STATE-DEPENDENT MEMORY

This applies to a person who will better recall a memory when he is in the same state as when the memory was made. See context specific learning; mood dependent memory; state dependent learning.

STATE-DEPENDENT MEMORY: "State dependent memory allows to better recall a memory if we are in the same state as when we got it."
Cite this page: Nugent, Pam M.S., "STATE-DEPENDENT MEMORY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 13, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/state-dependent-memory/ (accessed November 17, 2017).
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