*.50 c.u. - Meets November 1 through December 17
This course provides an in-depth analysis of current issues in the psychological literature on human memory. The major focus of our readings and discussions will be on theories of memory, and experimental studies designed to test those theories. Topics will include theories of learning, interference theory, theories of associations, recall, and recognition, the problem of sequential memory and temporal order judgments, category and function learning, spatial learning, and the differences between connectionist and symbolic models. Fulfills the "Mind" requirement.