Revising psychoanalytic interpretations of the past. An examination of declarative and non-declarative memory processes.

@article{Davis2001RevisingPI,
  title={Revising psychoanalytic interpretations of the past. An examination of declarative and non-declarative memory processes.},
  author={Jeffrey T. Davis},
  journal={The International journal of psycho-analysis},
  year={2001},
  volume={82 Pt 3},
  pages={449-62}
}
The author reviews a contemporary cognitive psychology perspective on memory that views memory as being composed of multiple separate systems. Most researchers draw a fundamental distinction between declarative/explicit and non-declarative/implicit forms of memory. Declarative memory is responsible for the conscious recollection of facts and events--what is typically meant by the everyday and the common psychoanalytic use of the word 'memory'. Non-declarative forms of memory, in contrast, are… CONTINUE READING