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Memory
Foundations and Applications

Fifth Edition

Courses:
Memory | Memory

June 2024 | 560 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc

 
Section 1: Memory and Processes of Memory
 
Chapter 1: Introduction to the Study of Memory
 
Chapter 2: Neuroscience of Memory
 
Chapter 3: Working Memory
 
Chapter 4: Episodic Memory
 
Chapter 5: Semantic Memory
 
Section 2: Advanced Topics in Memory
 
Chapter 6: Autobiographical Memory
 
Chapter 7: False Memory
 
Chapter 8: Prospective Memory and Metamemory
 
Chapter 9: Memory and Development
 
Section 3: Applications of Memory Research
 
Chapter 10: Brain-Based Amnesia and Alzheimer’s Disease
 
Chapter 11: Memory and Clinical Disorders
 
Chapter 12: Applications 1: Legal Psychology
 
Chapter 13: Applications 2: Memory Improvement and Learning Efficiency

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Key features

KEY FEATURES:

  • The new three-pronged organization opens the text with an overview of the psychological science of Memory, builds expertise in advanced topics, and then allows the reader to think about how memory research can benefit society.
  • New chapters on memory science's relevance to the legal system, memory issues in psychiatric disorders, and application of memory research to improving the efficiency of one’s own memory.
  • Reorganized chapter on memory development and an enlarged section on prospective memory now combined with the chapter on metamemory.
  • Updated sections on cognitive maps, autobiographical memory and emotion, and expanded discussion of the memory component of Alzheimer’s disease.
  • Neuroscience research integrated throughout each chapter demonstrates our understanding of where memory processes occur and how researchers use data to shape memory theories. 



Preface:

 The preface remains mainly the same except for the introduction to the fifth edition.

Chapter 1:

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Some updates to history.  Better explanations of key concepts.  More coverage of cultural differences in memory. 

Chapter 2

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Summary of Changes:  There is discussion of new studies, more attention to face memory and deficits in face memory.   

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Summary of Changes:  Increased attention to cross-linguistic and cross-cultural differences in working memory. Updates with new studies.  There are a number of places in which I have improved the explanation of older concepts.

 

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Updated coverage of the neuroscience of episodic memory.  Discussion of new research on a number of areas including the Von Restorff effect, encoding specificity, and new work on retrieval inhibition.

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Increased attention to cross-linguistic and cross-cultural differences in semantic memory.  New studies.

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Summary of Changes: Increased attention to individual differences and cross-cultural differences.  More research on how racial differences affect collaborative remembering. More research on diary studies.  Updates with new studies.

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New research on false-memory induction procedure.  A new section on false memory and “fake news.” Updates with new studies.

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More on time-based prospective memory.  New discussion of the role of partial information in tip-of-the-tongue states and how that changes are understanding of metamemory.  New studies on value judgments and judgments of learning. More on retrospective memory judgments.  Increased coverage of the déjà vu experience.

 

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Summary of Changes:  This chapter had a big update in the last edition.  In this revision, there is a bit more on cultural differences and some new papers discussed.

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Summary of Changes: This chapter had a big update in the last edition.  In this revision, there are just a few new studies discussed.

 

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Summary of Changes: This chapter had a big update in the last edition.  In this revision, there are some errors corrected and some new studies.

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Summary of Changes: Update to section on misinformation effect with discussion of new studies.  A minor correction and some updates to the section on simultaneous and sequential lineups.  Further discussion of ethnic and racial differences in own-race bias effects.  Other new studies.

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Summary of Changes:  New studies on retrieval practice.  More discussion and new studies on interactive imagery and memory.

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