Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780121025700
Publisher: Elsevier Science & Technology Books
Publication date: 09/01/1996
Series: Handbook of Perception and Cognition Ser.
Pages: 586
Product dimensions: 6.32(w) x 9.31(h) x 1.31(d)

About the Author

The Board of Scientific Affairs (BSA) has just named Robert Bjork and three others as 1998 APA Distinguished Scientist Lecturers. Bjork is also editor of Psychological Review, recipient of UCLA's Distinguished Teaching Award, and president-elect of the Western Psychological Association.

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Table of Contents

Overview of Human Memory:
H. Pashler and M. Carrier, Structures, Processes, and the Flow of Information.
C.M. Kelley and D.S. Lindsay, Conscious and Unconscious Forms of Memory.
Transient Memories:
D.W. Massaro and G.R. Loftus, Sensory and Perceptual Storage: Data and Theory.
J.S. Nairne, Short-Term/Working Memory.
Storing Information in Long-Term Memory:
L.A. Cooper and J.M. Lang, Imagery and Visual-Spatial Representations.
M.A. Conway, Autobiographical Memory.
Accessing Information in Long-Term Memory:
H.L. Roediger, III, and M.J. Guynn, Retrieval Processes.
M.C. Anderson and J.H. Neely, Interference and Inhibition in Memory Retrieval.
Monitoring and Controlling Our Memories:
F.N. Dempster, Distributing and Managing the Conditions of Encoding and Practice.
F.S. Bellezza, Mnemonic Methods to Enhance Storage and Retrieval.
J. Metcalfe, Metacognitive Processes.
Differences across Individuals:
D.A. Bors and C.M. MacLeod, Individual Differences in Memory.
L.L. Light, Memory and Aging.
Memory for Real-World Events and Information:
C.C. Chandler and R.P. Fisher, Retrieval Processes and Witness Memory.
A.F. Healy and G.P. Sinclair, The Long-Term Retention of Training and Instruction.

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