The Development of Autobiographical Memory, Autobiographical Narratives, and Autobiographical Consciousness

  title={The Development of Autobiographical Memory, Autobiographical Narratives, and Autobiographical Consciousness},
  author={Katherine Nelson and Robyn Fivush},
  journal={Psychological Reports},
  pages={71 - 96}
In this article, we expand on aspects of autobiographical memory initially laid out in our earlier exposition of the sociocultural developmental model. We present a developmental account of the integration of an extended subjective perspective within an extended narrative framework both of which are mediated through language and shared cultural narratives that culminate in autobiographical consciousness. Autobiographical consciousness goes beyond simple memories of past events to create a sense… 
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