REACTIVATION OF MEMORY

The act of retrieving a memory. The retrieval may be triggered by stimuli or other conditions present when the original memory was impressed on the psyche.

REACTIVATION OF MEMORY: "The smell of Teen Spirit serves as a reactivation of memory for me."
Cite this page: Nugent, Pam M.S., "REACTIVATION OF MEMORY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/reactivation-of-memory/ (accessed December 16, 2017).
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