Temporal reference systems and autobiographical memory

  title={Temporal reference systems and autobiographical memory},
  author={John Alan Robinson and David C. Rubin},
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The role of temporal landmarks in autobiographical memory processes.
  • M. S. Shum
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Psychological bulletin
  • 1998
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