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The memory component of this course aims to introduce students to the main theoretical components of memory (working and autobiographical memory). Psychological theories of forgetting and eyewitness memory will also be discussed.
The second component of the course, language, will introduce students to the key issues in psycholinguistics. This will include assessment of sentence processing, analysis of the processes underlying language production and factors that influence communication in different settings.
This course is intended for students completing joint honours degrees in Behavioural Studies or Psychology.
|Session||Second Sub Session||Credit Points||15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)|
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.
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1st Attempt: One 90 minute written examination (75%), in-course written assignment of no more than 2,00 words (20%), activities during tutorials (5%). Resit: One 90 minute written examination (75%), in-course critical review assessment of no more than 2000 words (20%), activities during tutorials (5%).