Improving Memory and Study Skills: Advances in Theory and Practice / Edition 1

Improving Memory and Study Skills: Advances in Theory and Practice / Edition 1

by Douglas Herrmann, Michael Gruneberg, Douglas Raybeck, Terre Haute
     
 

In this primary text for a course on study skills, the authors focus on the interrelationships between physical/emotional health and mental powers. They present 12 chapters that talk about the memory system, self-assessment of memory and study skills, the effects of physical and emotional states on studying, memory manipulations and study skills, task specific… See more details below

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In this primary text for a course on study skills, the authors focus on the interrelationships between physical/emotional health and mental powers. They present 12 chapters that talk about the memory system, self-assessment of memory and study skills, the effects of physical and emotional states on studying, memory manipulations and study skills, task specific manipulations, the physical environment and external aids, and the social context. The final chapter offers advice on how to integrate and act on this information. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780889372351
Publisher:
Hogrefe & Huber Publishers
Publication date:
01/28/2002
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
314
Sales rank:
1,131,840
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

Preface for Students
Preface for Teachers
Acknowledgment
Sect. IFundamentals1
1Scientific Theory of Studying and Academic Success3
2The Memory System14
3Self Assessment of Memory and Study Skills30
Sect. IIHow You Feel When You Study and When You Are Tested49
4Physical State51
5Emotional State66
Sect. IIIStoring Information and Remembering It81
6Memory Manipulations and Study Skills83
7Technical Memory Manipulations118
8Task Specific Manipulations127
9Course and Task Specific Skills161
Sect. IVHelp from the World Around Us201
10The Physical Environment and External Aids203
11Social Content226
Sect. VIntegration of the Fundamentals with How you Feel, Store and Remember, and Get Help from the Environment239
12Study Savvy241
Epilogue253
Glossary256
References280
Author Index297
Subject Index303

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