PSYCHOLOGY 290 Section: 6
Spring Quarter 2005
|Prerequisites:||Graduate standing or consent of instructor. See instructor for CRN.|
Course Description: The course is designed for graduate students who are currently conducting research in human memory. The course will provide a forum for students to present and discuss their research plans, data analyses and results. Research topics include behavioral, ERP, fMRI and patient studies of recognition, recall and priming. Each class will include a 1 hour theory session (discussion of paper) and a 1 hour of data session (discussion of ongoing experiments).
Course Format: Two 1 ½ hour sessions per week which will include lectures, student presentations and discussions of the readings.
Grading and Requirments:
1. Preparation of weekly discussion questions
2. Participation in discussions
3. Leading several course discussion sessions (including prepatory outlines).
4. 15-20 page topic paper.
Aggleton, J. P. & Brown, M. W. (1999) Episodic memory, amnesia and the hippocampal-anterior thalamic axis. Behavioral and Brain Sciences.
Arndt, J., & Reder, L.M. (2002). Word frequency and receiver-operating characteristic curves in recognition memory: Evidence for a dual-process interpretation. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning Memory and Cognition, In press.
Bachevalier J, Meuncier M. Cerebral ischemia: are the memory deficits associated with hippocampal cell loss? Hippocampus 1996; 6:553-60.
Banks, W.P. (2000). Recognition and source memory as multivariate decision processes. Psychological Science. 11(4), 267-273.
Bozdogan H. Model selection and Akaike's Information Criterion (AIC): The general theory and its analytical extensions. Psychometrika 1987; 52: 345-370
Brewer, J. B., Zhao, Z., Desmond, J. E., Glover, G. H., & Gabrieli, J. D. E. (1998). Making memories: Brain activity that predicts how well visual experience will be remembered. Science, 281(5380), 1185-1187.
Cabeza, R., & Nyberg, L. (2000). Imaging cognition II: An empirical review of 275 PET and fMRI studies. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 12(1), 1-47.
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|Instructor||Instructor Email||Office||Office Hours|
|Andrew Yonelinas , Ph.D.||268C Young Hall||R 1:00-4:00|