Neuropsychology of Memory, Second Edition

Neuropsychology of Memory, Second Edition

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This volume of 50 chapters, written by the leading scientists in the field, encompasses a wide range of topics, problems, approaches, and perspectives in the cognitive neuroscience of memory. With much of the experimental data and theoretical insights dating from the last few years, the book provides an excellent report on the remarkable progress that has been… See more details below

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This volume of 50 chapters, written by the leading scientists in the field, encompasses a wide range of topics, problems, approaches, and perspectives in the cognitive neuroscience of memory. With much of the experimental data and theoretical insights dating from the last few years, the book provides an excellent report on the remarkable progress that has been made in memory research.

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"The second edition...is a current and informative book that covers all of the important topics related to the biological bases of learning and memory." --Richard F. Thompson, Ph.D., Professor of Psychology, University of Southern California

"This volume of 50 chapters, written by the leading scientists in the field, encompasses a wide range of topics, problems, approaches, and perspectives in the cognitive neuroscience of memory. With much of the experimental data and theoretical insights dating from the last few years, the book provides an excellent report on the remarkable progress that has been made in memory research. A refreshing feature of the book lies in the style in which individual chapters are written, making the material readily comprehended by any serious reader." --Endel Tulving, Ph.D., University of Toronto

"Like its predecessor, this volume provides a broad and comprehensive survey of the current state of our knowledge.... The Neuropsycholgoy of Memory is a valuable resource for scholars of memory." --Anthony D. Wagner and John D. E. Garieli, Contemporary Psychology

"....The standard reference for this complex aspect of human cognition....Extraordinarily comprehensive, consisting of 50 chapters covering essentially all aspects of human memory function (28 chapters), memory in monkeys and rodents (16 chapters), and learning and memory in birds and invertebrates (six chapters)....The contributors to this volume are investigators working at the forefront of the neuropsychology of memory. The chapters are typically 10-15 pages long, densely packed, and data-based with frequent charts and graphs....An essential resource for those interested in the advances in understanding learning and memory." --Am J Psychiatry

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Reflects the progress--in the eight years since the first edition--in understanding the organization of memory and its neurological functions, due in part to the increased availability of animal models of human memory impairment. This edition is organized into three sections: Studies of Normal and Abnormal Memory in Humans; Studies of Monkeys and Rodents; and Studies in Birds and Invertebrates. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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ISBN-13:
9780898621587
Publisher:
Guilford Publications, Inc.
Publication date:
09/01/1993
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
620
Product dimensions:
7.03(w) x 9.91(h) x 1.25(d)

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