Psychology 346: Neuroscience of Memory

  • 3 hours, 3 credits
  • Prerequisites: PSYCH 101 (General Psychology) and PSYCH 243 (Intro. to Behavioral Neuroscience)

A survey of the behavioral models of memory, as well as recent neuropsychological and brain-imaging data on the neural mechanisms underlying memory processes. The course covers all aspects of short and long-term memory including working memory, unconscious (implicit) memory, episodic and autobiographical memory, memory for source, false memories and the organization and the representation of knowledge in the brain.