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What Is Adaptive about Adaptive Memory?

Bennett L. Schwartz, Mark L. Howe, Michael P. Toglia, and Henry Otgaar (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199928057
eISBN:
9780199369744
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199928057.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience, Cognitive Psychology

Human memory, like other biological systems, has been subject to natural selection over the course of evolution. However, cognitive systems do not fossilize, which means that current researchers must ... More


Proximate Cognitive Mechanisms Underlying the Survival Processing Effect

Edgar Erdfelder and Meike Kroneisen

in What Is Adaptive about Adaptive Memory?

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199928057
eISBN:
9780199369744
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199928057.003.0010
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience, Cognitive Psychology

The authors conclude that four well-established domain-general mechanisms of human memory—memorial benefits caused by (1) arousal, (2) item congruity, (3) richness of encoding, and (4) the ... More


The Adaptive Value of Survival Processing in Childhood Trauma Victims

Linsey Raymaekers, Henry Otgaar, Maarten J. V. Peters, and Tom Smeets

in What Is Adaptive about Adaptive Memory?

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199928057
eISBN:
9780199369744
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199928057.003.0012
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience, Cognitive Psychology

Past research showed the robust effect of survival processing in several undergraduate samples. Recently, this effect was also demonstrated in children (Aslan & Bäuml, 2012; Otgaar & Smeets, 2010). ... More


Adaptive Memory: Survival Processing, Ancestral Relevance, and the Role of Elaboration

Mark L. Howe and Mary H. Derbish

in What Is Adaptive about Adaptive Memory?

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199928057
eISBN:
9780199369744
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199928057.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience, Cognitive Psychology

Recent research has shown that when lists of words are processed for their relevance to a survival scenario (e.g., stranded in the grasslands of a foreign land), true memory performance is higher ... More


Adaptive Memory: Controversies and Future Directions

James S. Nairne

in What Is Adaptive about Adaptive Memory?

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199928057
eISBN:
9780199369744
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199928057.003.0016
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience, Cognitive Psychology

Although a structural stance can produce significant advances in our understanding of cognitive systems, functionless tinkering often leads to directionless research or to theoretical frameworks ... More


What Is Adaptive Memory?

Henry Otgaar, Mark L. Howe, Bennett L. Schwartz, and Michael P. Toglia

in What Is Adaptive about Adaptive Memory?

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199928057
eISBN:
9780199369744
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199928057.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience, Cognitive Psychology

Memory allows us to think back about past episodes, such as witnessing a crime, but also to mentally plan prospective contingencies that can aid us in our future plans, such as avoiding the location ... More


Survival Processing Does Not Improve Paired-Associate Learning

Bennett L. Schwartz and Brock R. Brothers

in What Is Adaptive about Adaptive Memory?

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199928057
eISBN:
9780199369744
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199928057.003.0009
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience, Cognitive Psychology

Evaluating words for survival relevance leads to better free recall than many common encoding strategies (Nairne & Pandeirada, 2011). We addressed if survival processing advantages would generalize ... More


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