This study aims to reveal autobiographical memory and its relation to psychological well - being among Yarmouk University students. To achieve the objectives of the study, the researcher uses the Memory Experiences Questionnaire (MEQ) , and the psychological well - being scale. The sample of the study consists of 651 male and female students of Yarmouk University in the bachelor and postgraduate academic levels. The result of the study showed that the dimensions of autobiographical memory (vividness, time perspective, emotional intensity, accessibility, and coherence) among the students were high, and the remaining dimensions were at a moderate level. The results also revealed statistically significant differences in autobiographical memory due to gender, for the autobiographical memory dimensions (vitality, accessibility, sensory details, emotional intensity, time perspective, and sharing) in favor of females, and the valence dimension in favor of males. Moreover, there were no differences between the means of the responses of students on coherence, visual perspective, distancing due to gender. There were no statistically significant differences for the dimensions of accessibility, sensory details, emotional intensity, visual perspective, participation, distancing, vividness due to academic level. The results also showed a statistically significant correlation between autobiographical memory and students› psychological well - being on the dimensions of vividness, coherence, sensory detail, emotional intensity, time perspective, and sharing. In contrast, the dimensions of accessibility, visual perspective, distancing, and valence were not statistically significant.
Ababneh, Mohammed Yousof and Zghoul, Rafe Aqeel
"Autobiographical Memory and Its Relationship with Psychological Well - Being Among Yarmouk University Students,"
Journal of Al-Quds Open University for Educational & Psychological Research & Studies: Vol. 12:
37, Article 2.
Available at: https://digitalcommons.aaru.edu.jo/jaqou_edpsych/vol12/iss37/2