Principles of Memory

Aimée M. Surprenant, Ian Neath

In over 100 years of scientific analysis on human reminiscence, and almost 50 years after the so-called cognitive revolution, we have now nothing that basically constitutes a extensively accepted and incessantly cited regulation of reminiscence, and maybe just one typically accepted precept. The aim of this monograph is to start to rectify this case by proposing 7 ideas of human reminiscence that apply to all reminiscence. These ideas are qualitative statements of empirical regularities that may function middleman explanations and which comply with from viewing reminiscence as a perform. They apply to all varieties of info, to all reminiscence techniques, and to all time scales. The ideas spotlight necessary gaps in our data, problem present organizational views of reminiscence, and counsel necessary new traces of analysis.

This quantity is meant for individuals within the discipline of reminiscence (from superior undergraduates to seasoned researchers), though it will likely be of curiosity to those that would love a complete overview of the elemental regularities in cognitive functioning.