Methodological Issues for Naturalistic Event Memory Research
University of Bristol, UK
In the past 20 years, many memory researchers have ventured outside of the confines of the traditional laboratory experiment into what has become known as the everyday memory movement. Most cognitive psychologists have welcomed this diversification and this book is testament to the willingness of researchers to combine traditional and everyday approaches for understanding memory. However, there has been some controversy. Specifically, Banaji and Crowder (1989) wrote a damning critique of the everyday movement, and this led to a spirited debate about the merits of both approaches.
One of the problems with the debate is that the label “everyday ...