Perspective

The Palgrave Encyclopedia of Memory Studies (2023)
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Abstract

The imagery we adopt when recalling the personal past may involve different perspectives. In many cases, we remember the past event from our original point of view. In some cases, however, we remember the past event from an external “observer” perspective and view ourselves in the remembered scene. Are such observer perspective images genuine memories? Are they accurate representations of the personal past? This chapter focuses on such observer perspectives in memory, and outlines and examines proposals about the nature of such imagery.

Author Profiles

Christopher Jude McCarroll
National Yang Ming Chiao Tung University
John Sutton
Macquarie University

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