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

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Overview

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
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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 (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780889372351
  • Publisher: Hogrefe & Huber Publishers
  • Publication date: 1/28/2002
  • Edition description: REV
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 314
  • Sales rank: 1,268,114
  • Product dimensions: 6.20 (w) x 9.30 (h) x 1.10 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface for Students
Preface for Teachers
Acknowledgment
Sect. I Fundamentals 1
1 Scientific Theory of Studying and Academic Success 3
2 The Memory System 14
3 Self Assessment of Memory and Study Skills 30
Sect. II How You Feel When You Study and When You Are Tested 49
4 Physical State 51
5 Emotional State 66
Sect. III Storing Information and Remembering It 81
6 Memory Manipulations and Study Skills 83
7 Technical Memory Manipulations 118
8 Task Specific Manipulations 127
9 Course and Task Specific Skills 161
Sect. IV Help from the World Around Us 201
10 The Physical Environment and External Aids 203
11 Social Content 226
Sect. V Integration of the Fundamentals with How you Feel, Store and Remember, and Get Help from the Environment 239
12 Study Savvy 241
Epilogue 253
Glossary 256
References 280
Author Index 297
Subject Index 303
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