In our seminar this past quarter, Penny and I were interested in how seemingly irrelevant details of an experience come to have meaning. This paper, recently published in Trends in Cognitive Science has made us think about this in a bit more detail, is what we are reading now, along with related citations.
Kensinger, E. A. 2015. The future can shape memory for the present. Trends in Cognitive Science, 19, 178-79.