Autobiographical Memory and the Construction of a Narrative by Robyn Fivush, Catherine A. Haden

By Robyn Fivush, Catherine A. Haden

It's a truism in psychology that self and autobiographical reminiscence are associated, but we nonetheless recognize strangely little concerning the nature of this relation. students from a number of disciplines, together with cognitive psychology, developmental psychology, anthropology, and philosophy have all started theorizing and writing in regards to the ways that autobiographical reminiscence is equipped, the position that narratives play within the improvement of autobiographical reminiscence, and the relatives among autobiographical reminiscence, narrative, and self thought. If narratives are a serious hyperlink among reminiscence and self, then it turns into obvious that the jobs of language and social interplay are paramount. those are the problems addressed during this quantity. even if person authors provide their very own particular views in illuminating the character of the hyperlink among self and reminiscence, the individuals proportion a point of view that either reminiscence and self are developed via particular sorts of social interactions and/or cultural frameworks that bring about the formation of an autobiographical narrative. Taken jointly, the chapters weave a coherent tale approximately how each one people creates a lifestyles narrative embedded in social-cultural frameworks that outline what's acceptable to recollect, tips on how to bring it to mind, and what it potential to be a self with an autobiographical prior.

Show description

Read or Download Autobiographical Memory and the Construction of a Narrative Self: Developmental and Cultural Perspectives PDF

Similar developmental psychology books

Developmental Psychology: Childhood and Adolescence (9th Edition)

This well known, topically equipped, and punctiliously up-to-date baby and adolescent improvement textual content provides you with the easiest theories, learn, and useful recommendation that developmentalists need to supply this present day. Authors David R. Shaffer and Katherine Kipp give you a present and finished evaluate of kid and adolescent improvement, written in transparent, concise language that talks "to" you instead of "at" you.

The Systems Model of Creativity (The Collected Works of Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi, Volume 1)

This primary quantity of the accrued Works of Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi represents his paintings on paintings and Creativity.

Starting along with his seminal 1964 research on creativity as much as his 2010 booklet in "Newsweek," the quantity spans over 4 many years of analysis and writing and obviously indicates Csikszentmihalyi s personal improvement as a tutorial, psychologist, researcher and individual. Unconventional and unorthodox in his process, Csikszentmihalyi selected the subject of creativity as a box of analysis believing it can support him be a greater psychologist and increase his knowing of ways to stay a greater life.

The chapters during this quantity hint the historical past of the research of creativity again to the times of Guilford and learn on IQ and Jacob Getzels paintings on creativity and intelligence. Firmly grounded in that historical past, but extending it in new instructions, Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi began his life-long research on creative creativity. His first broad examine on the college of the artwork Institute of Chicago enabled him to monitor, try out and interview advantageous artwork scholars drawing in a studio.

The examine shaped the very foundation of all his paintings at the topic and has led to numerous articles, represented during this quantity, on such creativity-related strategies as challenge fixing as opposed to challenge discovering, the character of the artist, the impact of the social context, creativity as a social building, developmental matters and move. the most contribution to the subject of creativity and likewise the most inspiration explored during this quantity, is the structures version of Creativity. Seven chapters during this quantity talk about the improvement of this conceptual version and concept. "

Emotion and Adaptation

During this landmark paintings, Richard Lazarus -- one of many world's best specialists -- bargains a complete remedy of the psychology of emotion, its position in model, and the problems that needs to be addressed to appreciate it. The paintings offers a whole idea of emotional techniques, explaining how diversified feelings are elicited and expressed, and the way the emotional variety of people develops over their lifetime.

The Very Next New Thing: Commentaries on the Latest Developments That Will Be Changing Your Life

The velocity of swap on this planet has speeded up dramatically to the purpose the place a concerted expertise and continuous attempt are required to maintain. As sleek know-how always brings new advancements all through society at an ever-increasing cost, we have to comprehend the advances which are reshaping our global in an effort to greater comply with those coming changes—and occasionally, cash in on them.

Additional info for Autobiographical Memory and the Construction of a Narrative Self: Developmental and Cultural Perspectives

Sample text

Mother–child talk about the here-and-now: Linkages to subsequent remembering. Biennial Meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, Washington, DC. Harter, S. (1998). Developmental changes in the self-system across the 5 to 7 shift. In A. Sameroff & M. ), Reason and responsibility: The passage through childhood (pp. 207– 236). Chicago: University of Chicago Press. Hendriks-Jansen, H. (1996). Catching ourselves in the act: Situated activity, interactive emergence, evolution, and human thought.

Did he have a sore back? He did? And what did he have at the hospital that you liked? What were you eating at the hospital? Child: I nand. Mother: Bananas? Child: Nah. Mother: And some grapes. Did you have some grapes? And a lolly. Child: Mmmm. The child’s clear interest and participation in the conversation, even at an age when she is not capable of producing many memory responses, most likely allows her mother to adopt a more elaborative questioning style. Clearly mothers and children both contribute to the development of children’s reminiscing, even from when children are as young as 1½ years of age.

Episodic and semantic memory. In E. Tulving & W. ), Organization of memory (pp. 382–403). New York: Academic Press. Tulving, E. (1983). Elements of episodic memory. New York: Oxford University Press. , & Lepage, M. (2000). Where in the brain is the awareness of one’s past? In D. L. Schacter & E. ), Memory, brain, and belief (pp. 208–228). Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press. , & Neisser, U. (1993). Childhood amnesia and the beginnings of memory for four early life events. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 122, 155–165.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.87 of 5 – based on 37 votes