• Sergey Nikolayevich Nikishov Federal State Budgetary Educational Institution of Higher Education "National Research Ogarev Mordovia State University"
  • Irina Stanislavovna Osipova Federal State Budgetary Educational Institution of Higher Education "National Research Ogarev Mordovia State University"
  • Elena Gennadyevna Pronkina Federal State Budgetary Educational Institution of Higher Education "National Research Ogarev Mordovia State University"



 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 experiences 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.

Keywords: Autobiographical memory, Memories peak, Subjective significance, Dynamics of autobiographical memory.


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Nikishov, S. N., I. S. Osipova, and E. G. Pronkina. “ON THE ISSUE OF THE STUDY OF AUTOBIOGRAPHICAL MEMORY”. Asian Journal of Pharmaceutical and Clinical Research, Vol. 10, no. 10, Sept. 2017, pp. 121-3, doi:10.22159/ajpcr.2017.v10i10.19153.
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