Perspectives in Memory Research

Perspectives in Memory Research

by Michael S. Gazzaniga

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ISBN-13: 9780262517119
Publisher: MIT Press
Publication date: 01/01/2003
Pages: 330
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.10(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Michael S. Gazzaniga is Professor of Psychology and Director of the SAGE Center for the Study of Mind at the University of California, Santa Barbara, Co-Director of the Summer Institute in Cognitive Neuroscience, and President of the Cognitive Neuroscience Institute.

Table of Contents

Preface
I Neurobiological Considerations in Memory Function
1 Experience and the Biochemistry of Information Storage in the Nervous System
2 Structure-Function Relationships in the Organization of Memory
3 A Basic Circuit of Cortical Organization
4 Learning and Representation in Connectionist Models
II Psychological Dimensions of Memory Functions in Humans
5 Review of Event-Related Potential Studies of Memory
6 Improving Memory
7 Imagery in Learning
III Present and Future of Memory Research and Its Applications
Index

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