ISBN-10:
0195381416
ISBN-13:
9780195381412
Pub. Date:
05/04/2011
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
The Nature of Early Memory: An Adaptive Theory of the Genesis and Development of Memory

The Nature of Early Memory: An Adaptive Theory of the Genesis and Development of Memory

by Mark L. Howe

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ISBN-13: 9780195381412
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 05/04/2011
Pages: 272
Product dimensions: 6.30(w) x 9.40(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Mark L. Howe, PhD is Professor and Chair in Developmental Psychology at the Centre for Research in Human Development at Lancaster University

Table of Contents

CONTENTS

Part I: The Significance and Earliest Signs of Early Memory
1. On the Importance of Studying Early Memory
2. Studying Memory in Nonverbal Human Organisms
3. Neurobiological Development and the Beginnings of Early Memory

Part II: Infantile Amnesia, Autobiographical Memory, and the Remembering Self
4. Infantile Amnesia in Human and Nonhuman Animals
5. The Onset and Early Development of Autobiographical Remembering
6. Consciousness and Early Memory Development

Part III: The Role of Distinctiveness, Emotion, Stress, and Trauma in Memory Development

7. Distinctiveness and Emotion in Early Memory Development
8. Chronic Stress and Maltreatment in Early Memory Development
9. Children's False Memory Illusions

Part IV: The Adaptive Nature of Memory and its Development
10. Evolutionary and Adaptive Significance of the Genesis and Early Development of Memory

References
Author Index

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