Learning and Memory From Brain to Behavior

ISBN-10: 0716786540

ISBN-13: 9780716786542

Edition: 2008

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Gluck, Mercado and Myers’sLearning and Memoryis the first textbook developed from its inception to reflect the convergence of brain studies and behavioral approaches in modern learning and memory research incorporating findings both in animals and humans. Each chapter integrates coverage of both human memoryandanimal learning, with separate sections specifically devoted to behavioral processes, brain systems, and clinical perspectives.
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List price: $170.99
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Worth Publishers, Incorporated
Publication date: 12/12/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 554
Size: 8.25" wide x 10.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 3.058
Language: English

Mark A. Gluck is Associate Professor of Neuroscience at Rutgers University-Newark.

Catherine E. Myers is Research Assistant Professor of Psychology at Rutgers University-Newark.

The Psychology of Learning and Memory
Philosophy of Mind Box
Learning and Memory in Everyday Life: Top Ten Tips for a Better Memory
Aristotle and Associationism
Descartes and Dualism
John Locke and Empiricism
William James and Models of Association
Evolution and Natural Selection
Erasmus Darwin and Early Proponents of Evolution
Charles Darwin and the Theory of Natural Selection
Francis Galton: Variability of Nature Box
Unsolved Mysteries: Can Learning Influence Evolution
The Birth of Experimental Psychology
Hermann Ebbinghaus and Human Memory Experiments
Ivan Pavlov and Animal Learning Experiments
Edward Thorndike: Law of Effect
The Reign of Behaviorism
John Watson and Behaviorism
Clark Hull and Mathematical Models of Learning C
Skinner: Radical Behaviorism
Edward Tolman: Cognitive Maps
The Cognitive Approach
W K. Estes and Mathematical Psychology
Gordon Bower: Learning by Insight
George Miller and Information Theory
Herbert Simon and Symbol-Manipulation Models
David Rumelhart and Connectionist Models
The Neuroscience of Learning and Memory
A Quick Tour of the Brain
The Brain and Nervous System
Observing Brain Structure and Function
From Brain to Behavior
Information Pathways in the Central Nervous System
Observing Brain Systems in Action Box
Unsolved Mysteries: What Do Functional Imaging Methods Really Measure?
Learning and Synaptic Plasticity
The Neuron
Measuring and Manipulating Neural Activity Box
Learning and Memory in Everyday Life: Can a Pill Improve Your Memory?
Synaptic Plasticity
Episodic and Semantic Memory: Memory for Facts and Events
Behavioral Processes
Episodic (event) and Semantic (fact) Memories
How Humans Acquire and Use Episodic Memories Box
Learning and Memory In Everyday Life: Total Recall! The Truth About Extraordinary Memories
When Memory Fails
Models of Semantic Memory
Brain Substrates
The Cerebral Cortex and Semantic Memory
The Medial Temporal Lobes and Memory Storage
Hippocampal-Cortical Interaction In Memory Consolidation
The Role of the Frontal Cortex in Memory Storage and Retrieval Box
Unsolved Mysteries: Are There Different Brain Substrates For Episodic and Semantic Memories
Subcortical Structures Involved in Episodic and Semantic Memory
Clinical Perspectives
Transient Global Amnesia
Functional Amnesia
Infantile Amnesia
Skill Memory: Learning by Doing
Behavioral Processes
Qualities of Skill Memories
Expertise and Talent
Practice Box
Unsolved Mysteries: Why Can’t Experts Verbalize What They Do?
Transfer of Training
Models of Skill Memory
Brain Substrates
The Basal Ganglia and Skill Learning Box
Learning and Memory in Everyday Life: Are Video Games Good for the Brain?
Cortical Representations of Skills
The Cerebellum and Timing
Clinical Perspectives
Huntington’s Disease
Parkinson’s Disease
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