Outline of Reconstructive Memory

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  • Outline of Reconstructive Memory
    • Memory = Inaccurate
    • 'Errors' become part of our memory
      • Impossible to know when wrong + right
    • Reconstructive = retrieval of memory
    • Not a Blank tape
      • Don't remember all (+ in chronological order)
    • Memory = Imaginative Reconstruction
      • "Active Process"
    • Gaps in memory
      • Fill gaps with "schemas"
        • ideas based on:
          • Expectations (past experience)
          • Stereotypes
        • Process called "Confabulation"

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