The following Web links are intended to provide you with some examples of the concepts outlined in this chapter. Explore and review the following links.
- Exploratorium: The Memory Exhibition
This site explores the biological, psychological, and cultural aspects of memory from personal experiences to breakthroughs in cognitive science. Online exhibits focus on memory with memory tips and demonstrations. The Sheep Brain Dissection explores the anatomy of memory. Articles provide additional information.
- Tools for Improving Your Memory
This is a commercial site that offers software that is intended to improve memory. Over 25 articles about memory, and how to improve it, as well as numerous articles on stress management, time management, and other topics of interest to students, are available for free.
- Questions and Answers about Memories of Childhood Abuse
This publication, from the American Psychological Association, is intended to provide the best current knowledge about reported memories of childhood abuse.
- The Magical Number Seven, Plus or Minus Two: Some Limits on Our Capacity for Processing Information
This classic article by George A. Miller was first published in The Psychological Review, 1956, volume 63, pp. 81-97.
- Flashbulb Memories of JFKs Assassination May Not Be So Accurate
This article takes an in-depth look at the use of flashbulb memories in reconstructing the events of JFKs assassination.
- Elizabeth Loftus
The homepage of Dr. Elizabeth Loftus provides links to a variety of key publications on the reconstructive nature of memory.