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Science of Memory: Concepts

Henry L. Roediger, Yadin Dudai, and Susan M. Fitzpatrick


Scientists currently study memory from many different perspectives: neurobiological, ethological, animal conditioning, cognitive, behavioral neuroscience, social, and cultural. This book aims to help initiate a new science of memory by bringing these perspectives together to create a unified understanding of the topic. The book began with a conference where leading practitioners from all these major approaches met to analyze and discuss sixteen concepts crucial to our understanding of memory. Each of these sixteen concepts is addressed in a different part of the book, and in the sixty-six chap ... More

Keywords: understanding of memory, neurobiological, ethological, animal conditioning, cognitive, behavioral neuroscience, research

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2007 Print ISBN-13: 9780195310443
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2009 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195310443.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Henry L. Roediger, editor
Washington University

Yadin Dudai, editor
Weizmann Institute

Susan M. Fitzpatrick, editor
James S. McDonnell Foundation

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1 Memory concepts

Yadin Dudai, Henry L. Roediger III, and Endel Tulving

Part 1 Memory

Yadin Dudai, Morris Moscovitch, Daniel L. Schacter, and Richard G. M. Morris

Part 2 Learning

Robert A. Rescorla, Anthony Dickinson, Elizabeth A. Phelps, and Steve E. Petersen

Part 3 Coding and representation

Alessandro Treves, Anthony R. McIntosh, Endel Tulving, and Misha Tsodyks

Part 4 Plasticity

John H. Byrne, Chris I. De Zeeuw, John T. Bruer, and Edvard I. Moser

Part 5 Context

Michael S. Fanselow, Eric Eich, Steven M. Smith, and Mark E. Bouton

Part 6 Encoding

Michael E. Hasselmo, Fergus I. M. Craik, and Lila Davachi

Part 7 Working memory

Wendy A. Suzuki, Alan Baddeley, Susan E. Gathercole, and Randall W. Engle

Part 8 Consolidation

Alcino J. Silva, Joseph E. LeDoux, Lynn Nadel, and Susan J. Sara

Part 9 Persistence

Howard Eichenbaum, Richard F. Thompson, and John E. Lisman

Part 10 Retrieval

J. David Sweatt, Norman E. Spear, John M. Gardiner, and Kathleen B. McDermott

Part 11 Remembering

Andrew P. Yonelinas, Martin A. Conway, Asher Koriat, and Suparna Rajaram

Part 12 Transfer

Yadin Dudai, E.J. Capaldi, Mark A. McDaniel, Alice F. Healy, and Henry L. Roediger III

Part 13 Inhibition

György Buzsáki, Lynn Hasher, Michael C. Anderson, Colin M. MacLeod, and Robert A. Bjork

Part 14 Forgetting

Michael Davis, Elizabeth F. Loftus, David C. Rubin, and John T. Wixted

Part 15 Memory systems

Larry R. Squire, Edmund T. Rolls, Marcia K. Johnson, and Randy L. Buckner

Part 16 Phylogeny and evolution

Nicola S. Clayton, Randolf Menzel, Stanley B. Klein, and Sara J. Shettleworth


Susan M. Fitzpatrick