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The intergenerational self: Subjective perspective and family history.

  title={The intergenerational self: Subjective perspective and family history.},
  author={Rohyn Fivush and Jennifer G. Bohanek and Marshall P. Duke},
S elf memory and autobiographical memory are inextricably tied. our experiences shape our developing self-understanding, and our self-understanding influences how and what we recall of our pasts in an ongoing dialectical relation (Conway, Singer, & Tagini, 2004), and this process occurs in social interaction (Gergen, 1994; hermans, 1996). Self both emerges from and contributes to ongoing social interactions, such that how we narrate our experiences with others shapes how we come to understand… 

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