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Human Memory: Exploration and Application

Human Memory: Exploration and Application

By: Karl Haberlandt (author)Hardback

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This book presents cutting-edge advances in human memory research fully integrated within the mainstream of the cognitive approach. Written in a lucid and engaging style, this book provides an overview of the multifaceted psychological study of memory. It introduces the principal issues of research on human memory, describes important research paradigms, and identifies connections across different traditions of memory research. The twelve chapters are predicated on the notion that an understanding of human memory requires familiarity with memory issues as seen from a variety of perspectives, including the psychobiological, developmental, neuropsychological, and applied perspectives, as well as the traditional cognitive point of view.


Each chapter begins with "Introduction" and ends with "Conclusion." 1. Introduction. Thinking about Memory.Investigating Memory.Memory in the Context of Cognition.Preview.2.The Pioneers of Memory Research From Ebbinghaus to Lashley. Experimental Study of Memory.Neuropsychological and Psychodynamic Views of Memory.Learning and Memory in Animals.3.Memory and Brain. Research Methods in Neuroscience.Plasticity in the Brain.Where Are Memories Located?The Hippocampus.Frontal Lobes.4.Memory for Facts. Episodic Memory.Semantic Memory.5.Memory for Skills. Implicit Memory.Learning and Remembering Cognitive Skills.6.Working Memory. The Two-Store Model of Memory and Its Critics.Activity in Working Memory.The Multiple-Components Model of Working Memory.7.Models of Memory. The SAM Model.Neural Network Models.Anderson' ACT Framework.8.Memory from Infancy to Old Age: Developmental Changes. Memory Development during Childhood.Memory Changes during Older Adulthood.9.Autobiographical and Emotional Memories. Autobiographical Memory.Remembering Emotional Events.The Memory Wars.10.Memory Impairments. The Amnesic Disorders.Impairment of Specialized Memory Functions.Alzheimer's Disease.11.Issues in Memory Research. How Many Memories?Memory: What Are the Important Questions?12.Memory in Everyday Life. Remembering and Forgetting in Everyday Life.Education.Memory and the Law.Coping with Memory Impairments.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780205189922
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 373
  • ID: 9780205189922
  • weight: 637
  • ISBN10: 020518992X

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