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Author Lampinen, James M., author

Title Memory 101 / James Michael Lampinen, PhD, Denise R. Beike, PhD
Published New York, NY : Springer Publishing Company, [2015]
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Description 1 online resource
Series The psych 101 series
Psych 101 series.
Contents About the authors -- Acknowledgments -- Chapter 1. Everything is memory -- Chapter 2. Nuts and bolts: the basics of your memory -- Chapter 3. Memory illusions -- Chapter 4. Who done it? Memory and eyewitness identification -- Chapter 5. Remembering to take the cupcakes out of the oven: prospective memory -- Chapter 6. That's the story of my life: the autobiographical memory system -- Chapter 7. Frozen in time: traumatic memories -- Chapter 8. Memory loss: amnesia and other memory disorders -- Chapter 9. Memory is everything: having superior memory
Summary Contemporary research has found that memory is much more than the process for recalling information that has been learned and retained--it is a rich, nuanced process that is an important part of every human activity. This highly readable foundational text provides an overview of the theories and research on human memory from a psychological perspective. Grounded in the premise that all psychological processes depend on memory, and that memory is shaped by the functions it serves, the authors look at a wide range of memory processes and discuss the major theories that have been developed to explain how it functions
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Memory.
Form Electronic book
Author Beike, Denise R., author
ISBN 082610925X (electronic bk)
9780826109255 (electronic bk)