Prospective Memory

Prospective Memory is used a great deal in our day to day lives and refers to remembering to perform intended actions in the future, or simply, remembering to remember. It involves the memory of what we know, containing informational content; prospective memory focuses on when to act, without focusing on informational content. There are two types of prospective memory: event-based and time-based prospective memory. It also involves remembering and fulfilling an intention, it requires episodic memory, declarative memory, and retrospective memory, followed by supervisory executive functions.