ASSOCIATIVE MEMORY

1. a memory of a past event or place that may occur by recalling something associated with it. 2. retrieval of a memory of a stimulus or behavior in relation to the presentation of an associated stimulus or response.

ASSOCIATIVE MEMORY: "A person associated the sight of a given restaurant with the memory of his first girlfriend- thus recollecting an associative memory."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "ASSOCIATIVE MEMORY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/associative-memory/ (accessed June 14, 2019).
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