Memory from A to Z: Keywords, Concepts, and Beyond

Paperback | May 11, 2004

byYadin Dudai

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Now available as a low priced paperback, this is an innovative, readable and engaging companion to the language of memory research. It consists of over 130 entries, bound within a coherent conceptual framework. Each entry starts with a definition, or a set of definitions, followed byin-depth and provocative discussion of the origin, meaning, usage and applicability of ideas and problems central to the neuroscience of memory and scientific culture at large. The entries, linked by webs of associations, can be read and enjoyed, and provide a versatile tool kit; a source fordefinitions, information and further reading; a trigger for contemplation, discussion and experimentation; and an aid to study, teaching and debate in classes and seminars. The text is supported by an extensive reference listing, and there is a comprehensive subject index, incorporating a muchwider range of terms relevant to the field. Memory from A to Z provides a unique, highly valuable introduction to the field of memory for students and researchers approaching the subject for the first time, while at the same time serving and stimulating the more experienced.

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Now available as a low priced paperback, this is an innovative, readable and engaging companion to the language of memory research. It consists of over 130 entries, bound within a coherent conceptual framework. Each entry starts with a definition, or a set of definitions, followed byin-depth and provocative discussion of the origin, ...

Yadin Dudai is a Professor of Neurobiology, Institute of Brain Research, The Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:344 pages, 9.45 × 6.61 × 0.73 inPublished:May 11, 2004Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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Examples of entries (all together 132)AcquisitionAmnesiaCapacityCoincidence detectCollective memoryConfabulationConsolidationCueEngramEnigmaEpisodic memoryExperimental extincFlashbulb memoryLearning setMapMetamemoryNeurogeneticsObservational LearningPalimpsestPersistencePrimingReductionReinforcerState-dependent leaSurpriseWorking memory

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`A charming book designed especially for the student... the 131 essays that make up the book are scholarly, up-to-date, even handed and rich in citations... this is an engaging format.'Larry Squire, Nature