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Monographic Lecture. Psychology of memory: Theory and practice

General data

Course ID: WF-ZPS-N-MON1
Erasmus code / ISCED: (unknown) / (unknown)
Course title: Monographic Lecture. Psychology of memory: Theory and practice
Name in Polish: Wykład monograficzny: Psychologia pamięci: teoria i praktyka
Organizational unit: Institute of Psychology
Course groups:
ECTS credit allocation (and other scores): 5.00 Basic information on ECTS credits allocation principles:
  • the annual hourly workload of the student’s work required to achieve the expected learning outcomes for a given stage is 1500-1800h, corresponding to 60 ECTS;
  • the student’s weekly hourly workload is 45 h;
  • 1 ECTS point corresponds to 25-30 hours of student work needed to achieve the assumed learning outcomes;
  • weekly student workload necessary to achieve the assumed learning outcomes allows to obtain 1.5 ECTS;
  • work required to pass the course, which has been assigned 3 ECTS, constitutes 10% of the semester student load.
Language: Polish
(in Polish) Dyscyplina naukowa, do której odnoszą się efekty uczenia się:

psychology

Subject level:

intermediate

Learning outcome code/codes:

PS_W03

PS_K03

Preliminary Requirements:

It is recommended to have knowledge from the basic course of Psychology of Cognitive Processes.

Short description:

The purpose of the lectures is to present selected results of psychological research and observations that are predicted by theories of memory, and relate to the functioning of memory in everyday life or stimuli encountered also outside the laboratory. The lectures will also discuss possible practical applications of knowledge from the psychology of memory. The presented memory phenomena will be explained in the light of certain theories.

Full description:

Among the topics discussed during the lectures will be the following:

1) Memory for faces, people, and groups

2) The self-reference effect

3) Memory of images and memory of actions

4) Spatial memory

5) Prospective memory in everyday life and in the elderly

6) Memory for sources of information. Cryptomnesia

7) The influence of context on memory

8) False memory

9) Eyewitness memory

10) Emotions and memory

11) Unwanted memories in everyday life and in mental disorders

12) The illusion of wisdom after the fact

13) Mere exposure effect

14) How to learn: The effects of generation and testing

15) The " I-have-it-on-the-tip-of-my-tongue" phenomenon

16) Meta-memory

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Bibliography:

Czerniawska E (red) (2005). Pamięć : zjawiska zwykłe i niezwykłe. WSiP

Draaisma D. (2006). Dlaczego życie płynie szybciej, gdy się starzejemy. Warszawa: PIW.

Jagodzińska, M. (2008). Psychologia Pamięci. Badania, teorie, zastosowania. Gliwice: Wyd. Helion.

Niedźwieńska A (2013). Pamięć prospektywna : geneza, mechanizmy, deficyty.

Wydawnictwo Akademickie Sedno

Perfect, T. J., & Lindsay, D. S. (Eds.). (2013). The SAGE handbook of applied memory. Sage.

Schacter, D. L. (2002). The seven sins of memory: How the mind forgets and remembers. HMH.

Efekty kształcenia i opis ECTS:

The student knows and understands the memory phenomena observed in everyday life and can indicate their explanation in the light of memory theory.

The student is able to name and explain the main findings of research on memory of stimuli such as faces, other people, spatial information, etc.

The student knows and understands the role of scientific theories in explaining psychological phenomena.

The student is ready to independently develop knowledge and skills in the light of new research findings on human memory. The student understands and uses specialized terminology in the field of memory psychology.

Assessment methods and assessment criteria:

The course ends with a written exam, consisting of test questions and a descriptive question (students will receive a set of guiding questions beforehand). Each test question will have four answer options with one correct answer. The descriptive question will also require demonstration of a more in-depth understanding of the content presented in the lectures.

Grading criteria:

The final grade will depend on:

- participation in lectures,

- the result of the final test

The prerequisite for receiving a passing grade is: obtaining a minimum of 55% of the final test score and no more than 4 absences during the school year.

Obtaining such a score means that the student will achieve the learning outcomes to a sufficient degree.

Classes in period "Academic year 2023/24" (in progress)

Time span: 2023-10-01 - 2024-06-30
Selected timetable range:
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Type of class:
Monographic lecture, 32 hours more information
Coordinators: Marek Nieznański
Group instructors: Marek Nieznański
Students list: (inaccessible to you)
Examination: Course - examination
Monographic lecture - examination
(in Polish) E-Learning:

(in Polish) E-Learning (pełny kurs)

(in Polish) Opis nakładu pracy studenta w ECTS:

(in Polish) ECTS: 5 pkt


32 godzin - uczestnictwo w zajęciach (1p)


50 godzin - lektury (2 p)


50 godzin - przygotowanie do egzaminu (2 p)

Type of subject:

obligatory

(in Polish) Grupa przedmiotów ogólnouczenianych:

(in Polish) nie dotyczy

Classes in period "Academic year 2024/25" (future)

Time span: 2024-10-01 - 2025-06-30
Selected timetable range:
Navigate to timetable
Type of class:
Monographic lecture, 32 hours more information
Coordinators: Marek Nieznański
Group instructors: Marek Nieznański
Students list: (inaccessible to you)
Examination: Course - examination
Monographic lecture - examination
Type of subject:

obligatory

(in Polish) Grupa przedmiotów ogólnouczenianych:

(in Polish) nie dotyczy

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