Human Memory and Learning OpenCourseWare: A Free Graduate Study Course by MIT on Human Memory

Published Jan 14, 2009

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Learn about the cognitive and neural builders of memory through neuroimaging methods, such as fMRI and PET, through this free OpenCourseWare on human memory. 'Human Memory and Learning,' offered by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge, provides students with an overview on memory and how memory is organized along with discussions on neuroimaging. This graduate level course in Cognitive Science does not require any specific previous coursework.

Human Memory and Learning: Course Specifics

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Human Memory and Learning: Course Description

Unravel some of the human brain's complexities in MIT's 'Human Memory and Learning' OpenCourseWare. This course, from the Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences, shows students how memory is involved in human cognition through exploration of topics including the architecture of human memory, short-term memory, semantic memory and episodic memory. Students will also study scholarly articles pertaining to cognitive theories of memory. Professor Anthony Wagner of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology teaches this graduate-level course, which encourages students to create presentations and proposals for an experimental research project.

This OpenWareCourse includes lecture notes, readings and assignments for free online. If you are interested in taking this free course, visit the cognitive science, memory and learning course home page.

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