A Basic-Systems Approach to Autobiographical Memory

  title={A Basic-Systems Approach to Autobiographical Memory},
  author={David C. Rubin},
Memory for complex everyday events involving vision, hearing, smell, emotion, narrative, and language cannot be understood without considering the properties of the separate systems that process and store each of these forms of information. Using this premise as a starting point, my colleagues and I found that visual memory plays a central role in autobiographical memory: The strength of recollection of an event is predicted best by the vividness of its visual imagery, and a loss of visual… CONTINUE READING


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