Learning and Memory in Normal Aging

  • ID: 1767335
  • Book
  • 544 Pages
  • Elsevier Science and Technology
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Donald Kausler is one of the founding fathers of research on aging. Internationally recognized, his efforts have formed the cornerstone of research on how age affects memory and learning. Now, in one comprehensive volume, Kausler condenses research findings in this realm into one engaging and forthright book. What are the effects of aging on classical and operant conditioning? How does age affect memory capacity/transfer of learning skill acquisition? Kausler addresses all of these issues and more in a clearly presented, easily understood review of major research findings.
  • Single authored for clarity and consistency of presentation
  • Comprehensive coverage of the effects of age on all aspects of learning and memory
  • Focus on aspects of normal aging rather than pathological states
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Conditioning and Instrumental Learning.
Skill Learning and Procedural Learning.
Verbal Learning.
Mnemonics and Transfer.
Sensory Memory and Short-Term/Primary Memory.
Models of Long-Term Episodic Memory.
Long-Term Episodic Memory: Effortful Phenomena.
Long-Term Episodic Memory: Discourse.
Long-Term Episodic Memory: Automaticity and Rehearsal Independence.
Long-Term Episodic Memory: Retention and Forgetting.
Long-Term Episodic Memory: Implicit Memory.
Generic (Semantic) Memory and Metamemory.
References.
Author Index.
Subject Index.
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