9.00SC Introduction to Psychology
9.00SC Introduction to Psychology (Fall 2011, MIT OCW). Instructor: Professor John Gabrieli. This course is a survey of the scientific study of human nature, including how the mind works, and how the brain supports the mind. Topics include the mental and neural bases of perception, emotion, learning, memory, cognition, child development, personality, psychopathology, and social interaction. Students will consider how such knowledge relates to debates about nature and nurture, free will, consciousness, human differences, self, and society. (from ocw.mit.edu)
|Lecture 11 - Memory II: Amnesia and Memory Systems|
What conditions can impair your memory? How is your memory affected by these impairments? In this lecture, we will study amnesia, how it can influence our memory systems and how amnesia patients have helped us pinpoint areas in the brain crucial to memory. A particular highlight of this session is Prof. Gabrieli's stories of working as a graduate student directly the famous amnesiac patient H. M.
|Memory II: Amnesia and Memory Systems
Readings. Lecture Slides (PDF). Lecture Videos: View by Chapter. Discussion: Memory. Check Yourself. Further Study.
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