RETROSPECTIVE INFORMATION

Recollections obtained when an individual is asked to remember behaviors, situations, and emotions from their distant past; considered as less reliable than experiences recorded as they happen.

RETROSPECTIVE INFORMATION: "Retrospective information is considered less accurate than recounting events as they occur."
Cite this page: Nugent, Pam M.S., "RETROSPECTIVE INFORMATION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/retrospective-information/ (accessed July 25, 2017).
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