Course description

This lecture-based course will provide an overview of the development of memory throughout the lifespan, from infancy to old age. Students will learn about the models of memory, how memory develops through the years, as well as the neurological, cognitive, and social factors that influence memory development.

Outcome 1: Defining basic memory processes and components of memory and differentiate between types of memories.

Outcome 2: Identifying developmental milestones that accompany and help the development of memory and explaining memory capabilities and characteristics at different stages of life.

Outcome 3: Demonstrating an understanding of socio-cultural influences on memory development.

Outcome 4: Analyzing cutting-edge papers on memory development including review papers and empirical articles.

Outcome 5: Applying research findings on memory to everyday life and evaluate your observations about memory.

Prerequisites

HD 1130

Summer 2024: Online course