On the power of autobiographical memories: from threat and challenge appraisals to actual behaviour.

Abstract

Autobiographical memories are a major feature of mental life in humans. However, research on the influence of autobiographical recall on actual behaviour is scarce. We predicted and found that general memories of failure and specific memories of success resulted in worse performance than general memories of success and specific memories of failure. This… (More)
DOI: 10.1080/09658211.2015.1111908

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@article{Selimbegovi2016OnTP, title={On the power of autobiographical memories: from threat and challenge appraisals to actual behaviour.}, author={Leila Selimbegovi{\'c} and Isabelle R{\'e}gner and Pascal Huguet and Armand Chatard}, journal={Memory}, year={2016}, volume={24 10}, pages={1382-9} }