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Remembering Reconsidered : Ecological and Traditional Approaches to the Study of Memory - Ulric Neisser

Remembering Reconsidered

Ecological and Traditional Approaches to the Study of Memory

By: Ulric Neisser (Editor), Eugene Winograd (Editor)

Hardcover Published: 24th June 1988
ISBN: 9780521330312
Number Of Pages: 404

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Remembering Reconsidered, the new ecologically-oriented study of memory, makes contact with more traditional approaches. The problems considered by the authors include memory for randomly selected daily events, for folk ballads, for early childhood experiences, for thoughts, for events known secondhand, for knowledge acquired years before and subjected to "reminding" in the laboratory, and for a variety of stimuli presented with theoretical questions in mind. The theme unifying the contributions, which is developed by the editors in their separate introductory chapters, is concerned with the adaptive significance of memory in daily life together with careful analysis of the variables on which it depends.

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'As is demonstrated by Remembering Reconsidered, the ecological approach has clearly served the admirable purposes of expanding the scope of memory research and providing the psychological study of memory with a base in naturalistic observation that it lacked previously.' Science 'Remembering Reconsidered, shows how the ecological approach is significantly reshaping our ideas about the psychology of memory.' Contemporary Psychology 'The contributions to Remembering Reconsidered are of uniformly high quality and contain a wealth of new facts about manifestations of memory in various real-world contexts.' Science

New vistas in the study of memory
Continuities between ecological and laboratory approaches to memory
Memory for randomly sampled autobiographical events
Ordinary everyday memories: Some of the things of which selves are made
Walking in our own footsteps: Autobiographical memory and reconstruction
Memory observed and memory unobserved
The maintenance of marginal knowledge
The content and organization of autobiographical memories
The ontogeny of memory for real events
The functions of event memory: Some comments on Nelson and Barsalou
'The Wreck of the Old 97': A real event remembered in song
Passive remembering
Remembering without experiencing: Memory for reported events
What is ordinary memory the memory of?
Go for the skill
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ISBN: 9780521330312
ISBN-10: 0521330319
Series: Developmental and Cell Biology
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 404
Published: 24th June 1988
Publisher: CAMBRIDGE UNIV PR
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.86 x 15.24  x 2.69
Weight (kg): 0.76

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