episodic memory

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episodic memory

[‚ep·ə¦säd·ik ′mem·rē]
(psychology)
Memory of information about specific past events that involved the self and occurred at a particular time and place.
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You understand this scenario based on your schemas, which are filled with default values based on your personal topic and episodic knowledge related to them.
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.