Memory and Memory Disorders

Dit vak wordt in het Engels aangeboden. Omschrijvingen kunnen daardoor mogelijk alleen in het Engels worden weergegeven.

Doel vak

The course aims to give students an overview of memory at the cognitive
and neurophysiological level, and to give students the background to
interpret memory disorders in patients with brain damage.

Inhoud vak

The course focuses on various approaches in the study of human memory
and memory disorders. We will discuss different memry systems,
retrieval, forgetting, eyewitness testimony, memory in childhood and
aging and the brain substrate of memory. We will also discuss memory
loss after local brain damage.


Lectures and workshops with memory tests and oral presentations.


Exam, presentation and research proposal.


"Memory" by Baddeley, Eysenck and Anderson (2015), 2nd edition. ISBN

Additional papers on canvas

Overige informatie

This course is taught every two years. Not in 2017-18, but it will be
taught in 2018-19.

Algemene informatie

Studiepunten 6 EC
Periode P2
Vakniveau 400
Onderwijstaal Engels
Faculteit Fac. der Gedrags- en Bewegingswetensch.
Vakcoördinator dr. R.J. Godijn
Examinator dr. R.J. Godijn

Praktische informatie

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