Course Information
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
Course ID600013558

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

Registered students: 131
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSElective Courses845

Class Information
Academic Year2019 – 2020
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours3
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 module will provide students with •An understanding of the basic conceptual and theoretical aspects of memory theories and memory disorders. •Understanding of the variety of theories and research methods used to examine the disorders of memory •Ability to critically evaluate the research and theories on memory disorders
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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