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Episodic Memory: New Directions in Research
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Episodic Memory: New Directions in Research

Alan Baddeley, John Aggleton, and Martin Conway

Abstract

The term ‘episodic memory’ refers to our memory for unique, personal experiences, that we can date at some point in our past — our first day at school, the day we got married. Episodic memory is a topic of interest to psychologists, neuroscientists, and philosophers. How are such memories stored in the brain, why do certain memories disappear (especially those from early in childhood), what causes false memories (memories of events we erroneously believe have really taken place)? Since this book was first published, few books have been published on this topic. In recent years however, many of ... More

Keywords: episodic memory, philosophy, memory, childhood, cognitive psychology, neuropsychology, neuroscience

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2002 Print ISBN-13: 9780198508809
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: March 2012 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198508809.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Alan Baddeley, editor
Centre for the Study of Learning and Memory, University of Bristol

John Aggleton, editor
School of Psychology, University of Wales at Cardiff

Martin Conway, editor
Department of Psychology, University of Durham

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Contents

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5 Misattribution, false recognition and the sins of memory

Daniel L. Schacter, and Chad S. Dodson

6 Theories of episodic memory

Andrew R. Mayes, and Neil Roberts

8 Episodic memory: insights from semantic dementia

John R. Hodges, and Kim S. Graham

9 Dissociations in cognitive memory: the syndrome of developmental amnesia

Faraneh Vargha-Khadem, David G. Gadian, and Mortimer Mishkin

13 Elements of episodic-like memory in animals

N. S. Clayton, D. P. Griffiths, N. J. Emery, and A. Dickinson

14 Memory for events and their spatial context: models and experiments

Neil Burgess, Suzanna Becker, John A. King, and John O'Keefe

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