Aging and Wellness Series
Lesson Four: Remembering
QUESTIONS WORTH CONSIDERING
3. This Soul & Science lesson describes three types of reminiscence:
- Integrative: attempts to resolve past conflicts and discrepancies, to integrate life events into coherent patterns, and to find a place for oneself in the sea of humanity.
- Instrumental: remembering past episodes of solving life problems as well as drawing lessons from the past to solve a present problem.
- Transmissive: wisdom gained from a lifetime of learning.
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