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PSYC2553
Module Reading List

Memory and Language, 2021/22, Semester 1
Dr Tiina Eilola
T.M.Eilola@leeds.ac.uk
Tutor information is taken from the Module Catalogue

Essential Readings

The main textbook used in this module is: Eysenck, M. W., & Keane, M. T. (2015). Cognitive psychology: A student’s handbook (7th ed.). Hove: Psychology Press.  

It is also fine to use the more recent edition of the same textbook. Cognitive psychology: a student's handbook (8th ed.)  

Week 1: Declarative long term memory

Renoult, L., Irish, M., Moscovitch, M., & Rugg, M. D. (2019). From knowing to remembering: the semantic–episodic distinction. Trends in Cognitive Sciences, 23(12), 1041-1057.  

Westmacott, R., Leach, L., Freedman, M., & Moscovitch, M. (2001). Different patterns of autobiographical memory loss in semantic dementia and medial temporal lobe amnesia: a challenge to consolidation theory. Neurocase, 7(1), 37-55.  

Week 2: Working memory

Balter, M. (2010). Did working memory spark creative culture? Science, 328, 160-163.  

Baddeley, A.D., Hitch, G.J., & Allen, R.J. (2020). A multicomponent model of working memory. In R.H. Logie, V. Camos, & N. Cowan (Eds). Working memory: State-of-the science. Oxford: Oxford University Press.  

Allen, R. J. (2021). Short term and working memory. In Encyclopedia of Behavioral Neuroscience (2nd Ed.). Elsevier.        

Week 3: Encoding and learning

Craik, F. I. (2020). Remembering: An activity of mind and brain. Annual Review of Psychology, 71, 1-24.  

Roediger III, H. L., & Karpicke, J. D. (2018). Reflections on the resurgence of interest in the testing effect. Perspectives on Psychological Science, 13(2), 236-241.  

Week 4: Autobiographical memories

Eysenck, M. W., & Keane, M. T. (2015). Cognitive psychology: A student’s handbook (7th ed.). Hove: Psychology Press. Chapter 8: Everyday memory.   

Week 6: Retrieval and forgetting

Parker, E. S., Cahill, L., & McGaugh, J. L. (2006). A case of unusual autobiographical remembering. Neurocase12(1), 35-49.  

Schacter, D. L. (1999). The seven sins of memory: insights from psychology and cognitive neuroscience. American Psychologist54(3), 182.  

Schacter, D.L. (2021). The seven sins of memory: an update. Memory, 1-6.  

Week 7: Reading process

Eysenck, M. W., & Keane, M. T. (2015). Cognitive psychology: A student’s handbook (7th ed.). Hove: Psychology Press. Chapter 9: Reading and Speech Perception (Reading part of the chapter)   

Week 8: Speech perception

Eysenck, M. W., & Keane, M. T. (2015). Cognitive psychology: A student’s handbook (7th ed.). Hove: Psychology Press. Chapter 9: Reading and Speech Perception (Speech perception part of the chapter)   

Week 9: Speech production

Eysenck, M. W., & Keane, M. T. (2015). Cognitive psychology: A student’s handbook (7th ed.). Hove: Psychology Press. Chapter 11: Language Production   

Week 10: Language comprehension

Eysenck, M. W., & Keane, M. T. (2015). Cognitive psychology: A student’s handbook (7th ed.). Hove: Psychology Press. Chapter 10: Language comprehension   

Week 11: Interaction between memory and language through series of examples

Ferré, P., García, T., Fraga, I., Sánchez-Casas, R., & Molero, M. (2010). Memory for emotional words in bilinguals: Do words have the same emotional intensity in the first and in the second language? Cognition & Emotion, 24, 760–785.     

Ferré, P., Sánchez-Casas, R., & Fraga, I. (2013). Memory for emotional words in the first and the second language: Effects of the encoding task.  Bilingualism: Language and Cognition, 16(3), 495-507.  

 

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These texts are supplementary readings, which will not be included in the exam. However, they will be very useful for your essay writing and deepending your understanding of the topics in question.

Week 1: Declarative long term memory

Chan, J. C., & LaPaglia, J. A. (2013). Impairing existing declarative memory in humans by disrupting reconsolidation. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 110(23), 9309-9313.    

Week 2: Working memory

Baddeley, A.D., Gathercole, S.E., Papagno, C. (1998). The phonological loop as a language learning device. Psychological Review, 105 (1), 158-173.    

Baddeley, A. D., Hitch, G. J., & Allen, R. J. (2019). From short-term store to multicomponent working memory: The role of the modal model. Memory & Cognition, 47(4), 575-588.    

Barrouillet, P., Bernardin, S., Portrat, S., Vergauwe, E., & Camos, V. (2007). Time and cognitive load in working memory. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition, 33(3), 570-585.    

Conway, A. R., Kane, M. J., & Engle, R. W. (2003). Working memory capacity and its relation to general intelligence. Trends in Cognitive Sciences, 7(12), 547-552.    

Cowan, N. (2017). The many faces of working memory and short-term storage. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, 24(4), 1158-1170.    

Hitch, G. J., Allen, R. J., & Baddeley, A. D. (2019). Attention and binding in visual working memory: Two forms of attention and two kinds of buffer storage. Attention, Perception, & Psychophysics, 1-14.    

Week 3: Encoding and learning

van Kesteren, M. T. R., & Meeter, M. (2020). How to optimize knowledge construction in the brain. npj Science of Learning, 5(1), 1-7.    

Foot‐Seymour, V., Foot, J., & Wiseheart, M. (2019). Judging credibility: Can spaced lessons help students think more critically online?. Applied Cognitive Psychology, 33(6), 1032-1043.    

Week 4: Autobiographical memories

Baddeley, Eyesenck, Anderson (2009). Memory. Chapter 7: Autobiographical memory (pages 137-155).      

Charlesworth, L. A., Allen, R. J., Havelka, J., & Moulin, C. J. (2016). Who am I? Autobiographical retrieval improves access to self-concepts. Memory, 24(8), 1033-1041.    

Conway, M. A., & Pleydell-Pearce, C. W. (2000). The construction of autobiographical memories in the self-memory system. Psychological Review, 107(2).    

Morrison, C. M., & Conway, M. A. (2010). First words and first memories. Cognition, 116(1), 23-32.    

Howe, M. L., Courage, M. L., & Edison, S. C. (2003). When autobiographical memory begins. Developmental Review, 23(4), 471-494.    

Week 6: Retrieval and forgetting

Sadeh, T., Ozubko, J. D., Winocur, G., & Moscovitch, M. (2016). Forgetting patterns differentiate between two forms of memory representation. Psychological Science27(6), 810-820.    

Week 11: Interaction between memory and language through series of examples

Anooshian, L. J., & Hertel, P. T. (1994). Emotionality in free recall: Language specificity in bilingual memory. Cognition and Emotion, 8, 503–514. 

Ferré, P. (2003). Effects of level of processing on memory for affectively valenced words. Cognition and Emotion, 17, 859–880.    

 

This list was last updated on 23/09/2021