Reminiscence and ageing


This paper questions assumptions about reminiscence and looks at definitions of it. Functions of different types of reminiscence are examined and distinctions are drawn between these and autobiographical memories. Methodologies of eliciting reminiscences are critically considered. Finally, types and amounts of reminiscence are related to life style and age group.

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@inproceedings{Cohen1999ReminiscenceAA, title={Reminiscence and ageing}, author={Gillian E Cohen and Stephanie Taylor}, year={1999} }