PSYCHOLOGY 290 Section: 1
Fall Quarter 2004
|Prerequisites:||Graduate standing or consent of instructor. See instructor for CRN.|
Course Description: Covers topics of human memory, including (but not limited to) recognition memory, recall, implicit memory, priming, ERP, fMRI, ROC analysis, neuropsychology.
Grading and course requirements: Students will be asked to read scholarly articles about thetopics chosen and will also be asked to prepare questions about the readings. Each student will be responsible for facilitating two of the course sessions.
Format: Two, 1½ hour sessions per week which will include lecture, discussion of the readings,
and student presentations
1. Preparation of weekly discussion questions
2. Participation in discussions
3. Leading two of the course discussion sessions (including preparatory outlines).
4. 15-20 page topic paper
I. Theoretical treatments of memory: Task, process, or systems
Eichenbaum, H. N. & Cohen, N. J. (2001). Dissociating multiple memory systems in the brain. In From Conditioning to Conscious Recollection (pp. 371-393).
Lockhart, R (2000). Methods of memory research. In E. Tulving and F. Craik (Eds.), The
III. Memory: behavioral and symbolic models
A. Recognition memory
Atkinson, J. R., & Juola, J. F. (1973). Factors influencing the speed and accuracy of word recognition memory. In
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