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Human Memory / Edition 2

Human Memory / Edition 2

by Gabriel A. Radvansky
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    ISBN-13: 2900205734824
    Publisher: Taylor & Francis
    Publication date: 11/29/2010
    Edition description: NE
    Pages: 434
    Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.00(d)

    About the Author

    Professor Radvansky was largely raised in the Cleveland area, attending St.Ignatius High School and then earning his undergraduate degree in 1987 from Cleveland State University under the watchful eye of Mark Ashcraft, with whom he has recently coauthored a textbook: Cognition. Afterward, he attended Michigan State University where his mentor, Rose Zacks, helped drive him to earn his master’s and doctoral degrees in 1989 and 1992, respectively. After graduating he spent a few months at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign doing postdoctoral work before accepting his current position at the University of Notre Dame. During his career Professor Radvansky has explored many research ideas in memory, language, aging, and comprehension, with a special emphasis on event cognition. All during this time, Professor Radvansky has worked to keep abreast of a wide range of issues and developments in research on human memory. This has led him to be an action editor at two scientific journals, Memory & Cognition and the Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, as well as to put him in a prime position to convey the wide range of topics involving human memory to a broad audience through his textbook on Human Memory. Professor Radvansky hates being bored, and he imagines that many students dislike this as well. So, he has worked hard to make his textbook as interesting, accessible, and painless as possible for readers. Therefore, this book serves a nice student’s guide to human memory.

    Table of Contents

    1. Overview and History of Memory Research 2. Neuroscience of Memory 3. Methods and Principles 4. Sensory and Short-Term Memory 5. Working Memory 6. Non-Declarative Memory 7. Episodic Memory 8. Memory for Space and Time 9. Semantic Memory 10. Formal Models of Memory 11. Autobiographical Memory 12. Memory and Reality 13. Memory and the Law 14. Metamemory 15. Memory and Development 16. Amnesia 17. Other Conditions that Affect Memory

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