PSYCHOLOGY The Handbook of Aging and Cognition 3rd Edition Edited by Fergus I. M. Craik, University of Toronto and Rotman Research Institute, Canada and Timothy A. Salthouse, University of Virginia, USA ‘The book is well-planned and consistently well-written by some of the most active and highly regarded researchers in the field, and promises to serve as a valuable reference source for many years to come.‘ – Human Development Cognitive aging is a flourishing area of research. A significant amount of new data, a number of new theoretical notions, and many new research issues have been generated in the past ten years. This new edition reviews new findings and theories, enables the reader to assess where the field is today, and evaluates its points of growth. The chapters are organized to run from reviews of current work on neuroimaging, neuropsychology, genetics and the concept of brain reserve, through the ‘mainstream‘ topics of attention, memory, knowledge and language, to a consideration of individual differences and of cognitive aging in a lifespan context. This edition continues to feature the broad range of its predecessors, while also providing critical assessments of current theories and findings. Selected Contents: Preface. N.A. Dennis, R. Cabeza, Neuroimaging of Healthy Cognitive Aging. M. McGue, W. Johnson, Genetics of Cognitive Aging. M.S. Albert, The Neuropsychology of the Development of Alzheimer‘s Disease. H. Christensen, K.J. Anstey, L.S. Leach, A. Mackinnon, Intelligence, Education and the Brain Reserve Hypothesis. A.F. Kramer, D.J. Madden, Attention. M.A. McDaniel, G.O. Einstein, L.L. Jacoby, New Considerations in Aging and Memory: The Glass May Be Half Full. T.S. Braver, R. West, Working Memory, Executive Control and Aging. D.M. Burke, M.A. Shafto, Language and Aging. P.L. Ackerman, Knowledge and Cognitive Aging. D.F. Hultsch, E. Strauss, M.A. Hunter, S.W.S. MacDonald, Intraindividual Variability, Cognition, and Aging. F.I.M. Craik, E. Bialystok, Lifespan Cognitive Development: The Roles of Representation and Control. October 2007: 234x156: 672pp Hb: 978-0-8058-5990-4: £67.50
The Handbook of Eyewitness Psychology: Volume II Memory for People Edited by R. C. L. Lindsay, Queen‘s University, Canada, David F. Ross, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, USA, J. Don Read, Simon Fraser University, Canada, and Michael P. Toglia, State University of New York/College at Cortland, USA The Handbook of Eyewitness Psychology Volume II presents a survey of research and legal opinions from international experts on the rapidly expanding scientific literature addressing the accuracy and limitations of eyewitnesses as a source of evidence for the courts.
Selected Contents: Part 1: Finding Suspects. Person Descriptions as Eyewitness Evidence. Mug Books: More than Just Large Photospreads. Facial Composites: Forensic Utility and Psychological Research Part 2: Identifying Suspects: System Variables. Remembering Faces. The Psychology of Speaker Identification and Earwitness Memory. Show-up Identifications: Suggestive Technique or Reliable Method? Lineup Construction and Lineup Fairness. Radical Alternatives to Traditional Lineups. A Role for Theory in Eyewitness Identification Research. Applied Lineup Theory Part 3: Identifying Suspects: Estimator Variables. The Influence of Race on Eyewitness Memory. Person Description and Identification by Child Witnesses. Eyewitness Memory in Young and Older Adults. Remembering and Identifying Menacing Perpetrators: Exposure to Violence and the Weapon Focus Effect. The Effects of Delay on Eyewitness Identification Accuracy: Should we be Concerned? Eyewitness Confidence and the Confidence-accuracy Relationship in Memory for People. Distinguishing Accurate Identifications from Erroneous Ones: Post-dictive Indicators of Eyewitness Accuracy Part 4: Belief of Eyewitness Identification. Has Eyewitness Research Penetrated the American Legal System? Belief of Eyewitness Identification Evidence Part 5: Applying Psychological Research to Legal Practice. Generalizing Eyewitness Reliability Research. Mistaken Identification: Erroneous Convictions? - Assessing and Improving Legal Safeguards. Giving Away Psychology to Lawyers
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