Successful Remembering and Successful Forgetting: A Festschrift in Honor of Robert A. Bjork

Successful Remembering and Successful Forgetting: A Festschrift in Honor of Robert A. Bjork


The chapters during this quantity are testomony to the various ways that Robert Bjork’s principles have formed the process examine on human reminiscence over 4 a long time. It showcases the theoretical advances and up to date findings via researchers whose paintings and careers were encouraged through Bjork.

The first team of chapters discover the concept forgetting is an adaptive reaction to the calls for of a retrieval procedure fraught with festival - an idea that has helped recalibrate conceptualizations of reminiscence clear of one within which within which the pc is the dominant metaphor.

Several chapters then overview the applying of analysis on studying and reminiscence to improving human functionality, reflecting Bjork’s staunch dedication to translating his findings and theories to real-world settings.

Later chapters deal with subject matters which are appropriate to the interpretation of cognitive psychology to human functionality, and specifically realize the severe position of metacognition in such problems.

The ultimate chapters hide a number of concerns on the topic of how remembering may be better, and the way examine on remembering should be profitably guided by means of mathematical modeling.

This quantity will entice researchers and graduate scholars of human studying, reminiscence, and forgetting, and also will profit an viewers operating in utilized domain names, comparable to education and education.

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