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Foundations and Applications

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September 2020 | 544 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
As author Bennett Schwartz says in Memory: Foundations and Applications, it is hard to imagine an aspect of psychology more fundamental than memory. This unique text covers key memory models, theories, and experiments, but goes a step further to demonstrate how students can apply these concepts to their everyday lives and improve their own ability to learn and remember. A 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. Neuroscience research is integrated throughout each chapter to demonstrate our understanding of where memory processes occur and how researchers use data to shape memory theories. Additional updates to the the Fourth Edition include a chapter on memory science's relevance to the legal system, a chapter on memory issues in psychiatric disorders, a reorganized chapter on memory development, and an enlarged section on prospective memory now combined with the chapter on metamemory. 
 
Preface
 
About the Author
 
SECTION 1 • MEMORY AND PROCESSES OF MEMORY
 
Chapter 1 • Introduction to the Study of Memory
The Science of Memory

 
The History of Memory Research

 
Methods of Studying Memory

 
Memory Measures

 
Culture and Memory

 
Improving Memory Efficiency

 
Themes for the Book

 
Summary

 
Key Terms

 
Review Questions

 
Online Resources

 
 
Chapter 2 • Neuroscience of Memory
Old Questions, New Answers

 
Brain and Memory

 
The Neuron

 
Structures of the Human Brain

 
Interim Summary and Quiz

 
Methods of Cognitive Neuroscience

 
Neuropsychology: Memory Deficits and Amnesia

 
Chemical Enhancement of Memory

 
Olfaction, Memory, and the Brain

 
Genetic Approaches

 
Case Example: The Neuroscience of Face Memory

 
Summary

 
Key Terms

 
Review Questions

 
Online Resources

 
 
Chapter 3 • Working Memory
What Is Working Memory?

 
Some Terminological Clarifications

 
Sensory Memory

 
Working Memory Capacity

 
Memory Span Tasks

 
The Duration of Information in Working Memory

 
The Serial Position Curve and Its Implication for Working Memory

 
Section Summary and Quiz

 
The Working Memory Model of Baddeley

 
Working Memory Systems

 
Section Summary and Quiz

 
Working Memory and the Brain

 
Applications of Working Memory

 
Summary

 
Key Terms

 
Review Questions

 
Online Resources

 
 
Chapter 4 • Episodic Memory
Evidence for the Episodic/Semantic Distinction

 
Memory Processes: Encoding, Representation, and Retrieval

 
Section Summary and Quiz

 
Memory Processes: Encoding, Representation, and Retrieval

 
Directed Forgetting

 
Summary

 
Key Terms

 
Review Questions

 
Online Resources

 
 
Chapter 5 • Semantic Memory
Associative Structures in Semantic Memory

 
Semantic Priming and Lexical Decision Tasks

 
Sentence Verification Tasks

 
Bilingual Representation

 
Section Summary and Quiz

 
Concepts and Categories

 
Schemas and Scripts

 
Section Summary and Quiz

 
Representation and Imagery

 
Photographic Memory: Reality or Fantasy?

 
Cognitive Maps

 
Section Summary and Quiz

 
Language, Lexical Memory, and Semantic Memory

 
Section Summary and Quiz

 
Key Terms

 
Review Questions

 
Online Resources

 
 
SECTION 2 • ADVANCED TOPICS IN MEMORY
 
Chapter 6 • Autobiographical Memory
Conway’s Theory of Representation in Autobiographical Memory

 
Section Summary and Quiz

 
Childhood Amnesia

 
Flashbulb Memories

 
Collaborative Memory

 
Section Summary and Quiz

 
Diary Studies and Autobiographical Memory

 
The Cue-Word Technique for Eliciting Autobiographical Memories and the Reminiscence Bump

 
Aspects of Autobiographical Memory

 
The Neuroscience of Autobiographical Memory

 
Key Terms

 
Review Questions

 
Online Resources

 
 
Chapter 7 • False Memory
Correspondence, Accuracy, and Amount

 
Source Monitoring

 
Methods of Studying False Memory

 
Hypnosis and Memory

 
Section Summary and Quiz

 
Recovered Memories: The Reality of Repression

 
Section Summary and Quiz

 
Summary

 
Key Terms

 
Review Questions

 
Online Resources

 
 
Chapter 8 • Prospective Memory and Metamemory
Prospective Memory

 
Section Summary and Quiz

 
Metamemory

 
What Is Metamemory?

 
Theories of Metamemory

 
Section Summary and Quiz

 
Types of Judgments

 
Section Summary and Quiz

 
Control Processes in Metamemory

 
Other Kinds of Metamemory

 
Summary

 
Key Terms

 
Review Questions

 
Online Resources

 
 
Chapter 9 • Memory and Development
Memory in Children

 
Memory in Infancy

 
Section Summary and Quiz

 
Memory in Early Childhood

 
Section Summary and Quiz

 
Memory in Older Children

 
Metamemory in Children

 
Summary

 
Memory in Older Adults

 
Theories of Aging and Memory

 
Section Summary and Quiz

 
Age-Related Changes in Working Memory

 
Semantic Memory

 
Episodic Memory

 
Section Summary and Quiz

 
Metamemory in Older Adults

 
Use It or Lose It: Maintaining Memory Ability in Older Adults

 
Mnemonic Tips for Older Adults

 
The Neuroscience of Memory and Aging

 
Summary

 
Key Terms

 
Review Questions

 
Online Resources

 
 
SECTION 3 • APPLICATIONS OF MEMORY RESEARCH
 
Chapter 10 • Brain-Based Amnesia and Alzheimer’s Disease
What Is Amnesia?

 
Case Studies of Amnesia

 
Anterograde Amnesia

 
Section Summary and Quiz

 
Retrograde Amnesia

 
Frontal Syndrome

 
Transient Global Amnesia

 
Short-Term Memory Amnesia

 
Reduplicative Paramnesia and Capgras Syndrome

 
Section Summary and Quiz

 
Alzheimer’s Disease

 
Memory Rehabilitation

 
Summary

 
Key Terms

 
Review Questions

 
Online Resources

 
 
Chapter 11 • Memory and Clinical Disorders
Psychogenic Amnesia

 
Section Summary and Quiz

 
Memory in Schizophrenia

 
Memory and Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

 
Memory in Autism

 
Section Summary and Quiz

 
Key Terms

 
Review Questions

 
Online Resources

 
 
Chapter 12 • Applications 1: Legal Psychology
Applications of Memory Research to Legal Psychology

 
Eyewitness Memory

 
Effects of Wording on Memory of an Accident

 
The Misinformation Effect

 
Section Summary and Quiz

 
Children’s Eyewitness Memory

 
Section Summary and Quiz

 
Simultaneous and Sequential Lineups in Eyewitness Memory

 
The Cognitive Interview: More Information Without Suggestion

 
Section Summary and Quiz

 
Summary

 
Key Terms

 
Review Questions

 
Online Resources

 
 
Chapter 13 • Applications 2: Memory Improvement and Learning Efficiency
1. Process for Meaning

 
2. Engage in Retrieval Practice

 
Section Summary and Quiz

 
3. Use Metamemory

 
4. Distribute Your Practice

 
Section Summary and Quiz

 
Visual Mnemonics

 
Myths and Methods to Avoid

 
Mnemonists

 
Summary

 
Key Terms

 
Review Questions

 
Online Resources

 
 
Glossary
 
References
 
Author Index
 
Subject Index

Supplements

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Bennett L. Schwartz’s book, Memory: Foundations and Applications is the most comprehensive text on cognitive memory and application that I have found and used in both my graduate and undergraduate courses.  Beginning at the basic and fundamental understanding of the types of memory and continuing to the more advanced discovery of up to date application, this text is perfect for really knowing how memory systems work.

Michael E. Cox
Ohio Christian University

Schwartz’s Memory: Foundations and Applications brings the modern world of memory research into clear focus with engaging examples, a strong emphasis on real-world applications of memory, and opportunities for students to learn as they explore the text.  

Geoffrey O'Shea
State University of New York, College at Oneonta

This text does an excellent job of conveying important concepts, cutting-edge research, and tying both to real-world applications.  It is written clearly and at the perfect level for graduate students with a variety of backgrounds.

Rebecca G. Deason
Texas State University

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