Memory, Amnesia, and the Episodic/Semantic Distinction

  • Daniel L. Schacter
  • Endel Tulving


Imagine that our present civilization develops more or less peacefully and that the world is still intact a thousand years from now. Imagine further that you could visit the future world and bring back with you, among other things, the answer to one crucial question about human memory. What would be the question, and why?


Free Recall Retention Interval Episodic Memory Semantic Memory Autobiographical Memory 
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  • Daniel L. Schacter
    • 1
  • Endel Tulving
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of PsychologyUniversity of TorontoTorontoCanada

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