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The evolution of memory systems / Elisabeth A. Murray, Steven P. Wise, and Kim S. Graham. [electronic resource]
Murray, Elisabeth A.
Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2017.
1 online resource : illustrations (black and white)
Wise, Steven P.
This work sets out a bold and exciting new theory about memory. It proposes that several memory systems arose during evolution and that they did so for the same general reason - to transcend problems and exploit opportunities encountered by specific ancestors at particular times and places in the distant past.
This edition previously issued in print: 2016.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Description based on online resource; title from home page (viewed on December 7, 2016).
Part I. Foundations of memory systems. 1. The history of memory systems ; 2. The history of the brain
Part II. Architecture of vertebrate memory. 3. The reinforcement memory systems of early animals ; 4. The navigation memory system of early vertebrates ; 5. The biased-competition memory system of early mammals
Part III. Primate augmentations. 6. The manual-foraging memory system of early primates ; 7. The feature memory system of anthropoids ; 8. The goal memory system of anthropoids
Part IV. Hominin adaptations. 9. The goal and feature memory systems of hominins ; 10. The social-subjective memory system of hominins ; 11. The origin of explicit memory in hominins
Part V. Deconstructing and reconstructing memory systems. 12. Deconstructing amnesia ; 13. Reconstructing memory's past.
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The evolution of memory systems : ancestors, anatomy, and adaptations / Elisabeth A. Murray, Steven P. Wise, Kim S. Graham.
The evolution of memory systems / Elisabeth A. Murray, Steven P. Wise, and Kim S. Graham.