Memory

The retrospective and present judgment of the passage of time in the elderly

This study examined the judgment of the passage of time in elderly people living in retirement homes, focusing on the passage of time experienced in the present and that judged retrospectively for short periods (last day, week, month) and longer …

Sleep does not help relearning declarative memories in older adults

How sleep affects memory in older adults is a critical topic, since age significantly impacts both sleep and memory. For declarative memory, previous research reports contradictory results, with some studies showing sleep-dependent memory …

“Does it improve the mind’s eye?”: sensorimotor simulation in episodic event construction

Memories are not frozen in the past. Instead, they can be dynamically combined to allow individuals to adapt to the present or even imagine the future. This recombination, called event construction, also means that it might be possible to improve …

Improving recall and imagination of past and future events through the Episodic Specificity Induction: a French adaptation and validation study.

Episodic Specificity Induction (ESI) – a brief training in recollecting details of a recent event—increases the production of episodic (internal) details in the subsequent description of a recalled or imagined event (i.e. memory or imagination …