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COURSE UNIT TITLECOURSE UNIT CODESEMESTERTHEORY + PRACTICE (Hour)ECTS
EXPERIMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY I:LEARNING AND MEMORY PSK225 Third Term (Fall)-Third Term (Fall)-Third Term (Fall)-Third Term (Fall)-Third Term (Fall)-Third Term (Fall) 3 + 0 4

TYPE OF COURSE UNITCompulsory Course
LEVEL OF COURSE UNITBachelor's Degree
YEAR OF STUDY2
SEMESTERThird Term (Fall)-Third Term (Fall)-Third Term (Fall)-Third Term (Fall)-Third Term (Fall)-Third Term (Fall)
NUMBER OF ECTS CREDITS ALLOCATED4
NAME OF LECTURER(S)-
LEARNING OUTCOMES OF THE COURSE UNIT At the end of this course, the students;
1) Learn the fundamental theories and types of learning.
2) Learn the basic concepts of learning.
3) Discover the roots of behaviors of organisms (human and animals).
4) Have a skill to understand the relations between learning and other basic
topics of psychology.
5) Learn the basic concepts and theories of human memory.
6) Learn fundamental functions of human memory.
MODE OF DELIVERYFace to face
PRE-REQUISITES OF THE COURSENo
RECOMMENDED OPTIONAL PROGRAMME COMPONENTNo
COURSE CONTENTS
WEEKTOPICS
1st Week Getting Acquainted and Overview of the Course
2nd Week Fundamental Principles of and Types of Learning
3rd Week Basic Principles of Classical Conditioning
4th Week Basic Principles of Operant Conditioning
5th Week Reinforcement, Punishment and Avoidance
6th Week Observational Learning
7th Week Motor Learning
8th Week The Human Memory
9th Week Short-Term Memory
10th Week Working Memory and Executive Control
11th Week Long-term Memory: Episodic Memory and Semantic Memory
12th Week Forgetting
13th Week Individual Differences in Learning and Memory
14th Week General Evaluation
RECOMENDED OR REQUIRED READING(Primary Textbook)
Cluck, M. A., Mercado, E. & Myers, C.E. (2013). Learning and Memory: From
Brain to Behavior (2nd ed.). New York: Worth Publishers.
(Suggested References)
Terry, W. S. (2008). Learning and Memory: Basic Principles, Processes and
Procedures (4th. ed.). NJ: Pearson Education Inc.
* The primary textbook for this course is renewed every year.
PLANNED LEARNING ACTIVITIES AND TEACHING METHODSLecture,Discussion
ASSESSMENT METHODS AND CRITERIA
 QuantityPercentage(%)
Mid-term125
Quiz545
Attendance15
Total(%)75
Contribution of In-term Studies to Overall Grade(%)75
Contribution of Final Examination to Overall Grade(%)25
Total(%)100
LANGUAGE OF INSTRUCTIONTurkish
WORK PLACEMENT(S)No
  

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