Theoretical Aspects of Memory

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Michael M. Gruneberg, Michael Gruneberg, Peter Edwin Morris
Taylor & Francis, 1994 - Psychology - 318 pages
Recent years have seen major developments in our understanding of how memories works. Aspects of Memory gives a clear introduction by some of the world's leading experts.
The first two chapters of set past theorising about memory in an historical context and identify the major aspects of memory to be captured by any theoretical account. Later chapters go on to discuss theoretical accounts of working memory, the development of memory, implicity memory, and context-dependent memory. A final section discusses the respective strengths and problems of naturalistic and laboratory research on memory.Aspects of Memory provides an excellent authoritative textbook of current approaches to memory.
 

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Contents

THEORIES OF MEMORY An historical perspective
1
THE MAJOR ASPECTS OF MEMORY
29
THE NATURE AND USES OF WORKING MEMORY
50
WHAT IS MEMORY DEVELOPMENT THE DEVELOPMENT OF? A 1990s theory of memory and cognitive development twixt 2 and 20
79
IMPLICIT MEMORY
130
THEORETICAL PRINCIPLES OF CONTEXTDEPENDENT MEMORY
168
CONNECTIONISM AND MEMORY
192
THE COGNITIVE NEUROPSYCHOLOGY OF MEMORY
234
NATURALISTIC APPROACHES TO THE STUDY OF MEMORY
269
EXPERIMENTATION AND ITS DISCONTENTS
292
INDEX
305
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