CONSTRUCTIVE MEMORY

a type of recollection characterized by the utilization of basic insights retained in the memory to build a more thorough and intricate report of an experience of occurrence.

CONSTRUCTIVE MEMORY: "Constructive memory can sometimes add details to the recollection of an event that didn't really occur."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "CONSTRUCTIVE MEMORY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/constructive-memory/ (accessed May 8, 2020).
SHARE