Human Memory : Theory and Practice, Revised Edition / Edition 1

Human Memory : Theory and Practice, Revised Edition / Edition 1

by Alan Baddeley
     
 

ISBN-10: 0205279481

ISBN-13: 9780205279487

Pub. Date: 09/24/1997

Publisher: Pearson

The field of memory in cognitive Psychology is undergoing rapid changes. This new edition is updated with the most-recent discoveries in the field. In this new edition, respected scholar Alan Baddeley retains all of the chapters of the previous edition and adds three new chapters called "Consciousness," "Implicit Learning" and "Recollective and Implicit Memory." The

Overview

The field of memory in cognitive Psychology is undergoing rapid changes. This new edition is updated with the most-recent discoveries in the field. In this new edition, respected scholar Alan Baddeley retains all of the chapters of the previous edition and adds three new chapters called "Consciousness," "Implicit Learning" and "Recollective and Implicit Memory." The new chapters include coverage of one of the most fascinating studies of memory: ecological (or everyday) memory. Addtional topics include: failing memory; retrieval; treating memory problems; and the role of memory. Cognitive psychologists and psychiatrists.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780205279487
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
09/24/1997
Edition description:
REVISED
Pages:
423
Product dimensions:
7.01(w) x 9.19(h) x 0.75(d)

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Table of Contents

Preface v(2)
Acknowledgments vii
1. Why Do We Need Memory?
1(8)
Understanding learning and memory
1(2)
What is memory?
3(3)
Laws, principles, theories and models
6(3)
2. Perceiving and Remembering
9(20)
Sensory memory
9(1)
Visual memory
10(8)
Auditory memory
18(8)
Overview
26(3)
3. How Many Kinds of Memory? The Evidence for STM
29(20)
The capacity of short-term memory
29(2)
Short-term forgetting
31(6)
One or two memory stores?
37(7)
The modal model
44(3)
The rise of levels of processing
47(1)
Overview
47(2)
4. The Role of Memory in Cognition: Working Memory
49(22)
Testing the working memory hypothesis
50(1)
A working memory model
51(1)
The phonological loop
52(11)
What use the phonological loop?
63(6)
Overview
69(2)
5. Visual Imagery and the Visuo-spatial Sketchpad
71(14)
Visual memory
71(3)
Imagery and working memory
74(5)
The neuropsychology of visual imagery
79(3)
What use the sketchpad?
82(2)
Overview
84(1)
6. Attention and the Control of Memory
85(18)
The study of attention
85(6)
The control of action
91(4)
The SAS as a central executive
95(1)
The central executive and fluent reading
96(5)
Overview
101(2)
7. When Practice Makes Perfect
103(22)
What is learning?
103(1)
Learning as the acquisition of new information
104(4)
Learning and practice
108(1)
Massed and distributed practice
109(6)
Levels of processing
115(3)
Subsequent developments
118(2)
Levels of processing: Current interpretations
120(3)
Overview
123(2)
8. Organizing and Learning
125(20)
The role of organization
125(1)
The waitress's dilemma
126(3)
Experimental studies of organization
129(4)
Mnemonics
133(4)
Programs to improve memory
137(5)
Overview
142(3)
9. Acquiring Habits
145(24)
Conditioning in animals
145(7)
Behavior modification
152(6)
Conditioning and advertising
158(1)
Changing habits
159(3)
Token economy systems
162(3)
Reflections on behavior modification
165(1)
Overview
166(3)
10. When Memory Fails
169(22)
The forgetting curve
169(7)
Why do we forget?
176(3)
The role of interference
179(7)
Forgetting to do things
186(3)
Overview
189(2)
11. Retrieval
191(20)
The concept of retrieval
191(2)
Forgetting as retrieval failure
193(4)
Recall and recognition
197(2)
Models of retrieval
199(4)
Tulving's synergisitc ecphory theory
203(3)
Recall: One process or two?
206(3)
Enhancing eyewitness memory
209(1)
Overview
210(1)
12. Recollection and Autobiographical Memory
211(18)
Probing autobiographical memory
211(3)
The feeling of knowing
214(2)
Strategies of recollection
216(4)
Forgetting autobiographical events
220(2)
Retrograde amnesia (RA)
222(5)
Overview
227(2)
13. Knowledge
229(28)
Semantics
229(4)
Models of semantic memory
233(7)
Schemas and frames
240(10)
The neuropsychology of semantic memory
250(4)
Overview
254(3)
14. Where Next? Connectionism Rides Again!
257(16)
The roots of connectionism
257(2)
Perceptrons and parallel processing
259(7)
Distributed representation
266(2)
PDP and cognitive psychology
268(4)
Overview
272(1)
15. Memory, Emotion and Cognition
273(20)
Repression
273(8)
Mood and memory
281(4)
Anxiety, memory and perception
285(6)
Overview
291(2)
16. Understanding Amnesia
293(18)
Amnesia
293(3)
Closed head injury and memory
296(2)
The amnesic syndrome
298(3)
Explaining the amnesic syndrome
301(6)
Alzheimer's disease
307(2)
Overview
309(2)
17. Treating Memory Problems
311(14)
Assessing memory deficits
311(4)
Treatment and its evaluation
315(1)
Treatment designs
316(8)
Overview
324(1)
18. Consciousness
325(10)
Introspection: Spying on the ghost within the machine
325(1)
The philosophical problem of consciousness
326(2)
Why we need a theory of consciousness
328(3)
A speculative approach to consciousness
331(4)
19. Implicit Learning
335(16)
Learning an artificial grammar
336(2)
Redundant sequence learning
338(1)
Controlling complex systems
339(1)
What is learned: Rules or chunks?
340(1)
Is the learning unconscious?
340(3)
Is unconscious learning possible?
343(2)
Acquiring an using rules
345(6)
20. Recollective and Implicit Memory
351(22)
The recollective memory system
352(1)
The evidence for implicit learning
352(5)
Analysis and terminology
357(1)
Theoretical interpretations
358(2)
Purifying measures of memory
360(13)
References 373(34)
Author index 407(10)
Subject index 417

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