Series: Essays in Cognitive Psychology
The idea of one's memory "filling up" is a humorous misconception of how memory in general is thought to work; it is actually has no capacity limit. However, the idea of a "full brain" makes more sense with reference to working memory, which is the limited amount of information a person can hold...
Published June 8th 2014 by Psychology Press
Human memory is not only the repository of our past but the essence of who we are. As such, it is of enduring fascination. We marvel at its resilience in some situations and its fragility in others. The origin of this extraordinary cognitive capacity in infancy and childhood is the focus of...
Published September 8th 2008 by Psychology Press
The origin of memory in childhood is the focus of vigorous research and debate. Providing a thorough update of topics covered in the first edition, this book also offers new research on significant themes and ideas that have emerged recently....
Published February 26th 1998 by Psychology Press
One of the most important and fascinating aspects of human growth is the development of memory, a person's mental record of the past. This volume has been compiled to provide an in depth analysis of current areas of research on memory development. Leading academics in this field have written about...
Published January 30th 1997 by Routledge