and Overview.- I. Perspectives on Retrospective Reports.- 1 Autobiographical Memory and Survey Research.- 2 The Validity of Retrospective Reports as a Function of the Directness of Retrieval Processes.- 3 Accuracy, Truth, and Meaning in Autobiographical Reports.- 4 On Authenticating and Using Personal Recollections.- 5 Affect and Memory in Retrospective Reports.- II. Retrospective Reports of Behaviors.- 6 The Recall of Physical Pain.- 7 The Effects of Estimation Strategies on the Accuracy of Respondents' Reports of Cigarette Smoking.- 8 Validity of Reports of Long-Term Dietary Memories: Data and a Model.- 9 Errors of Experience: Response Errors in Reports about Child Support and Their Implications for Questionnaire Design.- 10 Judgments of Behavorial Frequencies: Memory Search and Retrieval Strategies.- 11 On Providing Population Data To Improve Respondents' Estimates of Autobiographical Frequencies.- 12 Retrospective Reports: The Impact of Response Formats.- III. Event Dating and Time Estimation.- 13 Telescoping and Temporal Memory.- 14 The Impact of Differing Memory Domains on Event-Dating Processes in Self and Proxy Reports.- IV. Comparisons of Self and Proxy Reports.- 15 Self and Proxy Reports of Everyday Events.- 16 The Effect of Participation Level on Reports of Behavior and Attitudes by Proxy Reporters.- 17 Reconstruction of Relationship Memories: A Mental Models Approach.- V. Memories of the Past and Judgment of Personal and Social Change.- 18 Biasing Effects of Retrospective Reports on Current Self-Assessments.- 19 Reconstructing Social Change through Retrospective Questions: Methodological Problems and Prospects.- 20 Collective Memories in the United States and Lithuania.- References.
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