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Memory and Remembering

Memory and Remembering

Everyday Memory in Context

John A. Groeger

May 1997, Paperback, 392 pages
ISBN13: 9780582292208
ISBN10: 0582292204
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This key text on Memory covers one of the core topics of all undergraduate psychology degrees. Memory and Remembering fills a clear gap in the market for a text which integrates laboratory, clinical and naturalistic memory findings and models in a clear and accessible way. Throughout, theories and findings are illustrated with every day examples which enable the student to relate conceptually difficult topics to their own experience and to understand memory in a broader context.


  1. Memory, Remembering and Basic Events
  2. Demise of the Modal Model
  3. Transitory Memories
  4. Enduring Memories
  5. Remembering Complex Events
  6. Frequency and Repetition
  7. Time and Duration
  8. Context and Source
  9. Emotional Arousal
  10. Remembering One's Self
  11. Exceptional Remembering
  12. Procedural Memories and Skill
  13. Memory and Age
  14. Memory Dysfunction
  15. Glossary
  16. References

  • Covers all the key topics in undergraduate memory courses
  • Includes areas not usually covered such as skilled behaviour, personal growth, age and dysfunction
  • Integrates laboratory based research with investigations of how memory operates in everyday situations to challenge moretraditional assumptions about memory
  • Extensive use of everyday examples, tables, figures and data
  • Features chapter outlines, student exercises and suggested further reading
  • Well known and respected author with both research and teaching experience
  • Takes into account the needs of modularised courses

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