Involuntary Recurrent Memories

Some articles on involuntary recurrent memories, memories, involuntary:

Flashback (psychology) - Theoretical Accounts
... Due to the elusive nature of involuntary recurrent memories, very little is known about the subjective experience of flashbacks ... that this phenomenon is in part due to the manner in which memories of specific events are initially encoded (or entered) into memory, the way in which the memory is organized, and also the ... special mechanism view is clinically oriented in that it holds that involuntary memories are due to traumatic events, and the memories for these events can be attributed to a special memory mechanism ...

Famous quotes containing the words memories, involuntary and/or recurrent:

    That one individual should awaken in another memories that belong to still a third is an obvious paradox.
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