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Reformatted and including new chapters, this revised edition covers the topic of human memory and includes the role of consciousness in learning and memory, previously omitted from the first publication due to a lack of agreement about the new area of research. The three additional chapters cover: the philosophy and empirical factors influencing the study of consciousness; implicit knowledge and learning; and the evidence for implicit memory and its relationship to the phenomenal experience of 'remembering' and 'knowing'.
Why Do We Need Memory? Perceiving and Remembering. How Many Kinds of Memory? The Evidence for STM. The Role of Memory in Cognition - Working Memory. Visual Memory and the Visuo-spatial Sketchpad. Attention and the Control of Memory. When Practice Makes Perfect. Organizing and Learning. Acquiring Habits. When Memory Fails. Retrieval. Recollection and Autobiographical Memory. Where Next? Connectionism Rides Again. Knowledge. Memory, Emotion and Cognition. Understanding Amnesia. Treating Memory Problems. Consciousness. Implicit Knowledge and Learning. Implicit Memory and Recollection.