199218417
eISBN:
9780191804250
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Discontinued
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199218417.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter begins with a brief discussion of how psychologists, psychotherapists, and lawyers are increasingly dealing with childhood memories that would be criminal acts if they were true. It then ... More


Traveling Memories: Women’s Reminiscences of Displaced Childhood in Chilean Postdictatorship Documentary

Elizabeth Ramírez Soto

in Doing Women's Film History: Reframing Cinemas, Past and Future

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039683
eISBN:
9780252097775
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039683.003.0011
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter examines recent homecoming films as documents informed by experiences of exile in the context of postdictatorial Chile. It analyzes three first-person documentaries by second-generation ... More


No One is Home

Gail Hershatter

in The Gender of Memory: Rural Women and China's Collective Past

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520267701
eISBN:
9780520950344
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520267701.003.0003
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter focuses on Chinese women's childhood memories of the chaotic Republican period and the arrival of the Communists in 1949. It relates the women's experiences of their unprotected mobility ... More


How people colour their past: Synaesthesia or how the senses colour present and past

Cretien Van Campen and Julian Ross

in The Proust Effect: The Senses as Doorways to Lost Memories

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199685875
eISBN:
9780191771675
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199685875.003.0012
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter contains interviews with a number of people with synesthesia, about the role that synaesthesia has played in their childhood memories. The accounts show how synaesthesia lends colour and ... More


Memory Wars Break Out

Karl Sabbagh

in Remembering our Childhood: How Memory Betrays Us

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199218417
eISBN:
9780191804250
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Discontinued
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199218417.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter considers the debates concerning the accuracy of repressed childhood memories. Many psychologists reject the notion that when psychologically disturbed people came to ‘recover’ memories ... More


Playing False

Karl Sabbagh

in Remembering our Childhood: How Memory Betrays Us

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199218417
eISBN:
9780191804250
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Discontinued
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199218417.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter describes studies on repressed memories and cases that made the headlines in the 1990s. It shows that for every case that reached the courts there were dozens, if not hundreds, of young ... More


Loving Yusuf: Conceptual Travels from Present to Past

Mieke Bal

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226035864
eISBN:
9780226035888
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226035888.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

When the author of this book reread the story of Joseph and Potiphar's wife as an adult, she was struck by differences between her childhood memories of a moral tale and what she read today. This ... More


How Do I Know Who I Am?

Karl Sabbagh

in Remembering our Childhood: How Memory Betrays Us

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199218417
eISBN:
9780191804250
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Discontinued
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199218417.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter considers the nature and content of our earliest memories. It suggests that, while there may be no way to be sure which are accurate and which are not, it is likely that earliest ... More


Abuse of Truth

Karl Sabbagh

in Remembering our Childhood: How Memory Betrays Us

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199218417
eISBN:
9780191804250
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Discontinued
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199218417.003.0010
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter describes how the personal bias of scientists can get in the way of an objective survey of data. It argues that, however neutral scientists think they are in their pursuits, the data ... More


Coming Home: The Croatian War Experience

Carolyn Nordstrom and Antonius C. G. M. Robben

in Fieldwork Under Fire: Contemporary Studies of Violence and Culture

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520089938
eISBN:
9780520915718
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520089938.003.0009
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Theory and Practice

Charting the conflict between the violence that tears compatriots apart and the wistful memories of childhood, this chapter discusses the author's perturbed departure from California to the war-torn ... More


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