Prospective memory

Diana Rodrigues Pereira
2018 Psicologia  
The planning of a future intention, maintaining it during a variable period of time, and recovering it in the expected moment and/or context has been explored under the umbrella term of Prospective Memory (PM). For instance, remember to deliver a message to a certain person or to take some medication at the appropriate time are activities decidedly dependent on a good PM function. In this context, the present work aims to provide a brief overview of the uprising research dedicated to PM,
more » ... cated to PM, including an analysis of the definition, of the current theoretical approaches, and of the main procedures used in this field. Additionally, this review also covers some of the results obtained concerning the study of PM across development, the advanced neural correlates, and the strategies proposed to boost PM functioning. As final considerations, we pinpoint the main shortcomings and the potentialities ascribed to the PM research domain.
doi:10.17575/rpsicol.v32i1.1300 fatcat:ouz3ya542rbupkczopesmrpg6q