Past and future, human and nonhuman, semantic/procedural and episodic

James R. Hurford, Molly Flaherty, Giorgis Argyropoulos

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The overlap of representations of past and future is not a completely new idea. Suddendorf & Corballis (S&C) usefully discuss the problems of testing the existence of such representations. Our taxonomy of memory differs from theirs, emphasizing the late evolutionary emergence of notions of time in memory.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)324-325
JournalBehavioral and Brain Sciences
Issue number3
Publication statusE-pub ahead of print - 29 Oct 2007


  • animal cognition
  • cognitive evolution
  • comparative psychology
  • episodic memory
  • memory systems
  • mental time travel
  • planning
  • prospection


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