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Memory : the key to consciousness

Author: Richard F Thompson; Stephen A Madigan
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Joseph Henry Press, 2005.
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Annotation Memory is perhaps the most extraordinary phenomenon in the natural world. Every person's brain holds literally millions of bits of information in long-term storage. This vast memory store includes our extensive vocabulary and knowledge of language; the tremendous and unique variety of facts we've amassed; all the skills we've learned, from walking and talking to musical and athletic performance; many of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Thompson, Richard F.
Memory.
Washington, D.C. : Joseph Henry Press, 2005
(DLC) 2005007404
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Richard F Thompson; Stephen A Madigan
ISBN: 9780309093118 0309093112 9780309549493 0309549493 9781400849482 1400849489
OCLC Number: 70774148
Description: 1 online resource (vii, 280 pages) : illustrations
Contents: What is memory? --
Memories of the here and now --
The early development of memory --
Remembrance of things past --
Amnesia --
False memory --
Emotional learning and memory --
Language --
How memories are made --
The future of memory.
Responsibility: Richard F. Thompson, Stephen A. Madigan.

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Memory is perhaps the most extraordinary phenomenon in the natural world. Without memory there can be no mind as we understand it. Focusing on research in behavioral science and neuroscience, this  Read more...

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"[A] useful and cheerfully accessible account of current ideas on the phenomenology of, and neurophysiological processes associated with, memory formation."--Steven Rose, Times Higher Education Read more...

 
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