Lecture

BiS628 Learning and Memory System           Fall 2019


 

Prof. Name: Sue-Hyun Lee (Office: Bldg. E16-1, Rm. 507, Tel: 4311, Email: suelee@kaist.ac.kr)

Classroom: Bldg. E16, Rm. 215

Lecture: Tue/Thu 10:30 – 11:45

 

Synopsis

This course aims to provide basic concepts of learning and memory based on human behavioral research using fMRI, and animal research combined with electrophysiology and molecular/cellular biology, focusing on memory systems in the brain. In addition, the class also provides opportunities for group activities and discussions about our learning and memory process and its applications.

 

Credit: 3 units


Assessment / Evaluation

Attendance (10%), Presentation (30%), Report (20%), Final exam (40%), 

 

Office Hours: TBA (To Be Announced)

TA: TBA

 

Selected chapters from the following references

 

Textbook 

1) M. A. Gluck, E. Mercado, C. E. Myers, Learning and Memory: From Brain to Behavior, 2nd Ed. (2013), Worth Publishers 

2) J. David Sweatt, Mechanisms of Memory, 2nd Ed. (2009), Academic Press 

3) Selected Research Articles

 

 

Course Schedule

Week

Contents

1

Introduction

2

Learning: Classical Conditioning

3

Learning: Operant Conditioning

4

Learning: Repeated Events I

5

Learning: Repeated Events II

6

Memory Consolidation I

7

Memory Consolidation II

8

Midterm Exam Week - No Class

9

Memory Consolidation III

10

Skill Memory

11

Semantic / Episodic Memory

12

Working Memory

13

Memory Retrieval

14

Emotional Memory

15

Memory Disorders

16

Final Exam