Upon completion of the course, students are expected to:
1. to have acquired the knowledge concerning the modern literature of theories describing attention, language, learning and memory function.
5. be familiar with the terminology concerning these areas.
6. have understood the empirical methods used to study these areas.
7. have developed the ability to critically approach the relevant empirical data
8. be able to conduct a bibliographic search for topics related to these areas of psychology.
Course Content (Syllabus)
Overview of all classical theories about the function of attention, learning, language and memory. Models about the function of attention. Control attention. Imprinting, habituation, classical conditioning. Memory systems (sensory storage, short-term memory, long term memory). Models and functions of memory systems. Variables affecting the memory system. Memory for images (objects, faces, scenes). Theoretical interpretations. Knowledge and structure of knowledge (semantic memory, episodic memory, autobiographical memory. Forgetting, theories of forgetting. Mnemonic. Structure of language. Language acquisition, langi8age development.
attention, learning, language, memory
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Gilbert, D. T., Wegner, D. M. & Schacter D.L. (2018). Ψυχολογία. (επιμέλεια: Στέλλα Βοσνιάδου). Αθήνα: Gutenberg - Γιώργος & Κώστας Δαρδανός.
Atkinson, R. L., Atkinson, R. C., Smith, E. E. Bem, D. J., & Nolen-Hoeksema, S. (2003). Εισαγωγή στην ψυχολογία του Hilgard. Τόμος Α΄. Αθήνα: Παπαζήσης.