Course Information
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
Course ID600013558

Programme of Study: PPS Tmīmatos PSychologías (2017-sīmera)

Registered students: 136
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSElective Courses845

Class Information
Academic Year2021 – 2022
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours3
Total Hours39
Class ID
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
General Prerequisites
There are no prerequisites for the course
Learning Outcomes
The aim of the course is to broaden the understanding of the basic functions and disorders of memory. Specifically, upon completion of the course, students are expected to have acquired: 1. Good knowledge of the theories and models proposed to describe the structure and function of human memory. 2. the ability to critically analyze the empirical data that led to the development of theories of memory. 3. Basic knowledge of the nature and type of different memory disorders. 4. Understand how empirical data are collected to inform us about the nature of memory disorders. 5. Awareness of the methodological and ethical limitations that appear in research with clinical populations that show deficits in their memory.
General Competences
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Adapt to new situations
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Generate new research ideas
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
This module provides a review of the main disorders of memory that lead to failure of memory processes. The approach is cognitive experimental, with an emphasis on the theoretical analysis of the disorders. The aim of the module is to expand students understanding of the main function of memory. Topics that covered are: Memory system. Amnesia. Post traumatic amnesia. Psychogenetic amnesia. Developmental amnesia. Childhood amnesia. Alzheimer’s disease and memory. Memory and dementia. Memory disorders and other cognitive impairments. Estimating memory function.
memory, disorders, empirical evience
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
powerpoint. Sites:
Course Organization
Reading Assigment220.8
Written assigments301.2
Student Assessment
Assessment methods: A 2-hour written examination.
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Written Assignment (Formative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Παπανικολάου Α. (2007). Οι αμνησίες: ένα κλινικό σύγγραμμα για τις διαταραχές της μνήμης. Πανεπιστημιακές Εκδόσεις Πανεπιστημίου Κρήτης.
Additional bibliography for study
Baddeley A., Kopelman, M.D., & Wilson, M. (1997). The Handbook of Memory Disorders, (2nd Edition). John Wiley. Campell R. & Conway, M. (1995.) Broken Memories: Case Studies in Memory Impairment. Blackwell. Schacter D. (2002). The Seven Sins of Memory: How the Mind Forgets and Remembers. Houghton Mifflin Alloway, T. & Gathercole S. (2006). Working Memory and Neurodevelopmental Disorders. Psychology Press.
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