The Psych 101 Series: Memory 101

Editor/Author Lampinen, James Michael and Beike, Denise R.
Publication Year: 2014
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

Price: Core Collection Only
ISBN: 978-0-82-610924-8
Category: Psychology
Image Count: 21
Book Status: Available
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Contemporary research has found that memory is much more than the process for recalling information that has been learned and retained--it is a rich, nuanced process that is an important part of every human activity. This highly readable foundational text provides an overview of the theories and research on human memory from a psychological perspective. Grounded in the premise that all psychological processes depend on memory, and that memory is shaped by the functions it serves, the authors look at a wide range of memory processes and discuss the major theories that have been developed to explain how it functions.

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Table of Contents

  • About the Authors
  • Acknowledgments
  • Chapter 1 Everything Is Memory
  • Chapter 2 Nuts and Bolts: The Basics of Your Memory
  • Chapter 3 Memory Illusions
  • Chapter 4 Who Done It? Memory and Eyewitness Identification
  • Chapter 5 Remembering to Take the Cupcakes Out of the Oven: Prospective Memory
  • Chapter 6 That's the Story of My Life: The Autobiographical Memory System
  • Chapter 7 Frozen in Time: Traumatic Memories
  • Chapter 8 Memory Loss: Amnesia and Other Memory Disorders
  • Chapter 9 Memory Is Everything: Having Superior Memory