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Basic and Applied Memory Research

Volume 1: Theory in Context; Volume 2: Practical Applications

Edited by Douglas J. Herrmann, Chris Hertzog, Cathy McEvoy, Paula Hertel, Marcia K. Johnson

© 1997 – Psychology Press

472 pages

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Basic researchers unlock the secrets of nature; applied researchers unlock the means by which those secrets of nature can change people's lives. Neither basic nor applied research has an independent impact. These volumes examine the convergence of basic and applied research in the field of memory. Volume 1: Theory and Context, focuses on the methods for understanding and applying basic memory theory, while Volume 2: Practical Applications, expands the understanding of practical memory research by providing in-depth research examples and findings.

If the science of memory is to make a significant contribution to society, coordinating our basic and applied efforts and determining how they complement each other become of paramount importance. These volumes will help in this regard--both as textbooks demonstrating how to investigate memory and apply basic memory theory, and as reference sources leading to a better understanding of certain problems in basic and applied memory research.

Readers of these volumes will gain a thorough grasp of the way major themes relate to basic and applied research collaboration, how programmatic basic and applied research can be conducted on particular memory problems, and the manner in which basic and applied work in major problem areas has been incorporated into the field of memory. Both volumes present important information that will be indispensable to researchers and students alike.

Table of Contents

Volume 1. Contents: Contributors. Preface. Acknowledgments. D.J. Herrmann, Convergence of Basic and Applied Memory Research: An Overview of Volume 1. J.F. Kihlstrom, Memory Research: The Convergence of Theory and Practice. P.E. Morris, M.M. Gruneberg, Practical Aspects of Memory: The First 2,500 Years. H.P. Bahrick, Synergistic Strategies for Memory Research. M.M. Gruneberg, P.E. Morris, R.N. Sykes, D.J. Herrmann, The Practical Application of Memory Research: Practical Problems in the Relationship Between Theory and Practice. M.K. Johnson, Fact, Fantasy, and Public Policy. T.K. Landauer, S.T. Dumais, How Come You Know So Much? From Practical Problems to New Memory Theory. P. Rabbitt, Q. Yang, What Are the Functional Bases of Individual Differences in Memory Ability? L.L Jacoby, J.M. Jennings, J.F. Hay, Dissociating Automatic and Consciously Controlled Processes: Implications for Diagnosis and Rehabilitation of Memory Deficits. A. Baddeley, Applying the Psychology of Memory to Clinical Problems. T. Curran, D.L. Schacter, Implicit Memory and Perceptual Brain Mechanisms. W. Hirst, E. Pinner, Memory and Attention. J. Grafman, H. Weingartner, A Combinatorial-Binding and Strength (CBS) Model of Memory: Is It a Better Framework for Amnesia? B.A. Wilson, Management and Rehabilitation of Memory Problems. M.A. Conway, Failures of Autobiographical Remembering. P.J. Hertel, Practical Aspects of Emotion and Memory. C. Hertzog, J. Dunlosky, The Aging of Practical Memory: An Overview. R.A. Dixon, Collaborative Memory and Aging. M.A. McDaniel, P.J. Waddill, P.S. Shakesby, Study Strategies, Interest, and Learning From Text: The Application of Material Appropriate Processing. J. Wilding, E. Valentine, Memory Expertise. K.A. Deffenbacher, Updating the Scientific Validity of Three Key Estimator Variables in Eyewitness Testimony. Volume 2. Contents: C. McEvoy, Preface. Part I: On the Relationship Between Basic and Practical Memory Research. A. Koriat, M. Goldsmith, Memory as Something That Can Be Counted Versus Memory as Something That Can Be Counted On. M. Pressley, Personal Reflections on the Study of Practical Memory in the Mid-1990s: The Complete Cognitive Researcher. Part II: Eyewitness Memory and Memory for Faces. G. Davies, A. Kurvink, R. Mitchell, N. Robertson, Memory for Cars and Their Drivers: A Test of the Interest Hypothesis. J.W. Schooler, R.S. Ryan, L. Reder, The Costs and Benefits of Verbally Rehearsing Memory for Faces. M.P. Toglia, J.S. Neuschatz, H. Hembrooke, S.J. Ceci, Children's Memory Following Misleading Postevent Information: A Contextual Approach. Part III: Remembering to Do Things. G.O. Einstein, M.A. McDaniel, Remembering to Do Things: Remembering a Forgotten Topic. D.C. Park, C.B. Mayhorn, Remembering to Take Medications: The Importance of Nonmemory Variables. A. Searleman, Personality Variables and Prospective Memory Performance. Part IV: Learning and Intelligence. D.G. Payne, M.J. Wenger, Practice Effects in Memory: Data, Theory, and Unanswered Questions. E. van der Meer, Memory and Analogical Reasoning. Part V: Memory and Surveys. G.B. Willis, The Use of Strategic Processes by Survey Respondents. F.G. Conrad, N.R. Brown, Estimating Frequency: A Multiple Strategy Perspective. P.A. Mullin, E.R. Cashman, H.R. Straub, Answering Question Sequences: Attention Switching and Memory Organization. J.B. Jobe, D.J. Herrmann, Implications of Models of Survey Cognition for Memory Theory. Part VI: Beliefs About Memory. J.R. Sehulster, Individual Differences in Memory Style and Autobiographical Memory. J.C. Cavanaugh, D. Baskind, Relations Among Basic Processes, Beliefs, and Performance: A Lifespan Perspective. C. Cornoldi, R. De Beni, Mnemonics and Metacognition. Part VII: Social and Emotional Aspects of Memory. M.A. Foley, H.H. Ratner, Biases in Children's Memory for Collaborative Exchanges. D. Manier, E. Pinner, W. Hirst, Conversational Remembering. A. Mathews, Selective Encoding of Emotional Information. T.B. Jay, Cursing: A Damned Persistent Lexicon. Part VIII: Memory Aids -- From Strategies to Automation. M.J. Intons-Peterson, Memory Aids. D.J. Plude, L.K. Schwartz, The Promise of Compact Disc-Interactive Technology for Memory Training With the Elderly. V.O. Leirer, E.D. Tanke, D.G. Morrow, Automated Voice Messages for Health Care. O.U. Vortac, A.L. Barile, C.A. Albright, T.R. Truitt, C.A. Manning, D. Bain, Automation of Flight Data in Air Traffic Control. T.M. Schlechter, Automated Instructional Systems and Ecological Notions of Memory. Part IX: Clinical Aspects of Memory. H. Buschke, M. Sliwinski, G. Kuslansky, Correlated Testing to Detect Cognitive Change. A.R. Mayes, The Functional Deficits That Underlie Amnesia: Evidence From Amnesic Forgetting Rate and Item-Specific Implicit Memory. J.M. Rybash, A Taxonomy of Priming: Implications for Aging. Part X: Interventions for Memory-Impaired Populations. B.L. Schwartz, S. Hashtroudi, R.L. Herting, T.D. Fakouhi, S.I. Deutsch, The NMDA Receptor Complex: Enhancement of Memory in Aging and Dementia. H.J. Weingartner, D. Hommer, S. Molchan, A. Raskin, J.K. Robinson, T. Sunderland, Conceptual and Practical Issues in the Development and Assessment of Drugs That Would Enhance Cognition. R. Parenté, A. Elliot, M. Twum, Curious Memory Phenomena: Implications for Treatment After Traumatic Brain Injury. M.S. Bendiksen, I. Bendiksen, Multimodal Memory Rehabilitation for the Toxic Solvent Injured Population.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
PSYCHOLOGY / Cognitive Psychology