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Episodic Memory by Alan D. Baddeley
Book DescriptionThe term 'episodic memory' refers to our memory for unique, personal experiences, that we can date at some point in our past - our first day at school, the day we got married. It has again become a topic of great importance and interest to psychologists, neuroscientists, and philosophers. How are such memories stored in the brain, why do certain memories disappear (especially those from early in childhood), what causes false memories (memories of events we erroneously believe have really taken place)? Since Endel Tulving's classic book 'Episodic memory' (OUP, 1983) very few books have been published on this topic. In recent years however, many of the assumptions made about episodic memory have had to be reconsidered as a result of new techniques, which have allowed us a far deeper understanding of episodic memory. In 'Episodic memory: new directions in research' three of the worlds leading researchers in the topic of memory have brought together a stellar team of contributors from the fields of cognitive psychology, neuropsychology, and neuroscience, to present an account of what we now know about about this fundamentally important topic. The list of contributors includes, amongst others, Daniel Schacter, Richard Morris, Fareneh Vargha-Khadem, and Endel Tulving. The work presented within this book will have a profound effect on the direction that future research in this topic will take.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780198508809
(240mm x 169mm x 17mm)
Imprint: Oxford University Press
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publish Date: 21-Mar-2002
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Alan D. Baddeley
Working Memory, Thought, and Action, Paperback (March 2007)
'Working Memory, Thought, and Action' is the magnum opus of one of the most influential cognitive psychologists of the past 50 years. This new volume on the model he created (with Grahame Hitch) discusses the developments that have occurred within the model in the past twenty years, and places it within a broader context.
Essential Handbook of Memory Disorders for Clinicians, Paperback (May 2004)
Recent years have seen some key advances in both the understanding of memory disorders and the assessment and treatment of patients. This selection from the very comprehensive Second Edition of the Handbook of Memory Disorders is a concise collection that distills those chapters of most relevance to clinical practice.
Handbook of Memory Disorders, Hardback (October 2002)
The eagerly awaited 2nd edition of this classic handbook is a critical, thorough account of memory disorders relating to neurological processes and to developmental and acquired brain damage and presents comprehensive sections on theory, assessment, treatment and management of memory disorders.
Working Memory in Perspective, Paperback (July 2002)» View all books by Alan D. Baddeley
Baddeley and Hitch's (1974) Working Memory has been extremely influential, this model now faces challenges from opposing theories and conflicting data. Experienced researchers expain why this model is successful and look at its weaknesses.
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Author Biography - Alan D. Baddeley
Professor Martin Conway is a leading cognitive psychologist in the UK. His previous book for OUP - Recovered Memories and False Memories - was very well received, and commercially successful
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