Introduction to Psychology in Yale 8: Conscious in Past and present
Couscious_Past and Present
In this lecture, Prefessor Bloom reviews the basic psychological research on memory. Specific topics covered include the different memory types, memory limitations, strategies that improve memory, and memory disorders. This lecture also includes a discussion of sereral important social implications for memory research, such as recovered memories, and the influence of suggestibility on eyewitness testimony.
00:00 Distinctions between short-term and long-term memory.
13:22 How structure and organization affects long-term memory.
18:27 Memory retrieval.
25:50 Memory failure.
37:15 The power of suggestion on memory.
44:56 Hypnosis, repressed memory and flashbulb memories.
58:14 Question and answeer on memory.
This course was recorded in Spring 2007.