episodic memory

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episodic memory

n
the recollection of events within their historical setting. Compare semantic memory
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Noun1.episodic memory - memory for episodes in your own life
long-term memory, LTM - your general store of remembered information
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Their experimental examination demonstrates some ways in which semantic and episodic knowledge differences likely influence the perspectives taken when people complete ill-structured tasks involving financial reporting quality assessments.
The theoretical premise for all three hypotheses is that financial experts have relatively well-developed memories containing semantic (and episodic) knowledge that they can readily access to render judgments about reporting quality, whereas financial literates have relatively impoverished memories containing mostly episodic knowledge.
Episodic knowledge consists of one's experience with knowledge.