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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)Assistant Professor Canay Doğulu
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 Introduction and Syllabus Review
2nd Week The Psychology of Learning and Memory
3rd Week Habituation, Sensitization, and Familiarization
4th Week Classical Conditioning
5th Week Operant Conditioning
6th Week Generalization and Discrimination Learning
7th Week Episodic Memory
8th Week Semantic Memory
9th Week Skill Memory
10th Week Working Memory and Cognitive Control
11th Week Emotional Influences on Learning and Memory
12th Week Social Learning and Memory
13th Week Learning and Memory across the Lifespan
14th Week General Evaluation
RECOMENDED OR REQUIRED READINGGluck, M. A., Mercado, E., and Myers, C. E. (2013). Learning and memory: From brain to behavior (2 nd ed.). New York: Worth Publishers.
Terry, W. S. (2008). Learning and memory: Basic principles, processes and procedures (4 th ed.). NJ: Pearson Education Inc.
PLANNED LEARNING ACTIVITIES AND TEACHING METHODSLecture,Discussion,Questions/Answers,Other
ASSESSMENT METHODS AND CRITERIA
 QuantityPercentage(%)
Mid-term130
Quiz440
Total(%)70
Contribution of In-term Studies to Overall Grade(%)70
Contribution of Final Examination to Overall Grade(%)30
Total(%)100
LANGUAGE OF INSTRUCTIONTurkish
WORK PLACEMENT(S)No
  

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