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Memory

  1. Psychology Library Editions: Memory

    By Various

    Series: Psychology Library Editions: Memory

    Memory is one of the core areas of academic research in cognitive psychology. Psychology Library Editions: Memory brings together a series of previously out-of-print titles, available as a 27-volume set or as individual volumes. The authors come from diverse backgrounds and many of...

    Published April 23rd 2014 by Psychology Press

  2. A Dictionary of Mnemonics (PLE: Memory)

    By Various

    Series: Psychology Library Editions: Memory

    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...

    Published April 24th 2014 by Psychology Press

  3. Alcohol and Human Memory (PLE: Memory)

    Edited by Isabel M. Birnbaum, Elizabeth S. Parker

    Series: Psychology Library Editions: Memory

    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...

    Published April 23rd 2014 by Psychology Press

  4. The Basis of Memory (PLE: Memory)

    By W.R. Bousfield

    Series: Psychology Library Editions: Memory

    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 "...

    Published April 23rd 2014 by Psychology Press

  5. Human Memory and Amnesia (PLE: Memory)

    Edited by Laird S. Cermak

    Series: Psychology Library Editions: Memory

    Originally published in 1982, this book brings together two areas of research previously studied in parallel, with little interaction (particularly in the US): normal memory processing and the amnesic syndrome. When trying to document the relationship between the two it became apparent that there...

    Published April 24th 2014 by Psychology Press

  6. Levels of Processing in Human Memory (PLE: Memory)

    Edited by Laird S. Cermak, Fergus I.M. Craik

    Series: Psychology Library Editions: Memory

    As a conceptual framework for the investigation of human memory, the levels-of-processing paradigm had enjoyed immense popularity since its introduction in the early 1970s. It was the impetus behind literally hundreds of experiments and was used as an "explanation" for a wide range of retention...

    Published April 24th 2014 by Psychology Press

  7. The Memory Trace (PLE: Memory)

    Its Formation and its Fate

    By Erich Goldmeier

    Series: Psychology Library Editions: Memory

    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...

    Published April 24th 2014 by Psychology Press

  8. Memory, Thinking and Language (PLE: Memory)

    Topics in Cognitive Psychology

    By Judith Greene

    Series: Psychology Library Editions: Memory

    In the ten years prior to its original publication in 1987, cognitive psychology uncovered the increasingly important role of knowledge stored in memory and the integrated nature of cognitive processes. In Memory, Thinking and Language the author takes these three traditional topics and places them...

    Published April 24th 2014 by Psychology Press

  9. Introduction to Human Memory (PLE: Memory)

    By Vernon Gregg

    Series: Psychology Library Editions: Memory

    Originally published in 1986, this book was written for undergraduates who had completed an introductory course in psychology, and aimed to acquaint the student with the core of recent experimental findings and theoretical ideas concerning human memory. Each chapter deals with a specific area of...

    Published April 23rd 2014 by Psychology Press

  10. Person Memory (PLE: Memory)

    The Cognitive Basis of Social Perception

    Edited by Reid Hastie, Thomas M. Ostrom, Ebbe B. Ebbesen, Robert S. Wyer, David L. Hamilton, Donal E. Carlston

    Series: Psychology Library Editions: Memory

    Originally published in 1980, this title came about after many late night discussions between the authors during a 3-week workshop on Mathematical Approaches to Person Perception in 1974. In subsequent meetings a mutual interest emerged in the development of cognitive information processing...

    Published April 24th 2014 by Psychology Press

  11. Short-term Visual Information Forgetting (PLE: Memory)

    By A.H.C. van der Heijden

    Series: Psychology Library Editions: Memory

    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...

    Published April 24th 2014 by Psychology Press

  12. Organisation and Memory (PLE: Memory)

    A Review and a Project in Subnormality

    By Peter Herriot, Josephine M. Green, Roy McConkey

    Series: Psychology Library Editions: Memory

    Originally published in 1973, this volume looks at the organisation of memory data in, what at the time was termed, ‘mental handicap’. The first part surveys recent work in this important area, giving a general account of experiments and findings. The second part reports a particular piece of...

    Published April 23rd 2014 by Psychology Press

  13. Working Memory and Severe Learning Difficulties (PLE: Memory)

    By Charles Hulme, Susie Mackenzie

    Series: Psychology Library Editions: Memory

    "Working memory" is a term used to refer to the systems responsible for the temporary storage of information during the performance of cognitive tasks. The efficiency of working memory skills in children may place limitations on the learning and performance of educationally important skills such as...

    Published April 24th 2014 by Psychology Press

  14. The Science of Memory (PLE: Memory)

    By David Kay

    Series: Psychology Library Editions: Memory

    Originally published in 1902, this title was discovered as a manuscript after the author’s death and was published 4 years later. David Kay published articles on various subjects and was one of the sub-editors on the eighth edition of Encyclopaedia Britannica. After writing an article on mnemonics...

    Published April 23rd 2014 by Psychology Press

  15. Functional Disorders of Memory (PLE: Memory)

    Edited by John F. Kihlstrom, Frederick J. Evans

    Series: Psychology Library Editions: Memory

    Originally published in 1979, the chapters in this volume summarize the available knowledge pertaining to a variety of functional – as opposed to explicitly organic – amnesias and disruptions of memory. Each chapter is written by an expert, and each author has attempted to integrate his area of...

    Published April 24th 2014 by Psychology Press

  16. The Representation of Meaning in Memory (PLE: Memory)

    By Walter Kintsch

    Series: Psychology Library Editions: Memory

    Originally published in 1974, this volume presents empirical and theoretical investigations of the role of meaning in psychological processes. A theory is proposed for the representation of the meaning of texts, employing ordered lists of propositions. The author explores the adequacy of this...

    Published April 23rd 2014 by Psychology Press

  17. Retrieval and Organizational Strategies in Conceptual Memory (PLE: Memory)

    A Computer Model

    By Janet L. Kolodner

    Series: Psychology Library Editions: Memory

    ‘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...

    Published April 24th 2014 by Psychology Press

  18. Connectionist Models of Memory and Language (PLE: Memory)

    Edited by Joseph P. Levy, Dimitrios Bairaktaris, John A. Bullinaria, Paul Cairns

    Series: Psychology Library Editions: Memory

    Connectionist modelling and neural network applications had become a major sub-field of cognitive science by the mid-1990s. In this ground-breaking book, originally published in 1995, leading connectionists shed light on current approaches to memory and language modelling at the time. The book is...

    Published April 23rd 2014 by Psychology Press

  19. Processes of Animal Memory (PLE: Memory)

    Edited by Douglas L. Medin, William A. Roberts, Roger T. Davis

    Series: Psychology Library Editions: Memory

    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...

    Published April 23rd 2014 by Psychology Press

  20. Perspectives on Memory Research (PLE:Memory)

    Essays in Honor of Uppsala University's 500th Anniversary

    Edited by Lars-Göran Nilsson

    Series: Psychology Library Editions: Memory

    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...

    Published April 24th 2014 by Psychology Press

  21. Memory Development in Children (PLE: Memory)

    Edited by Peter A. Ornstein

    Series: Psychology Library Editions: Memory

    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...

    Published April 23rd 2014 by Psychology Press

  22. Neuropsychology of the Amnesic Syndrome (PLE: Memory)

    By Alan J. Parkin, Nicholas Leng

    Series: Psychology Library Editions: Memory

    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...

    Published April 24th 2014 by Psychology Press

  23. New Directions in Memory and Aging (PLE: Memory)

    Proceedings of the George A. Talland Memorial Conference

    Edited by Leonard W. Poon, James Fozard, Laird S. Cermak, David Arenberg, Larry W. Thompson

    Series: Psychology Library Editions: Memory

    Originally published in 1980, this book contains the proceedings from a memorial conference held in honour of George A. Talland, who made a significant contribution to the area of memory and aging. The major objective of the volume was to stimulate research towards a more comprehensive...

    Published April 24th 2014 by Psychology Press

  24. The Processing of Memories (PLE: Memory)

    Forgetting and Retention

    By Norman E. Spear

    Series: Psychology Library Editions: Memory

    Originally published in 1978, this volume contains the evidence that is most crucial for our understanding the processes of forgetting and retention. Organized in terms of problem areas and issues that are particularly pertinent to understanding these processes, the book deals with both animal and...

    Published April 23rd 2014 by Psychology Press

  25. Ontogeny of Learning and Memory (PLE: Memory)

    Edited by Norman E. Spear, Byron A. Campbell

    Series: Psychology Library Editions: Memory

    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...

    Published April 24th 2014 by Psychology Press

  26. Temporal Codes for Memories (PLE: Memory)

    Issues and Problems

    By Benton J. Underwood

    Series: Psychology Library Editions: Memory

    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...

    Published April 24th 2014 by Psychology Press

  27. Clinical Management of Memory Problems (2nd Edn) (PLE: Memory)

    Edited by Barbara Wilson, Nick Moffat

    Series: Psychology Library Editions: Memory

    Many patients with stroke, head injuries or dementia suffer severe memory impairment and in many cases improvement may fail to occur. This book, first published in 1984 followed by this second edition in 1992, offers practical guidelines to the problems and is supported by a discussion of theory...

    Published April 24th 2014 by Psychology Press

  28. Imagery, Memory and Cognition (PLE: Memory)

    Essays in Honor of Allan Paivio

    Edited by John C. Yuille

    Series: Psychology Library Editions: Memory

    Originally published in 1983, the 14 chapters in this volume are based upon presentations made to a conference held at the University of Western Ontario in June, 1981. The primary purpose of that conference was to mark the 10th anniversary of the publication of Allan Paivio’s text, Imagery and...

    Published April 23rd 2014 by Psychology Press