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Remembering: A Study in Experimental and Social Psychology

By: Bartlett, Frederic C

Price: $12.00

Publisher: CAMBRIDGE UNIV PR:

Edition: 2

Seller ID: 0521483565

ISBN: 0521483565

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In 1932, Cambridge University Press published Remembering, by the psychologist Frederic Bartlett. The landmark book described fascinating studies of memory and presented the theory of schema which informs much of cognitive science and psychology today. In Bartlett's most famous experiment, he had subjects read a Native American story about ghosts and had them retell the tale later. Because their backgrounds were so different from the cultural context of the story, the subjects changed details in the story that they could not understand. Besides containing important seminal concepts, Rememberin... View more info