Effects of Environmental Context on Human Memory

@inproceedings{Smith2014EffectsOE,
  title={Effects of Environmental Context on Human Memory},
  author={Steven M. Smith},
  year={2014}
}
Returning to a place after many years of absence can bring memories to mind that may have seemed to be long-lost. Remembering experiences often begins with remembering where we were when the events occurred. How do the environmental contexts of experiences affect what we learn and remember? And how can an understanding of environmental context-dependent memory be used to benefit people? An environment refers to one’s physical surroundings, such as the immediately perceptible and navigable space… Expand
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