FIGURATIVE KNOWLEDGE By N., Pam M.S. - May 11, 2013 the knowledge we acquire by remembering specific features, facts, words, recall dates, impressions, shapes and colours. Compare operative knowledge. FIGURATIVE KNOWLEDGE: "Figurative knowledge is how we remember details of things." Related Psychology Terms MEMORY DISTORTION SECONDARY QUALITY CALIFORNIA VERBAL LEARNING TEST (CVLT) MONTESSORI METHOD INTRUSION ERROR FIRST IMPRESSION PRIMACY EFFECT FACTUAL KNOWLEDGE INTUITIVE KNOWLEDGE FEATURE MODEL Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "FIGURATIVE KNOWLEDGE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/figurative-knowledge/ (accessed March 4, 2021).