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Memory The Key to Consciousness

Richard F. Thompson Stephen A Madigan

2013

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  • Title:
    Memory The Key to Consciousness
  • Author: Richard F. Thompson
  • Stephen A Madigan
  • Description: Cover; Title; Copyright; Preface; Contents; 1 What Is Memory?; 2 Memories of the Here and Now; 3 The Early Development of Memory; 4 Ordinary Forgetting; 5 Amnesia; 6 False Memory; 7 Emotional Learning and Memory; 8 Language; 9 Mechanisms of Memory; 10 The Future of Memory; Suggested Readings; Notes; Index
    Memory is perhaps the most extraordinary phenomenon in the natural world. Every person's brain holds 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 the emotions we feel; and the continuous sensations, feelings, and understandings of the world we term consciousness. Without memory there can be no mind as we understand it. Focusing
  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Publisher: Princeton : Princeton University Press
  • Format: 1 online resource (289 p.).
  • Identifier: ISBN 1-4008-4948-9
  • Subjects: Electronic books
  • Language: English
  • Source: 01DAL UDM ALMA

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