The Biopsychology of Memory

Explore the ins and outs of memory, its processes and psychological models and structures. Memory is the brain’s ability to store information and learned behaviours, skills and habits. Due to the complicated and ambiguous nature of memory, multiple scholars have developed models and key theories to help understand the bio-psychological phenomenon. In this course, you’ll learn about:

  • Types of memory and their relevant models
  • Key scholars of memory
  • Theories on how memory is processed, stored and drawn upon
  • Case studies of memory loss, including amnesia and Alzheimer's
  • The idea of excessive memory and its effects on people