The Psychology of Memory (Vol. 3)

The Psychology of Memory (Vol. 3)

by Peter E. Morris, Myles Genest
     
 

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This major new series reproduces an authoritative selection of the most significant articles in different areas of psychology. It focuses in particular on influential articles which are not found in other similar colelctions.

Many of these articles are only available in specialized journals and therfore are not accessible in every library. This landmark series

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This major new series reproduces an authoritative selection of the most significant articles in different areas of psychology. It focuses in particular on influential articles which are not found in other similar colelctions.

Many of these articles are only available in specialized journals and therfore are not accessible in every library. This landmark series will make a contribution to scholarship and teaching in psychology. It will imorove access to important areas of literature which are difficult to locate, even in the archives of many libraries throughout the world.

Important features in each book make the series an essential research and reference tool, including introductions written by the individual editors providing a lucid survey of difference branches of psychology. The pagination of the original articles has been deliberately retained to facilitate ease of reference. A comprehensive author and subject index guides the reader instantly to major and minor topics within the literature.This set presents the most important articles in the psychology of memory, divided into the following areas:

The First Explorers Encoding Processes Retrieval Processes Context Sensory Memory Working Memory Semantic Memory Expanding Into New Areas The New Territories Expertise Implicit Memory Exploring Everyday Memory

Articles in these volumes have been drawn from various books and from the following journals: Neurology, Psychological Review, Verbal Learning and Verbal Behavior, Cognitive Psychology, Psychological Review, Journal of Experimental Psychology, Journal of General Psychology, American Psychologist, Perception and Psychophysics, British Journal of Psychology, Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, Journal of Memory and Language, Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry, Neuropsychologia, Psychological Bulletin, Science, and Cognition.

Editorial Reviews

Booknews
Three volumes of selected writings on memory, each with a particular focus, none with subject indexes. Available separately for $125 are v.1: Memory Processes (5493-7)--with sections on the first explorers, encoding processes, retrieval processes, and context; v.2: Memory Structure (5494-5)--on sensory, working, and semantic memory, and neuropsychology of memory; and v.3: New Directions (5495-3)--on expanding into new areas and new territories such as expertise, and autobiographical, implicit, and everyday memory. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780814754955
Publisher:
New York University Press
Publication date:
06/01/1993
Series:
International Library of Critical Writings in Psychology
Pages:
460
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.50(d)

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Peter Morris is Director of Policy and Research at UNISON.

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