REMINISCENCE

Act of recalling past experiences or events. In psychology, the ability to better perform a task after a period of time has lapsed from the initial learning, than immediately after the task is learned. See also: autobiographical memory, episodic memory, life review.

REMINISCENCE: "The old man often got lost in reminiscences about his glory days."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "REMINISCENCE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/reminiscence/ (accessed October 14, 2019).
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