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ISBN-13: 9780415647625
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 05/03/2013
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 352
Product dimensions: 6.25(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

About the Author

Svein Magnussen is Professor at the Department of Psychology, University of Oslo, Norway. He has been carrying out research in several areas of cognitive psychology and neuropsychology, with focus on visual perception and visual memory; in recent years he has been engaged in research on eyewitness testimony. He has edited three books and published more than 75 papers in international scientific journals.

Tore Helstrup is Professor at the Department of Psychology, University of Oslo, Norway. He is also adjunct professor at the University of Trondheim, Norway. He has taught psychology at all course levels, with learning, memory and problem solving as his main research areas. He has published numerous books and journal articles.

Table of Contents

Introduction. By Svein Magnussen and Tore Helstrup

Chapter 1. What do people believe about memory, and how do they talk about memory? By Svein Magnussen, Tor Endestad, Asher Koriat and Tore Helstrup,

Chapter 2. Visuo-spatial thinking, imagination, and remembering. By Hubert Zimmer, Svein Magnussen, Mary Rudner and Jerker Rönnberg

Chapter 3. Action events in everyday life and their remembering. By Hubert Zimmer, Tore Helstrup and Lars-Göran Nilsson

Chapter 4. Underestimated sensations: Everyday odour memory in clinical and forensic settings. By Maria Larsson and Annika Melinder

Chapter 5. The development of autobiographical memory. A new model. By Gail S. Goodman and Annika Melinder

Chapter 6. Collaborative memory: How is our ability to remember affected by interaction with others? By Jan Andersson, Tore Helstrup and Jerker Rönnberg

Chapter 7. Memory illusions and false memories in the real world. By Gail Goodman, Svein Magnussen, Jan Andersson, Tor Endestad, Lene Løkken and Cathrine Mostue.

Chapter 8. Memory sensitivity in autobiographical memory. By Cesare Cornoldi Rossana De Beni and Tore Helstrup.

Chapter 9. Memory experts. Visual learning, wine tasting, orienteering and speech reading. By Rosanna De Beni, Cesare Cornoldi, Maria Larsson, Svein Magnussen and Jerker Rönnberg

Chapter 10. Compensatory changes in everyday memory and communication: disabilities, abilities and social context. By Jerker Rönnberg and Annika Melinder

Chapter 11. Metacognitive aspects of memory, By Asher Koriat and Tore Helstrup.

Chapter 12. Self-referent beliefs about memory and actual performance: Relationships with age and sex. By Lars-Göran Nilsson and Maria Larsson

Chapter 13. Memory pathways: Involuntary and voluntary processes in retrieving personal memories. By Tore Helstrup, Rosanna De Beni, Cesare Cornoldi and Asher Koriat.

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