Memory Improvement: Implications for Memory Theory by Douglas J. HerrmannMemory Improvement: Implications for Memory Theory by Douglas J. Herrmann

Memory Improvement: Implications for Memory Theory

byDouglas J. HerrmannEditorHerbert Weingartner, Alan Searleman

Paperback | October 8, 2011

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Memory Improvement: Implications for Memory Theory brings together researchers working on various aspects in the field. Recent findings on memory improvement are examined, and their relevance to memory theory is demonstrated. A majority of the chapters review how certain psychological factors (psychopharmacology, emotional state, metamemory, strategies, practice, external aids, social interaction, context, and attention) may be influenced to improve one's memory. In the final chapters an attempt is made to relate memory-improvement phenomena to the theory of memory improvement and to memory theory in general. This book extends understanding of memory and questions to what extent the memory system functions independently of the rest of the psychological system. The book is aimed at a broad spectrum of psychologists interested in state-of-the-art memory-improvement research from both a practical and a theoretical perspective.
Title:Memory Improvement: Implications for Memory TheoryFormat:PaperbackDimensions:263 pagesPublished:October 8, 2011Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:146127656X

ISBN - 13:9781461276562

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Table of Contents

The New Approach to Memory Improvement: Problems and Prospects.- Memory Improvement and Memory Theory in Historical Perspective.- Clinical and Pharmacological Perspectives for Treating Memory Failures.- Improving Memory and Mood Through Automatic and Controlled Procedures of Mind.- Improving Memory: The Possible Roles of Metamemory.- Memory Strategy Instruction That Promotes Good Information Processing.- External Memory Aids: Effects and Effectiveness.- The Role of Social Interaction in Memory Improvement.- Attention and Memory Improvement.- Memory in Context: A Case Study of "Bubbles P.," A Gifted but Uneven Memorizer.- Improving Memory Through Practice.- Memory Improvement in Context: Implications for the Development of Memory Improvement Theory.- Memory in Life, Lab, and Clinic: Implications for Memory Theory.- Author Index.