Shelfari edited the description of Encyclopedia of Learning and Memory Thursday, October 22, 2009.
In 189 alphabetically arranged articles, scholars and researchers in neuroscience and psychology cover current knowledge about learning and memory. Primary coverage is given to human memory, although several articles describe experimental work with animals, including both invertebrates and vertebrates. The encyclopedia also includes 26 biographies of individuals who have made important contributions in this field. See also references guide readers to associated entries, and many articles provide a bibliography of suggested further reading. Useful to informed lay readers as well as teachers and college students, this volume is recommended for public and undergraduate college libraries. - Barbara S. Meagher, Central Connecticut State Univ., New Britain Copyright 1993 Reed Business Information, Inc.