ON THE ISSUE OF THE STUDY OF AUTOBIOGRAPHICAL MEMORY

Sergey Nikolayevich Nikishov, Irina Stanislavovna Osipova, Elena Gennadyevna Pronkina
2017 Asian Journal of Pharmaceutical and Clinical Research  
Objective: The article focuses on the topical problem of the functioning of autobiographical memory, which is considered as a higher mental function. The aim of the research is to study autobiographical memory of people of different age groups using the method of free recall of events.Methods: The main parameters of the analysis are as follows: "Memories peak," subjective importance of the events and dynamics of autobiographical memory.Results: The research results suggest that positive
more » ... ces dominate in the structure of autobiographical memory. This may indicate psychological protective mechanisms of a person. The dynamics of autobiographical memory is observed in all age groups. This results in changing the evaluation of events. This can be explained by a change in personality, the transformation of values, interests and moral principles of a person.Conclusion: The study revealed that subjects of all age groups primarily remember old events and, last of all, the events of the recent past.
doi:10.22159/ajpcr.2017.v10i10.19153 fatcat:7hcltu5thbeb3f33dvj6im7mai