Learning and Memory: An Integrated Approach

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Wiley, 1995 - Psychology - 488 pages
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Reviews the history of learning and memory research. Describes ideas and paradigms that have dominated the field and why they became prominent. Surveys the current state of these two areas, identifying exciting opportunities for synthesis of ideas. Integrates learning research on animals and memory research on humans. Includes a unique chapter on the neural basis of learning.

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John R. Anderson is the R. K. Mellon University Professor of Psychology and Computer Science at Carnegie Mellon University. He has led the development of the ACT-R cognitive architecture and its applications, especially intelligent tutoring systems. Anderson has been recognized as a leader in the
field of cognitive science by a number of awards, including the American Psychological Association's Distinguished Scientific Career Award, the David E. Rumelhart Prize for Contributions to the Formal Analysis of Human Cognition, the Howard Crosby Warren Medal for outstanding achievement in
Experimental Psychology, and the Dr. A.H. Heineken Prize for Cognitive Science. He has been elected to the National Academy of Sciences and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and is a past president of the Cognitive Science Society.

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