RECONSTRUCTIVE MEMORY

Achieving remembrance by analytically reconstructing past events which are incomplete within the subject's memory. Derives from common knowledge and schemas, as well as memory, in order to rebuild events in the subject's mind.

RECONSTRUCTIVE MEMORY: "Abuse can be discovered through reconstructive memory."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "RECONSTRUCTIVE MEMORY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/reconstructive-memory/ (accessed September 20, 2020).
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