One spouse fills in facts and details that the other cannot remember until they’ve

recreated the memory collaboratively.

Correspondence: Laurie K.Lewis, Department of Communication Studies, University of

Texas at Austin, 1 University Station A1 105, Austin, TX 78712-0115; email:


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• A group of children collaborate to create a map of their local town. Each child adds

some creative idea, helps implement the ideas of the other children, and discusses the

merits of contributions. In the end, they create something completely new.