Autobiographical Memory In American Girls

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The influence of culture is notorious in the children’s autobiographical memories. This type of memory is fundamental because trough it we can collect memories from the past and at the same time, we can distinguish these memories from present experiences. In a case exposed in the book American girls provide autobiographical descriptions that are more specific than descriptions made by China and Korean kids. The book exposes this situation as result from the different perceptions in both cultures. Korean mothers are less involve in detailed conversations about past, while American mothers are more dedicated and focus on themes about referent to being independent. (Santrock 232) The autographical memory is important in the memory between men

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