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Learning and Memory: A Comprehensive Reference, 2nd Edition, Publishes!
Elsevier is pleased to announce that Learning and Memory: A Comprehensive Reference, Second Edition, edited by John H. Byrne, has just published!
This updated edition is the most authoritative set of volumes ever produced on learning and memory and represents the state of the science in the early 21st century. It is available in both print and online via ScienceDirect.
The four volumes in this second edition of Learning and Memory: A Comprehensive Reference contain approximately 35 chapters per volume and cover a wide range of intellectual territory. Each editor provided a comprehensive overview of his or her respective volume so that readers may more easily navigate the terrain and locate particular topics of interest in the desired context.
Chapters range from learning at the synaptic to the systems level and include studies of remarkable learning capabilities in a variety of invertebrates and vertebrates, including human beings. The content is enriched through each editor’s selection of authors, based on their areas of expertise. Their contributions provide a variety of scholarly perspectives and together represent a marvelous compendium of research in learning and memory.
The four volumes are noted below and we are pleased to offer you a complimentary look at the overview of each of the four volumes:
- Learning Theory and Behavior
- Cognitive Psychology of Memory
- Memory Systems
- Mechanisms of Memory
Editor-in-Chief John H. Byrne
John H. Byrne, PhD, is the June and Virgil Waggoner Chair and Chairman of the Department of Neurobiology and Anatomy at McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth). He also serves as director of the Neuroscience Research Center at UTHealth. He holds positions as Adjunct Professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at The University of Texas in Austin and in the departments of Psychology and Electrical and Computer Engineering at Rice University. Read entire biography here.
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