When learning met memory.

  title={When learning met memory.},
  author={Colin M Macleod},
  journal={Canadian journal of experimental psychology = Revue canadienne de psychologie experimentale},
  volume={64 4},
The first sentence of the introduction to Hebb's (1949) classic monograph, The organization of behavior, is "It might be argued that the task of the psychologist, the task of understanding behaviour and reducing the vagaries of human thought to a mechanical process of cause and effect, is a more difficult one than that of any other scientist" (p. xi). Nowhere is this more true than in the realm of human learning and memory, given our truly remarkable ability to acquire and retain prodigious… CONTINUE READING


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