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3. Pulling the rabbit out of the hat

3. Pulling the rabbit out of the hat  

Jonathan K. Foster

in Memory: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Nov 2008
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191776212
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192806758.003.0003
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chapter
ISBN: 
9780192806758
We suffer from a loss of memory when we may have taken in and retained information, but we seem unable to retrieve that information when required. ‘Pulling the rabbit out of the hat’ ... More
3. How do we know?Hume’s Of Miracles

3. How do we know?: Hume’s Of Miracles  

Edward Craig

in Philosophy: A Very Short Introduction (2nd edn)

Print Publication Year: 
Sep 2020
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Sep 2020
eISBN: 
9780191894336
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198861775.003.0003
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9780198861775
The Scottish philosopher and historian David Hume argued that our evidence for a miracle happening could never outweigh the strength of the evidence that it had not. The evidence could be ... More
6. The seven ages of man

6. The seven ages of man  

Jonathan K. Foster

in Memory: A Very Short Introduction

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Nov 2008
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191776212
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192806758.003.0006
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9780192806758
The question of what underlies memory development is yet to be fully answered. Children's level of knowledge and abilities that may impact on memory are important, but the neural maturation ... More
2. Mapping memories

2. Mapping memories  

Jonathan K. Foster

in Memory: A Very Short Introduction

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Nov 2008
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191776212
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192806758.003.0002
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chapter
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9780192806758
The memory system, whatever it may be for (human, animal, or inanimate), needs to be able to encode, store, and retrieve information effectively. Memory can fail if any of these functions ... More
Memory: A Very Short Introduction

Memory: A Very Short Introduction  

Jonathan K. Foster

Print Publication Year: 
Nov 2008
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191776212
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192806758.001.0001
Item type: 
book
ISBN: 
9780192806758
Memory: A Very Short Introduction weaves together case-studies, anecdotes, literature and philosophy, and the latest research in neuroscience and psychology to address these ... More
4. Inaccuracies in memory

4. Inaccuracies in memory  

Jonathan K. Foster

in Memory: A Very Short Introduction

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Nov 2008
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191776212
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192806758.003.0004
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780192806758
Forgetting is the loss of information that has been put into storage. To understand memory fully it is important to understand some of the factors that lead to the loss of memory. ... More

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