Every individual has many incidents stored in his memory. Memory played an extremely important part of the development of human society. Memory improvement techniques are pretty simple to learn but they require a lot of practice and constant use, otherwise there is hardly any benefits.

Thursday, December 01, 2016

What is personal memory?

A personal memory is a recollection of a particular episode from an individual’s past. It frequently appears to be a ‘relieving’ of the individual’s phenomenal experience during that earlier moment.

It has been defined a the subset of autobiographical memory that involves the recollections of specific emotional events form one’s past, events that are enduing aspects of the self-concept. Personal memory is memory by acquaintance and its objects are not facts or positions but people, places, things, events, situations.

The contents almost always include reports of visual imagery, with less frequent occurrences of other forms of imagery.

A personal memory is accompanied by a belief that the remembered episode was personally experienced by the self.

The characteristics of the events include the uniqueness of the event, its importance or ‘consequentiality,’ its ‘unexpectedness’ and its emotional content or the degree to which it was ‘emotion-provoking’.
What is personal memory?
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