Human Memory: An Introduction to Research, Data, and Theory

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Brooks/Cole, 1998 - Memory - 424 pages
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In this thoroughly up-to-date book, author Ian Neath offers readers an engaging exploration of the wonders of accumulated knowledge. With an emphasis on theory and models as well as on research, Neath maintains an ideal balance between historically significant findings and current, state of the art research. He vividly illustrates the process of designing and conducting diagnostic research, and in the process gives readers an appreciation of experimental design. The various theories of memory are introduced, with an examination of how each has been developed and evaluated.

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Contents

ONE Introduction
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TWO Historical Overview
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CHAPTER
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About the author (1998)

Ian Neath is a professor in the Department of Psychology at Memorial University of Newfoundland, Canada. He received his Ph.D. in cognitive psychology from Yale University in 1991. His research currently focuses on seeking evidence for general principles of memory that apply widely over different time scales, different tests, and different hypothetical underlying memory systems. In addition to publishing many articles on memory in peer-reviewed journals, he co-authored the Cengage textbook HUMAN MEMORY: AN INTRODUCTION TO RESEARCH, DATA, AND THEORY, 2nd edition; COGLAB on a CD; and COGLAB Reader.

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