Episodic memory: from mind to brain.

  title={Episodic memory: from mind to brain.},
  author={Endel Tulving},
  journal={Annual review of psychology},
  • E. Tulving
  • Published 1 April 2004
  • Psychology, Biology
  • Annual review of psychology
Episodic memory is a neurocognitive (brain/mind) system, uniquely different from other memory systems, that enables human beings to remember past experiences. The notion of episodic memory was first proposed some 30 years ago. At that time it was defined in terms of materials and tasks. It was subsequently refined and elaborated in terms of ideas such as self, subjective time, and autonoetic consciousness. This chapter provides a brief history of the concept of episodic memory, describes how it… 

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