Life-Span Maintenance of Knowledge

Life-Span Maintenance of Knowledge


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ISBN-13: 9781848726505
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 05/31/2013
Series: Essays in Cognitive Psychology Series
Pages: 328
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Harry Bahrick received his Ph.D. in Experimental Psychology in 1950 from The Ohio State University. He is Fulbright Lecturer to Germany; a National Science Foundation Fellow, University of California, Berkeley; and Endowed Chair and Research Fellow, Ohio Wesleyan University. His many honors include Welch Meritorious Teaching Award: Ohio Wesleyan University; Distinguished Teaching Career Award, The American Psychological Foundation; President, Division of Experimental Psychology of the American Psychological Association; Outstanding Alumnus Award: The Ohio State University Department of Psychology; and Distinguished professional achievement award: The Ohio State University Alumni Association.

Lynda Hall received her Ph.D. in Developmental Psychology in 1986 from The University of Notre Dame. She was Associate Director of Memory Research, Ohio Wesleyan University, 1985 – 1989; Faculty member, Ohio Wesleyan University, 1986 – present — she is currently Professor of Psychology; and Sherman Dodge Shankland Award for the Encouragement of Teachers, Ohio Wesleyan University.

Melinda Baker received her Ph.D. in Applied Cognitive Aging Psychology in 2005 from The University of Akron, and Certificate of Gerontology from The University of Akron in 1998. She has been Research Associate, Creative Action, LLC., 2000-2002, 2007-2009; Memory Lab Project Administrator, Ohio Wesleyan University 2002- 2011; Part-time Assistant Professor, Ohio Wesleyan University; and Adjunct Professor, Columbus State Community College.

Table of Contents

1. A Historical Perspective. 2. The Ohio Wesleyan Memory Research Program. 3. Acquisition and Maintenance of Knowledge. 4. Experimental and Quasi-Experimental Investigations of Overlearning. 5. Fluctuations of Access to Marginal Knowledge. 6. Initial Investigations of Age-related Access to Knowledge. 7. Larger Scale Investigations of Age-Related Access to Naturalistically Acquired Knowledge. 8. Distortions of Knowledge. 9. Summing Up.

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