Myths and Mysteries of Memory

PSY 250

Understanding the feats and failures of memory in everyday situations. Exploration of the use and misuse of memory of interest across professions (e.g., medicine, law, advertising, education), via demonstrations, lecture, and readings. Topics include repression, how to study for exams, remembering names, early childhood memories, amnesia, photographic memory, eyewitness testimony, and pharmacological effects.
Curriculum Codes
  • STS
  • SS
Typically Offered
Fall Only