Creating a new discipline of memory studies

  title={Creating a new discipline of memory studies},
  author={Henry L. Roediger and James V Wertsch},
  journal={Memory Studies},
  pages={22 - 9}
The multidisciplinary field of memory studies combines intellectual strands from many domains, including (but not limited to) anthropology, education, literature, history, philosophy, psychology and sociology. Our article has four parts. We first consider definitions of memory and note that the single term itself is not particularly useful. Rather, scholars must specify the type or variety of memory under investigation. Second, we consider the breadth of memory studies and briefly survey… 
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