Perspectives on Memory Research : Essays in Honor of Uppsala University's 500th Anniversary book cover
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Perspectives on Memory Research
Essays in Honor of Uppsala University's 500th Anniversary

Edited By

Lars-Goran Nilsson

ISBN 9780898596281
Published August 1, 1985 by Psychology Press
414 Pages

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Book Description

First published in 1985. This conference on Perspectives on Memory Research was held at the University of Uppsala, June 20-24, 1977. A main purpose of it was to commemorate the birth of the University of Uppsala in 1477. This was also the purpose of more than 40 other conferences and symposia held in Uppsala during the year of 1977.

Table of Contents

PART I. INTRODUCTION 1. Functions of Memory PART II. CONCEPTUAL PERSPECTIVES 2. Memory Research: What Kind of Progress? 3. On the Descriptive and Explanatory Functions of Theories of Memory 4. Conscious and Unconscious Cognition: A Computational Metaphor for the Mechanism of Attention and Integration 6. Convolution and Correlation In Perception and Memory 7. Perception, Memory, and Mental Processes 8. Elaboration and Distinctiveness in Episodic Memory 9. The Primacy of Perceiving: An Ecological Reformulation of Perception for Understanding Memory PART IV. BIOLOGICAL PERSPECTIVES 223 10. Learning a Differentiation of Brain Cell Protein 11. Patterns of Activity in the Cerebral Cortex Related to Memory Functions 12. Neuropsychological Research and the Fractionation of Memory Systems 13. Neuropsychology of Complex Forms of Human Memory PART V. REALITY PERSPECTIVES 14. Organization and Repetition: Organizational Principles With Special Reference to Rote Learning 15. Reading Comprehension and Readability in Educational Practice and Psychological Theory 16. Applied Cognitive and Cognitive Applied Psychology: The Case of Face Recognition

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Lars-Goran Nilsson University of Uppsala, Sweden