PSYC 110 - Lecture 8 - Conscious of the Present; Conscious of the Past: Vision and Memory (cont.)

Lecture 8 - Conscious of the Present; Conscious of the Past: Vision and Memory (cont.)

Overview

In this lecture, Professor Bloom reviews the basic psychological research on memory. Specific topics covered include the different memory types, memory limitations, strategies that improve memory, and memory disorders. This lecture also includes a discussion of several important social implications for memory research, such as recovered memories, and the influence of suggestibility on eyewitness testimony.

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Assignment

Gray, Peter. Psychology (5th edition), chapters 8 and 9

Hoffman, Donald D. "Visual Intelligence: How We Create What We See." In The Norton Psychology Reader. Edited by Gary Marcus. New York: W. W. Norton & Company, 2006. pp. 81-90

Hughes, Howard C. "Sensory Exotica: A World Beyond Human Experience." In The Norton Psychology Reader. Edited by Gary Marcus. New York: W. W. Norton & Company, 2006. pp. 91-95

Schacter, Daniel L. "Searching for Memory: The Brain, the Mind, and the Past." In The Norton Psychology Reader. Edited by Gary Marcus. New York: W. W. Norton & Company, 2006. pp. 165-176

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