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Handbook of Research Methods in Human Memory

Edited by: Hajime Otani , Bennett L. Schwartz

Print publication date:  October  2018
Online publication date:  October  2018

Print ISBN: 9781138217942
eBook ISBN: 9780429439957
Adobe ISBN:

10.4324/9780429439957
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The Handbook of Research Methods in Human Memory presents a collection of chapters on methodology used by researchers in investigating human memory. Understanding the basic cognitive function of human memory is critical in a wide variety of fields, such as clinical psychology, developmental psychology, education, neuroscience, and gerontology, and studying memory has become particularly urgent in recent years due to the prominence of a number of neurodegenerative diseases, such as Alzheimer?s. However, choosing the most appropriate method of research is a daunting task for most scholars. This book explores the methods that are currently available in various areas of human memory research and serves as a reference manual to help guide readers? own research. Each chapter is written by prominent researchers and features cutting-edge research on human memory and cognition, with topics ranging from basic memory processes to cognitive neuroscience to further applications. The focus here is not on the "what," but the "how"?how research is best conducted on human memory.

Table of contents

Prelims Download PDF
Chapter  1:  History of Methods in Memory Science Download PDF
Chapter  2:  Dependent Measures in Memory Research Download PDF
Chapter  3:  Measures of Forgetting Download PDF
Chapter  4:  Accuracy and Bias in Episodic Memory Download PDF
Chapter  5:  Response Time Measures in Memory Research Download PDF
Chapter  6:  Methods of Studying Working Memory Download PDF
Chapter  7:  Methods of Studying Text Download PDF
Chapter  8:  The Methodology of Metamemory and Metacomprehension Download PDF
Chapter  9:  Research Methods for Studying the Emotion-Memory Relationship Download PDF
Chapter  10:  Methods for Studying Memory Differences Between Young and Older Adults Download PDF
Chapter  11:  Discovering Memory Download PDF
Chapter  12:  Assessing Autobiographical Memory Disruptions in Psychiatric Populations Download PDF
Chapter  13:  Methods of Studying Memory Without Awareness Download PDF
Chapter  14:  Methods of Studying False Memory Download PDF
Chapter  15:  Methods of Studying Eyewitness Memory Download PDF
Chapter  16:  The Assessment of Autobiographical Memory Download PDF
Chapter  17:  Methods of Studying Prospective Memory Download PDF
Chapter  18:  Face Memory Download PDF
Chapter  19:  Challenges in Music Memory Research Download PDF
Chapter  20:  A User’s Guide to Collecting Data Online Download PDF
Chapter  21:  Neuropsychological Methods in Memory Research Download PDF
Chapter  22:  Applications of Functional MRI in Memory Research Download PDF
Chapter  23:  From the Laboratory to the Classroom Download PDF
Chapter  24:  Methods of Studying Individual Differences in Memory Download PDF
Index Download PDF
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