RETROSPECTION By N., Pam M.S. - April 28, 2013 Reflection on recent past events. Compare with: introspection. RETROSPECTION: "She had a period of intense retrospection." Related Psychology Terms CATOPTRICS AUTOBIOGRAPHICAL MEMORY INTERVIEW (AMI) PURKINJC-SANSON IMAGES REFLECTION RESPONSE ANIMAL 1 TEMPORAL GRADIENT CATOPTRICS RECONSTRUCTIVE MEMORY ACCESS PRESENTIST Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "RETROSPECTION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/retrospection/ (accessed October 19, 2021).