Memory Foundations and Applications

ISBN-10: 1412972531
ISBN-13: 9781412972536
Edition: 2011
List price: $149.00
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Description: An accessible, research-based look at the science of memory and how it can be applied to everyday lifeCovering cognitive experiments, patients with memory disorders, the areas of the brain involved in memory, and the cognitive theory that links this  More...

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Book details

List price: $149.00
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: SAGE Publications, Incorporated
Publication date: 8/1/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 504
Size: 7.75" wide x 9.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.848
Language: English

An accessible, research-based look at the science of memory and how it can be applied to everyday lifeCovering cognitive experiments, patients with memory disorders, the areas of the brain involved in memory, and the cognitive theory that links this research together, Memory: Foundations and Applications offers a unique emphasis on how an understanding of the science of memory can be applied to education, police investigations, courtrooms, memory clinics, and everyday life. In addition, this innovative book shows students how to use these principles to improve their own ability to learn and remember.Features: Up-to-date coverage of the latest research focuses on cutting-edge topics such as applications to education, neuroscience, and metamemory.'¢ Examples or real-life incidents begin each chapter and are woven throughout to illustrate the relevance and importance of key concepts.'¢ Integrated coverage of cognitive psychology and neuroscience helps students make the connection between the places in the brain where memory processes occur and cognitive theory and research.'¢ Highlighted mnemonic hints throughout the book and an entire chapter on memory improvement show students how they can apply the book's concepts to make their memories more efficient.'¢ Invaluable in-text learning aids include interim summaries, a running glossary, and references to online resources, as well as chapter-ending key terms, summaries, and review questions.Instructor Ancillaries at www.sagepub.com/bennett/'¢ Password-protected instructor resources include a comprehensive Test Bank and PowerPoint slides that can be customized by each instructor or used as is.

Introduction to the Study of Memory
Memory and the Brain
Working Memory
Episodic Memory
Semantic Memory - Lexical Memory
Visual Memory
Autobiographical Memory
False Memory
Metamemory
Memory Disorders
Memory in Childhood
Memory in Older Adults
Memory Improvement: A User's Guide

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