Memory and Language


Topics to be covered:

  • Memory: Structure and processes
  • Working memory
  • Memory and Learning
  • Memory processes
  • Concepts and categories
  • Remembering and forgetting
  • Amnesia
  • The structure of long-term memory
  • Sins of memory
  • Language processing

Delivery methods

  • 10 lectures
  • 2 x 1 hour workshops
  • 10 x 1 hour online module clinics


  • 75% Examination (multiple choice plus essay question)
  • 25% 1000 word essay

Please note that the format of papers in the supplementary examinations may differ from the equivalent main examination paper or class test. Re-sit and deferral students should check the details of the assessment format of supplementary examinations with the Module Leader.