Academic Catalog

COGS551 HUMAN MEMORY

Course Code: 9020551
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 8.0
Department: Cognitive Sciences
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Graduate
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Offered Semester: Fall Semesters.

Course Content

History of human memory research, memory taxonomies and memory systems, methods of memory research. The development and structure of Baddeley s Multiple Component Working Memory Model (phonological loop, visuo-spatial sketchpad, executive control, episodic buffer). The neurophysiology and neuroanatomy of memory, memory disorders. Dynamical memory. Episodic memory. Development of memory. Memory and language (processing and production). Implicit and explicit memory. False Memory. Memory and sleep.