Memory

Memory : How We Can Use it, Lose it and Can Improve it

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Memory is essential to everyday life. This book draws on much scientific research to produce a wide-ranging view of the subject of memory, covering such topics as how it was and is studied; long- and short-term memory; Alzheimers' disease; normal loss of memory; and how to improve memory.show more

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  • Paperback | 144 pages
  • 130 x 192 x 12mm | 140.62g
  • Orion Publishing Co
  • Phoenix (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd )
  • London, United Kingdom
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • 0753811049
  • 9780753811047

About David Samuel

David Samuel, the 3rd Viscount Samuel, was born in 1922 and educated at Oxford. He has been since 1987 Emeritus Professor of Physical Chemistry at the Weizmann Institute at Rehovot, Israel, having joined the Institute in 1949 and become Professor of Physical Chemistry in 1967. He has been a visiting professor in the UK and USA, including periods at Harvard and Yale. He has produced more than 300 papers, reviews and parts of collective volumes on physical chemistry, reaction mechanisms, neurochemistry, psycho-pharmacology, animal behaviour, education and the history and teaching of science. He has served on numerous public scientific bodies.show more