Human Memory: Second Edition

Hardcover | November 8, 2010

byGabriel A. RadvanskyEditorGabriel A. Radvansky

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Provides students with a guide to human memory, its properties, theories about how it works, and how studying it can help us understand who we are and why we do the things that we do.

For undergraduate and graduate courses in Human Memory.

This book provides a very broad range of topics covering more territory than most books. In addition to some coverage of basic issues of human memory and cognition that are of interest to researchers in the field, the chapters also cover issues that will be relevant to students with a range of interests including those students interested in clinical, social, and developmental psychology, as well as those planning on going on to medical and law schools. The writing is aimed at talking directly to students (as opposed to talking down to them) in a clear and effective manner. Not too dense, but also not too conversational as well. This 2nd edition includes a series of exercises that allow the student to try out the concepts and principles conveyed in the chapters, or to use as the basis for exploring their own ideas.

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Provides students with a guide to human memory, its properties, theories about how it works, and how studying it can help us understand who we are and why we do the things that we do. For undergraduate and graduate courses in Human Memory. This book provides a very broad range of topics covering more territory than most books. In a...

Professor Radvansky was largely raised in the Cleveland area, attending St.Ignatius High School and then earning his undergraduate degree in 1987 from Cleveland State University under the watchful eye of Mark Ashcraft, with whom he has recently coauthored a textbook: Cognition. Afterward, he attended Michigan State University where hi...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:434 pages, 10.5 × 7.25 × 1.25 inPublished:November 8, 2010Publisher:Taylor and FrancisLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0205734820

ISBN - 13:9780205734825

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Table of Contents

1. Overview and History of Memory Research  2. Neuroscience of Memory  3. Methods and Principles  4. Sensory and Short-Term Memory  5. Working Memory  6. Non-Declarative Memory  7. Episodic Memory  8. Memory for Space and Time  9. Semantic Memory  10. Formal Models of Memory  11. Autobiographical Memory  12. Memory and Reality  13. Memory and the Law  14. Metamemory  15. Memory and Development  16. Amnesia  17. Other Conditions that Affect Memory