Toward a Cognitive Neuropsychology of Complex Learning

  • Jill Booker
  • Daniel L. Schacter
Part of the Human Neuropsychology book series (HN)


The cognitive neuropsychology of memory has grown rapidly during the past several years. This trend is reflected by the appearance of interdisciplinary volumes concerned with memory and amnesia that contain contributions from both cognitive psychologists and neuropsychologists (e.g., Cermak, 1982; Roediger & Craik, in press; Squire & Butters, 1984), the widespread use of cognitive paradigms in neuropsychological investigations (e.g., Cermak, Talbot, Chandler, & Wolbarst, 1985; Charness, Milberg, & Alexander, in press; Cohen & Squire, 1980; Johnson, Kim, & Risse, 1985; Moscovitch, 1982; Nissen & Bullemer, 1987; Schacter & Graf, 1986b), and the growing importance of neuropsychological observations concerning amnesia in cognitive theories of memory (e.g., Jacoby, 1984; Johnson, 1983; Mandler, 1980; Schacter, 1987b; Tulving, 1985). This vigorous interaction between cognitive psychology and neuropsychology contrasts sharply with the relative lack of communication between the two fields during much of the past century (Schacter & Tulving, 1982).


Mental Model Implicit Memory Implicit Learning Explicit Memory Amnesic Patient 
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  • Jill Booker
  • Daniel L. Schacter

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