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Major Works: Psychological Science

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Titles published by Routledge Major Works cover an abundance of literature on leading and influential figures, key concepts, topics and sub-disciplines across the social sciences, humanities, behavioural sciences and law.

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  1. 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

  2. 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 24th 2014 by Psychology Press

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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 24th 2014 by Psychology Press

  6. 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

  7. 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 24th 2014 by Psychology Press

  8. 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

  9. 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 24th 2014 by Psychology Press

  10. 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 24th 2014 by Psychology Press