Contextualizing Human Memory: An interdisciplinary approach by Charles Stone, Lucas Bietti

By Charles Stone, Lucas Bietti

This edited assortment offers an inter- and intra-disciplinary dialogue of the severe position context performs in how and whilst members and teams keep in mind the prior. overseas participants combine key learn from a variety of disciplines, together with social and cognitive psychology, discursive psychology, philosophy/philosophical psychology and cognitive linguistics, to extend know-how of the vital position that cultural, social and technological contexts play in deciding upon person and collective reminiscences at a number of, but interconnected, degrees of human event.

Divided into 3 components, cognitive and mental views, social and cultural views, and cognitive linguistics and philosophical views, Stone and Bietti current a breadth of study on reminiscence in context. subject matters lined include:

    • the building of self-identity in reminiscence
    • flashbulb stories
    • scaffolding reminiscence
    • the cultural psychology of remembering
    • social points of memory
    • the mnemonic results of silence
    • emotion and memory
    • eyewitness identification
    • multimodal conversation and collective remembering.


Contextualizing Human reminiscence allows researchers to appreciate the range of labor undertaken in comparable fields, and to understand the significance of context in figuring out while, how and what's remembered at any given recollection. The ebook will attract researchers, teachers and postgraduate scholars within the fields of cognitive and social psychology, in addition to these in similar disciplines attracted to studying extra in regards to the advancing box of reminiscence stories.

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