ISBN-10:
1452259119
ISBN-13:
2901452259115
Pub. Date:
07/16/2013
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Memory: Foundations and Applications / Edition 2

Memory: Foundations and Applications / Edition 2

by Bennett L. Schwartz
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    ISBN-13: 2901452259115
    Publisher: SAGE Publications
    Publication date: 07/16/2013
    Edition description: Second Edition
    Pages: 455
    Product dimensions: 7.40(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.70(d)

    About the Author

    Bennett L. Schwartz is a professor of psychology at Florida International University. He earned his BA (1988) and Ph D (1993) from Dartmouth College. Dr. Schwartz does research on metacognition, human memory, and non-human memory, and has published over 50 journal articles in this area, as well as many books and book chapters. He is past president of the Southern Workers in Memory (2006) and the Southern Society for Philosophy and Psychology (2016). He was associate editor of the Journal of Applied Research in Memory and Cognition and is on the editorial board of several journals. Dr. Schwartz teaches courses in memory, cognition, and sensation and perception. He is the author of two textbooks, Memory: Foundations and Applications, Third Edition, and with John H. Krantz, Sensation and Perception, Second Edition.

    Table of Contents

    Preface
    1 Introduction to the Study of Memory
    The Science of Memory
    The History of Memory Research
    Section Quiz
    Methods of Studying Memory
    Memory Measures
    Section Summary and Quiz
    Improving Memory Efficiency
    Themes for the Book
    Summary
    Key Terms
    Review Questions
    Online Resources
    2 Memory and the Brain
    Old Questions, New Answers
    Brain and Memory
    Neurons
    Structures of the Human Brain
    Interim Summary and Quiz
    Methods in Cognitive Neuroscience
    Section Quiz
    Neuropsychology: Memory Deficits and Amnesia
    Chemical Enhancement of Memory
    Olfaction, Memory, and the Brain
    Memory, Music, and the Brain
    Summary
    Key Terms
    Review Questions
    Online Resources
    3 Working Memory
    What Is Working Memory?
    Some Terminological Clarifications
    Sensory Memory
    Working Memory Capacity
    The Duration of Information in Working Memory
    The Serial Position Curve and Its Implication for Working Memory
    Section Summary and Quiz
    The Working Memory Model of Baddeley
    Working Memory Systems
    Section Summary and Quiz
    Working Memory and the Brain
    Applications of Working Memory
    Summary
    Key Terms
    Review Questions
    Online Resources
    4 Episodic Memory
    Evidence for the Episodic/Semantic Distinction
    Section Summary and Quiz
    Memory Processes: Encoding, Representation, and Retrieval (Part I)
    Section Summary and Quiz
    Memory Processes: Encoding, Representation, and Retrieval (Part II)
    Directed Forgetting
    Prospective Memory
    Summary
    Key Terms
    Review Questions
    Online Resources
    5 Semantic Memory
    Associative Structures in Semantic Memory
    Semantic Priming and Lexical Decision Tasks
    Sentence Verification Tasks
    Bilingual Representation
    Section Summary and Quiz
    Concepts and Categories
    Section Summary and Quiz
    Schemas and Scripts
    Semantic Memory and Music
    Language, Lexical Memory, and Semantic Memory
    Section Quiz
    Summary
    Key Terms
    Review Questions
    Online Resources
    6 Visual Memory
    Visual Memory: Recognition and Recall
    Representation and Imagery
    Section Summary and Quiz
    Other Topics in Visual Memory
    Photographic Memory: Reality or Fantasy?
    Cognitive Maps
    Memory for Faces
    Simultaneous and Sequential Lineups in Eyewitness Memory
    Section Summary and Quiz
    Application of Visual Imagery to Mnemonics
    Summary
    Key Terms
    Review Questions
    Online Resources
    7 Autobiographical Memory
    Conway’s Theory of Representation in Autobiographical Memory
    Section Summary and Quiz
    Childhood Amnesia
    Flashbulb Memories
    Collaborative Memory
    Section Summary and Quiz
    Diary Studies and Autobiographical Memory
    The Cue-Word Technique for Eliciting Autobiographical Memories and the Reminiscence Bump
    Aspects of Autobiographical Memory
    The Neuroscience of Autobiographical Memory
    Summary
    Key Terms
    Review Questions
    Online Resources
    8 False Memory
    Correspondence, Accuracy, and Amount
    Source Monitoring
    Methods of Studying False Memory
    Section Summary and Quiz
    Hypnosis and Memory
    Recovered Memory: The Reality of Repression
    False Memories and Legal Psychology
    Eyewitness Testimony
    The Misinformation Effect
    Section Summary and Quiz
    The Cognitive Interview: More Information Without Suggestion
    Summary
    Key Terms
    Review Questions
    Online Resources
    9 Metamemory
    What Is Metamemory?
    Theories of Metamemory
    Section Summary and Quiz
    Types of Judgments
    Section Summary and Quiz
    Control Processes in Metamemory
    Other Kinds of Metamemory
    Summary
    Key Terms
    Review Questions
    Online Resources
    10 Memory Disorders
    What Is Amnesia?
    Case Studies of Amnesia
    Anterograde Amnesia
    Section Summary and Quiz
    Retrograde Amnesia
    Frontal Syndrome
    Transient Global Amnesia
    Short-Term Memory Amnesia
    Reduplicative Paramnesia and Capgrass Syndrome
    Section Summary and Quiz
    Psychogenic Amnesia
    Alzheimer’s Disease
    Memory Rehabilitation
    Summary
    Key Terms
    Review Questions
    Online Resources
    11 Memory in Childhood
    Memory in Infancy
    Section Summary and Quiz
    Memory in Early Childhood
    Children’s Eyewitness Memory
    Section Summary and Quiz
    Memory in Older Children
    Metamemory in Children
    A Guide to Developing Memory Skills in Young Children
    Summary
    Key Terms
    Review Questions
    Online Resources
    12 Memory in Older Adults
    Theories of Aging and Memory
    Section Summary and Quiz
    Age-Related Changes in Working Memory
    Semantic Memory
    Episodic Memory
    False Memory in Older Adults
    Section Summary and Quiz
    Metamemory in Older Adults
    Use It or Lose It: Maintaining Memory Ability in Older Adults
    Mnemonic Tips for Older Adults
    The Neuroscience of Memory and Aging
    Summary
    Key Terms
    Review Questions
    Online Resources
    13 Memory Improvement and Learning Efficiency: A User’s Guide
    1. Process for Meaning
    2. Engage in Retrieval Practice
    Section Summary and Quiz
    3. Use Metamemory
    4. Distribute Your Practice
    Section Summary and Quiz
    Myths and Methods to Avoid
    Mnemonists
    Summary
    Key Terms
    Review Questions
    Online Resources
    Glossary
    References
    Author Index
    Subject Index
    About the Author

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