RECOLLECTION

The action of recalling past incidents and activities, an operation that takes place automatically in everyday life, as well as in the course of ERI E association; is additionally triggered by hypnotic suggestion, photographs, and also holidays or other special occasions. Also includes intense and comprehensive recall for past occurrences or details related to a particular time period or location. See also: episodic memory.

RECOLLECTION: "The woman had a very clear recollection of her wedding day."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "RECOLLECTION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/recollection/ (accessed July 10, 2020).
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