This book includes 18 chapters on various topics related to how laboratory research on memory and theories developed on the basis of such research can be implemented in practical, applied situations in society. The chapters are organized around three broad topics. Each topic is introduced by a chapter written by the editors of the book. The first topic is about self, society, and culture with contributions from Qi Wang and Martin A. Conway, Susan Joslyn and Jonathan W. Schooler, D. Stephen Lindsay and J Don Read, and Kathy Pedzek. The second topic is aboud learning in social settings including four chapters written by Dietrich Albert, Cord Hockemeyer and Toshiaki Mori, Robert A. Bjork and Elizabeth L. Bjork, Elizabeth L. Bjork, Robert A. Bjork and Malcom D. MacLeod, Yukio Itsukushima, Kazunori Hanyu, Yasunari Okabe, Makiko Naka, Yuji Itoh and Satoshi Hara. The third topic is entitled Memory deficits: Social costs and includes six chapters written by Fergus I.M. Craik, Ingvar Lundberg, Robert L. Logie and Sergio Della Sala, Masaru Mimura, Douglas Herrmann, Michael M. Gruneberg, Steve Fiori, Jonathan W. Schooler and Rebecca Torres, and Barbara A. Wilson.
Psychology Press, Hove, UK , 2006. , 292 p.