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September, 2015
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This paper focuses on the transpersonal dimension, and considers newborn memories within the wider context of memories unexplainable in general physical terms.


The aim of this article is to report the results of an Internet-based survey conducted in Japan concerning the four types of children’s memories: (i) birth memories; (ii) womb memories; (iii) life-between-life or prelife memories (memories before conception); and (iv) past-life memories. A child having one type of these memories often possesses other types (Ohkado & Ikegawa, 2014). It is expected that analyzing these four types of memories simultaneously will shed new light on children’s psychology. All these memories are of great potential importance for parent-child relationship and hence, child-rearing, since they tend to have positive effect on parents, especially mothers.


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