episodic memory

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episodic memory

Neurology A 'cognitive' form of memory based on personal experience. See Memory.

episodic memory

The ability to recall discrete events (e.g., in one's personal history).
See also: memory
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It also comprises episodic knowledge built up from users' experience with the operating system, including how to run a program, open a file, use a spreadsheet, listen to CD music, and use email.
Software development can be improved by recognizing the related knowledge structure or representations, including building schemas, validating schema default values, acquiring topic knowledge, requiring appropriate episodic knowledge, performing planning activities, applying formal specifications (encoding knowledge into a propositional form) to define problems, and having the appropriate tools to manage the chunking phenomenon.