Memory (PSY 315)

2020 Spring
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
Psychology(PSY)
3
6.00 / 6.00 ECTS (for students admitted in the 2013-14 Academic Year or following years)
Çağla Aydın caglaaydin@sabanciuniv.edu,
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English
Undergraduate
PSY301 PSY201 SPS102 PSY310
Formal lecture,Interactive lecture
Interactive,Communicative,Task based learning
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CONTENT

This course will provide the students with an overview to the scientific study of human memory. Topics that are covered include, but not limited to, memory systems and processes; such as encoding, forgetting; memory disorders and developmental approaches. Everyday applications of memory will also be explored.

OBJECTIVE

To teach our current knowledge of human memory.

LEARNING OUTCOME

At the end of the course the learner is expected to possess basic knowledge of the main characteristics and functions of human memory: short-term memory, long-term memory, learning, etc.

PROGRAMME OUTCOMES


1. Understand the world, their country, their society, as well as themselves and have awareness of ethical problems, social rights, values and responsibility to the self and to others. 4

2. Understand different disciplines from natural and social sciences to mathematics and art, and develop interdisciplinary approaches in thinking and practice. 5

3. Think critically, follow innovations and developments in science and technology, demonstrate personal and organizational entrepreneurship and engage in life-long learning in various subjects. 5

4. Communicate effectively in Turkish and English by oral, written, graphical and technological means. 5

5. Take individual and team responsibility, function effectively and respectively as an individual and a member or a leader of a team; and have the skills to work effectively in multi-disciplinary teams. 4


1. Develop knowledge of theories, concepts, and research methods in humanities and social sciences. 5

2. Assess how global, national and regional developments affect society. 3

3. Know how to access and evaluate data from various sources of information. 5

ASSESSMENT METHODS and CRITERIA

  Percentage (%)
Exam 85
Participation 5
Presentation 10

RECOMENDED or REQUIRED READINGS

Textbook

Most of the chapters from: Baddeley, Eysenck, and Anderson (2015). Memory.

Readings

Several peer reviewed articles that will be presented during the course.