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PS 3519
MEMORY AND LANGUAGE
CREDIT POINTS 15

Course Co-ordinator: Dr D Pearson

Pre-requisite(s): PS 1009, PS 1509, PS 1010, PS 1510, PS 2015, PS 2016, PS 2515, PS 2516.

Co-requisite(s): PS 3517 and PS 3518 (not for Joint Honours and Neuroscience with Psychology students).

The memory component of the course examines the cognitive study of human learning and memory; the modal and working memory models; the application of memory models to everyday cognition. The language component of the course examines cognitive mechanisms underlying sentence processing and production, and higher level processes of language comprehension.

12 week course - 1 one-hour lecture per week and 1 two-hour tutorials during the course.

1st Attempt: One 90 minute written examination (75%), in-course written assignment of no more than 2,000 words (20%), activities during tutorials (5%).

Resit: One 90 minute written examination (75%), in-course written assignment of no more than 2,000 words (20%), activities during tutorials (5%).