MIND/BRAIN/BEHAVIOR INITIATIVE
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Memory, Brain, and Belief

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$36.50 • £29.95 • €33.00

ISBN 9780674007192

Publication Date: 09/30/2001

Short

364 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

8 line illustrations, 6 tables

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  • Introduction [Daniel L. Schacter and Elaine Scarry]
    • 1. Mining the Past to Construct the Future: Memory and Belief as Forms of Knowledge [Chris Westbury and Daniel C. Dennett]
  • Part 1: Cognitive, Neurological, and Pathological Perspectives
    • 2. Cognitive and Brain Mechanisms of False Memories and Beliefs [Marcia K. Johnson and Carol L. Raye]
    • 3. Memory and the Brain: New Lessons from Old Syndromes [V.S. Ramachandran]
    • 4. The Role of Memory in the Delusions Associated with Schizophrenia [Chris Frith and Raymond J. Dolan]
  • Part 2: Conscious and Nonconscious Aspects of Memory and Belief: From Social Judgments to Brain Mechanisms
    • 5. Implicit Stereotypes and Memory: The Bounded Rationality of Social Beliefs [Mahzarin R. Banaji and R. Bhaskar]
    • 6. Belief and Knowledge as Distinct Forms of Memory [Howard Eichenbaum and J. Alexander Bodkin]
    • 7. Where in the Brain is the Awareness of One’s Past? [Endel Tulving and Martin Lepage]
  • Part 3: Memory and Belief in Autobiographical Recall and Autobiography
    • 8. Constructing and Appraising Past Selves [Michael Ross and Anne E. Wilson]
    • 9. Memory and Belief in Development [Katherine Nelson]
    • 10. Autobiography, Identity, and the Fictions of Memory [Paul John Eakin]
    • 11. Autobiography as Moral Battleground [Sissela Bok]
  • Thinking about Belief: Concluding Remarks [Antonio R. Damasio]
  • Contributors
  • Index

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