PSYCH 808 - Special Seminar
Section: 007 Neural Mechanisms of Memory
Term: WN 2018
Subject: Psychology (PSYCH)
Department: LSA Psychology
Credits:
3
Advisory Prerequisites:
Graduate standing and permission of instructor.
Repeatability:
May be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

In this seminar course we will review findings and theories of the neural processes that underlie the formation of memories. We will draw motivation from human phenomena, and review mechanistic studies at the neuronal circuit level in rodents. We will discuss the role of the hippocampus and cortex in memory formation, storage and retrieval, and examine how their structure, neurophysiological activity patterns and communication with other brain regions are believed to support this function. The course will also include discussions of modern methods in neurophysiological research, including extracellular electrophysiology, two-photon imaging and prevalent analytical methods.

Course Requirements:

The course will require reading 2-3 journal articles per week and presenting papers in class a few times during the semester. The main assessments will be class participation, class presentations, and a final paper.

Intended Audience:

This course is intended for psychology graduate students or undergrads who have previously taken a 400-level Biopsychology or Neuroscience course, or with permission of instructor.

Class Format:

Seminar

PSYCH 808 - Special Seminar
Schedule Listing
001 (SEM)
P
28126
Open
12
12PSYCH Grad
-
TBA
Note: Psych 808-001 Topic Title: Edutainment 101: Using developmental science to understand and inform the development of educational apps and entertainment
002 (SEM)
P
26206
Open
9
9PSYCH Grad
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M 4:00PM - 6:30PM
Note: Psych 808-002 meets in the Pillsbury Room, East Hall. Take EH Church Street Elevator up to "4M".
003 (SEM)
P
26575
Open
30
10PSYCH Grad
-
F 1:30PM - 3:00PM
004 (SEM)
P
28127
Open
12
12PSYCH Grad
-
F 12:00PM - 1:30PM
Note: Psych 808-004 meets in the Pillsbury Room, East Hall (take Church St elevator to level "4M")
005 (SEM)
P
28549
Open
12
12PSYCH Grad
-
W 10:00AM - 1:00PM
006 (SEM)
P
29137
Open
15
15PSYCH Grad
-
Th 2:00PM - 5:00PM
007 (SEM)
P
29391
Open
12
12PSYCH Grad
-
MW 2:30PM - 4:00PM
009 (SEM)
P
32319
Open
12
12PSYCH Grad
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M 9:00AM - 12:00PM
Note: PSYCH 808-009 meets in 3254EH.
010 (SEM)
P
22000
Open
10
10PSYCH Grad
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TBA
Note: 808-010 meets in ISR
011 (SEM)
P
33435
Open
20
20PSYCH Grad
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Tu 2:00PM - 5:00PM
Note: Psych 808-011 The Science of Self-Control
012 (SEM)
P
32230
Open
12
7PSYCH Grad
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M 1:00PM - 4:00PM
013 (SEM)
P
32320
Open
12
12PSYCH Grad
-
TBA
015 (SEM)
P
33767
Open
15
15PSYCH Grad
-
TBA
Note: Psych 808-015 Topic Title: Neuroimaging Data, Concepts, & Analysis
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