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Alcohol and Human Memory (PLE: Memory)

Alcohol and Human Memory (PLE: Memory)

1st Edition

Isabel M. Birnbaum, Elizabeth S. Parker
July 28, 2016

Originally published in 1977, the chapters in this volume offer a concise review of the research and new direction in the study of alcohol and cognition at the time. Each chapter has been prepared by an eminent researcher who was currently involved in investigating human cognitive behaviour. The...

Short-term Visual Information Forgetting (PLE: Memory)

Short-term Visual Information Forgetting (PLE: Memory)

1st Edition

A.H.C. van der Heijden
May 20, 2016

When this title was originally published in 1981, the information processing approach to perception and memory was dominant in experimental psychology, and the research reported here had major implications for future development. After exploring the shortcomings of earlier work in this field, the...

Neuropsychology of the Amnesic Syndrome (PLE: Memory)

Neuropsychology of the Amnesic Syndrome (PLE: Memory)

1st Edition

Alan J. Parkin, Nicholas Leng
February 28, 2016

Originally published in 1993, this book provides the clinician, researcher and student with a comprehensive account of the neuropsychology of the amnesic syndrome. The opening chapter places the amnesic syndrome within the overall context of memory disorders and provides a theoretical basis for...

Perspectives on Memory Research (PLE:Memory): Essays in Honor of Uppsala University's 500th Anniversary

Perspectives on Memory Research (PLE:Memory): Essays in Honor of Uppsala University's 500th Anniversary

1st Edition

Lars-Göran Nilsson
February 28, 2016

Originally published in 1979, this book contains papers presented at a conference held in 1977 to celebrate the 500th anniversary of the University of Uppsala. Beyond the commemoration, the main reason for this conference was to get students of memory together to discuss and evaluate the memory...

Temporal Codes for Memories (PLE: Memory): Issues and Problems

Temporal Codes for Memories (PLE: Memory): Issues and Problems

1st Edition

Benton J. Underwood
February 28, 2016

Given two events, both of which are well remembered, can we specify which event occurred first? If so, how? For example, did Nixon resign, before or after Billie Jean King beat Bobby Riggs? Originally published in 1977, little was known about the accuracy of temporal codes for memories, and still...

The Memory Trace: Its Formation and its Fate

The Memory Trace: Its Formation and its Fate

1st Edition

Erich Goldmeier
January 21, 2016

There was some agreement about what memory traces were not, but little about what actually did characterize the memory trace. Yet models and theories of memory at the time could not help making implicit and often unrecognized assumptions about the memory trace. Originally published in 1982, this...

Ontogeny of Learning and Memory (PLE: Memory)

Ontogeny of Learning and Memory (PLE: Memory)

1st Edition

Norman E. Spear, Byron A. Campbell
January 21, 2016

Originally published in 1979, this volume contains chapters prepared following a conference at SUNY- Binghamton in 1977. The conference was the outcome of exciting new developments that had occurred in the ontogeny of learning and memory at the time, as well as a long-standing friendship between...

A Dictionary of Mnemonics (PLE: Memory)

A Dictionary of Mnemonics (PLE: Memory)

1st Edition

Various
January 21, 2016

The Greeks invented them. All manner of people in the European Middle Ages used them, often with creative and brilliant effect. Victorian schoolmasters in England almost buried them and the pupils who had to cram facts parrot-fashion. Originally published in 1972, this title brought mnemonics back...

Memory Development in Children

Memory Development in Children

1st Edition

Peter A. Ornstein
January 21, 2016

Originally published in 1978, the contributors to this volume offer here chapters and position papers concerned with children’s memory. The chapters represent in-depth reports on children’s sensory memory, rehearsal processes, and organizational processes, as well as treatments of constructive...

Retrieval and Organizational Strategies in Conceptual Memory (PLE: Memory): A Computer Model

Retrieval and Organizational Strategies in Conceptual Memory (PLE: Memory): A Computer Model

1st Edition

Janet L. Kolodner
January 21, 2016

‘Someday we expect that computers will be able to keep us informed about the news. People have imagined being able to ask their home computers questions such as "What’s going on in the world?"…’. Originally published in 1984, this book is a fascinating look at the world of memory and computers...

The Basis of Memory

The Basis of Memory

1st Edition

W.R. Bousfield
January 21, 2016

Originally published in 1928 this short essay looks two rival theories of the time, both hypothetical, and explores which one ‘better fits the facts’. Whether memory depends on "enduring traces" in brain structure (to use the language of Professor Semon), or whether it depends on records in "...

Processes of Animal Memory (PLE: Memory)

Processes of Animal Memory (PLE: Memory)

1st Edition

Douglas L. Medin, William A. Roberts, Roger T. Davis
January 21, 2016

Originally published in 1976, this volume contains new and original contributions of the time addressed to a related set of ideas concerning processes of memory in animals. The theme is that animals remember and that theories of animal learning must take this into account as well as the coding...

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