Autobiographical Memory

Autobiographical memory is a memory system consisting of episodes recollected from an individual's life, based on a combination of episodic (personal experiences and specific objects, people and events experienced at particular time and place) and semantic (general knowledge and facts about the world) memory.

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Transient Epileptic Amnesia - Persistent Memory Effects - Remote Memory Loss
... persistent loss of memories of events from their past personal experiences and this autobiographical amnesia has been reported in all cases in which accelerated forgetting was also present ... This memory loss can occur in people whose ability to acquire new memories is intact ... Studying this 'autobiographical amnesia' or 'focal retrograde amnesia' or 'delayed onset amnesia' has been challenging because people do not always realize they have forgotten events or periods of time until they ...
Autobiographical Memory - Neuroanatomy - Maintenance of A Detailed Memory
... Autobiographical memory maintenance is predominantly observed as changing patterns of activity within posterior sensory regions more specifically, occipitotemporal regions of the right hemisphere ...
Episodic Memory - Autobiographical Memory
... An autobiographical memory is a personal representation of general or specific events and personal facts ... Autobiographical memory also refers to memory of a person's history ... Memory is constructive, where previous experience affects how we remember events and what we end up recalling from memory ...
About Psychogenic Amnesia - Comparison With Organic Amnesia
... from organic amnesia qualitatively in that retrograde loss of autobiographical memory while semantic memory remains intact is said to be specific of psychogenic amnesia ... between organic and psychogenic amnesia is the temporal gradient of retrograde loss of autobiographical memory ... recent premorbid period, whereas for psychogenic amnesia the temporal gradient of retrograde autobiographical memory loss is said to be quite consistently ...

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