The Act of Remembering by John H. Mace
Toward an Understanding of How We Recall the Past

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The first volume devoted solely to autobiographical memory retrieval, The Act of Remembering serves as a primer of ideas, methodology, and central topics, and lays the groundwork for future research in the field.Contains new, forward-looking theories from leading international scholarsAnswers questions such as: Do we retrieve memories according to when and where we need them? How much conscious control do we have over what we remember? Why are some people more likely than others to have intrusive ‘flashbacks’ following a stressful event?Pays particular attention to voluntary and involuntary recall

About John H. Mace

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John H. Mace is a cognitive psychologist who specializes in the study of memory. He is Professor and Chair of Psychology at Eastern Illinois University, and author of Involuntary Memory (Wiley-Blackwell, 2007).
Published July 7, 2011 by Wiley-Blackwell. 416 pages
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