The Oxford Handbook of Memory

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Endel Tulving Research Scientist Rotman Research Institute, Fergus I. M. Craik Professor of Psychology University of Toronto
Oxford University Press, USA, May 4, 2000 - Psychology - 720 pages
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Written by the world's leading memory scientists in a highly accessible language, this volume brings together facts and theories of cognitive psychology; memory development in childhood and old age; memory impairment in brain injury and disease; the emergence of memory functions from the brain; as well as reviews of current behavioral, neuroimaging, and computer simulation theories of memory. philosophers and thinkers for hundreds of years. The last decades in particular have seen the emergence of a genuine science of memory, based first on behavioral studies and more recently on the new technologies of brain scanning. These recent studies have resulted in theories that are rich, complex, and far-reaching in their implications. The Oxford Handbook of Memory lays out these theories, and the evidence on which the theories are based. The important new discoveries of the last few years are described, along with their consequences for professionals in the areas of law, engineering, and clinical medicine. Endel Tulving and Fergus Craik, two world-class experts on memory, provide this handbook as a guide to the dynamic and exciting field of memory research. Individual chapters are written by eminent researchers who provide insight into their special areas, and outline challenges for the work that lies ahead. The book is exhaustive in its coverage-examining such topics as the development of memory, the contents of memory, memory in the laboratory and in everyday use, memory in decline, the organization of memory, and theories of memory-making this book ideal for psychologists, memory researchers, neuroscientists, and graduate students of psychology.

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Atkinson, R.C., & Shiffrin, R.M. (1971), “The Control of Short-term Memory,” Scientific American, 225, pp.82-90.


A Brief History of Memory Research i 9 Remembering Actions and Words
Concepts of Memory 33 10 Distortions of Memory
Contingency Analyses of Memory 59 REFLECTIONS IN MEMORY
The Medial Temporal Lobe
MEMORY IN DEVELOPMENT 31 Brain Imaging of Memory
Memory in Infancy and Early 32 EventRelated Potential Studies
Socialization of Memory 283 on Memory
Remembering Life Experiences 315 35 Memory Models
Control Processes in 36 Connectionist Models of Memory
LongTerm Maintenance of Awareness
Remembering Spaces 363 Consciousness
Memory for Emotional Events 379 39 Memory Systems of 1999
Memory Changes in Healthy Older
Memory in the Dementias 441

MEMORY IN USE 34 The Adaptive Nature of Memory

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