This course is designed to provide students with an in-depth overview of the different human memory systems revealed by empirical research in the fields of cognitive psychology and cognitive neuroscience. The different systems include procedural memory, working memory, perceptual memory, semantic memory, and episodic memory. In this course, students read the primary literature in the field and make oral presentations of relevant journal articles in weekly class meetings.
Students will make oral presentations of a research study to the class.
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|Course Format: Seminar||Grading Mode: Graded|
||Prerequisites: PSYC101 OR PSYC105 OR [PSYC220 or NS&B220] OR [NS&B213 or BIOL213 or PSYC240] OR [PSYC222 or NS&B222]
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (EDST-MN)(EDST)(NS&B)(PSYC)(SISP)
||Past Enrollment Probability: Not Available
|Major Readings: Wesleyan RJ Julia Bookstore
Two books on memory, tutorial chapters on relevant topics, and journal articles of original research.
|Examinations and Assignments: |
In-class examinations, in-class seminar presentations, and a final project on some topic in memory.
|Additional Requirements and/or Comments: |
Memory is examined by lecture presentations and demonstrations, class discussions, and seminar presentations by students. This is a Column 1 breadth requirement course.
|Instructor(s): Seamon,John G. Times: ..T.... 01:10PM-04:00PM; Location: JUDD113; |
|Total Enrollment Limit: 25||SR major: 10||JR major: 9|| || |
|Seats Available: -8||GRAD: 0||SR non-major: 0||JR non-major: 0||SO: 6||FR: 0|
|Drop/Add Enrollment Requests|
|Total Submitted Requests: 16||1st Ranked: 4||2nd Ranked: 4||3rd Ranked: 2||4th Ranked: 1||Unranked: 5|