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Alan Baddeley (1293)

Clinical neuropsychology, experimental psychology, general psychology
1934, Leeds, England
Short Biography
Alan David Baddeley, CBE, FRS, FMedSci (born 1934) is a British psychologist. He is professor of psychology at the University of York. He is known for his work on working memory, in particular for his multiple components model. | More at Wikipedia
  • BA University College London, 1956
  • MA Princeton, 1957
  • PhD Cambridge, 1963
  • BPS President's Award 1982
Appointments & Honors
  • Director, Medical Research Council, Applied Psychology Unit
  • Myers Lecturer, BPS, 1980
  • Member, British Neuropsychology Committee, ESRC Psychology Committee, MRC Neurosciences Board, Member 1981-5
  • MRC Neurosciences Board, Chairman, 1987-9
  • President, Experimental Psychology Society, 1982-4
  • President, Experimental Psychology Society, 1984-6
  • President, European Society for Cognitive Psychology, 1986-90
  • Bartlett Lecturer, Experimental Psychological Society, 1988
  • Fellow, Royal Society, 1993
  • Editorial Board, Applied Cognitive Psychology (Special Editorial Advisor), Cognition and Emotion, Cognitive Neuropsychiatry, Consciousness and Cognition: Essays in Cognitive Psychology (Erlbaum), European Journal of Cognitive Psychology, Learning and Individual Differences, Learning and Memory, Neuropsychological Rehabilitation, Psychological Review.
Principal Publications
  • 1966 Short-term memory for word sequences as a function of acoustic, semantic and formal similarity. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 18, 362-5.
  • 1966 Influence of depth on the manual dexterity of free divers: A comparison between open sea and pressure chamber testing. Journal of Applied Psychology, 50, 81-5.
  • 1970 Amnesia and the distinction between longand short-term memory. Journal of Verbal Learning and Verbal Behavior, 9, 176-89 (with E. K. Warrington).
  • 1974 Working memory. In G. Bower (ed.), Recent Advances in Learning and Motivation, vol. VIII. Academic Press (with G. J. Hitch).
  • 1975 Word length and the structure of short-term memory. Journal of Verbal Learning and Verbal Behavior, 14, 575-89 (with N. Thomson and M. Buchanan).
  • 1976 The Psychology of Memory. Basic Books.
  • 1978 The trouble with levels: A re-examination of Craik and Lockhart's framework for memory research. Psychological Review, 85, 139-52.
  • 1981 Attention and Performance IX. Erlbaum (with J. B. Long).
  • 1981 The cognitive psychology of everyday life. British Journal of Psychology, 72, 257-69.
  • 1982 Your Memory: A User's Guide. Sedgwick and Jackson, (Penguin, 1983).
  • 1982 Implications of neuropsychological evidence for theories of normal memory. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, London B, 298, 59-72.
  • 1982 Domains of recollection. Psychological Review, 89, 708-29.
  • 1983 Working memory. Transactions of the Royal Society, London B, 302, 311-24.
  • 1986 Working Memory. Clarendon Press.
  • 1990 Human Memory: Theory and Practice. Erlbaum.
  • 1993 Your Memory: A User's Guide, 2nd edn. Lifecycle Publications.
  • 1993 Working Memory and Language. Erlbaum.