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From Conditioning to Conscious Recollection: Memory systems of the brain

Howard Eichenbaum and Neal J. Cohen


This book provides a comprehensive treatment of the history and implications of the notion of multiple memory systems, of the evidence that supports it, and of the nature of the systems discovered so far. The book begins by highlighting a brief history of ideas about multiple memory systems and how those ideas fit into the story of the progression of our understanding of the nature and organization of memory in the brain. Other early chapters address some of the themes and principles that are common to all memory systems, including the fundamentals of cellular plasticity and the critical role ... More

Keywords: multiple memory systems, plasticity, cerebral cortex, amnesia, conscious recollection, declarative memory, relational memory, consolidation, emotional memory, procedural memory

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2004 Print ISBN-13: 9780195178043
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2008 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195178043.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Howard Eichenbaum, author
Boston University

Neal J. Cohen, author
University of Illinois