Memory Quirks: The Study of Odd Phenomena in Memory (Hardcover)

Memory Quirks: The Study of Odd Phenomena in Memory By Anne M. Cleary (Editor), Bennett L. Schwartz (Editor) Cover Image
By Anne M. Cleary (Editor), Bennett L. Schwartz (Editor)
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Memory Quirks explores the odd phenomena that challenge and upend our traditional understanding of human memory.

Theory in memory research was developed to explain basic processes such as encoding and retrieval, recognition and recall, and semantic and episodic memory. However, the peculiar memory phenomena that we all occasionally experience often contradict standard theories of memory processing. Featuring research from leading international academics, Memory Quirks examines such topics as d j vu, insight and creativity in memory, memory for past meals, the presque vu phenomenon, tip-of-the-tongue states, unconscious plagiarism, and borrowed, stolen, and long-term implicit memory. It also explains why these phenomena are important to understanding the entire spectrum of human memory.

This fascinating book will appeal to undergraduate and postgraduate students, cognitive psychology and metamemory researchers, and those who wish to broaden their understanding of the complexities of memory.

About the Author

Anne M. Cleary is Professor of Psychology at Colorado State University. She does research on human memory processes, metamemory, and metacognition. She is Associate Editor of Journal of Memory and Language and writes a blog at Psychology Today called 'Quirks of Memory.' Bennett L. Schwartz is Professor of Psychology at Florida International University. He conducts research on metamemory and human memory, as well as a variety of other interesting topics. He is Editor-in-Chief of New Ideas in Psychology and Associate Editor of Metacognition and Learning.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780367209650
ISBN-10: 0367209659
Publisher: Routledge
Publication Date: May 12th, 2020
Pages: 338
Language: English