Readings

Buy at Amazon The textbook readings are in Gleitman, Henry, Alan J. Fridlund, and Daniel Reisberg. Psychology. 6th ed. New York, NY: Norton, 2004. ISBN: 0393977676.

Lec #TOPICSTEXTBOOK READINGSASSIGNED PAPERS
1The Brain: Between the Ears, Behind the EyesChapters 1 and 2

Kettlewell, Julianna. "'Fidelity gene' found in voles." BBC News, Science/Nature (June 16, 2004). Online edition.

Diamond, Lisa M. "Emerging Perspectives on Distinctions Between Romantic Love and Sexual Desire." Current Directions in Psychological Science 13, no. 3 (2004): 116-119.

Lim, Miranda M., Zuoxin Wang, Daniel Olazabal, Xianghui Ren, Ernest Terwilliger, and Larry Young. "Enhanced partner preference in a promiscuous species by manipulating the expression of a single gene." Nature 429 (2004): 754-757.

Balaban, Evan. "Why voles stick together." Nature 429 (2004): 711-712.

McIlroy, Anne. "Could voles help create the perfect husband? Using genetic manipulation, U.S. researchers find a way to make philandering creatures more faithful." The Globe and Mail (June 17, 2004). Online edition.

2Motivation and Emotion: "Reason Alone Cannot Move Us To Do Anything"Chapter 3Calder, Andrew J., Andrew D. Lawrence, and Andrew W. Young. "Neuropsychology of fear and loathing." Nature Reviews Neuroscience 2, no. 5 (2001): 352-363.
3Learning: The Power of AssociationChapter 4

Dingfelder, Sadie F. "Pavlovian Psychopharmacology." Monitor on Psychology 35, no. 3 (2004): 18-19.

McDonald, Robert V., and Shepard Siegel. "Intra-Administration Associations and Withdrawal Symptoms: Morphine-Elicited Morphine Withdrawal." Experimental and Clinical Psychopharmacology 12, no. 1 (2004): 3-11.

Siegel, Shepard, and Barbara M. C. Ramos. "Applying Laboratory Research: Drug Anticipation and the Treatment of Drug Addiction." Experimental and Clinical Psychopharmacology 10, no. 3 (2002): 162-183.

4Sensing: Gathering the Information Kitaoka, Akiyoshi, and Hiroshi Ashida. "Phenomenal Characteristics of the Peripheral Drift Illusion." Vision 15, no. 4 (2003): 261-262.
5Attending: Limiting the InformationChapter 5Wolfe, Jeremy M., and Todd S. Horowitz. "What attributes guide the deployment of visual attention and how do they do it?" Nature Reviews Neuroscience 5, no. 6 (2004): 495-501.
6Perceiving: Interpreting the InformationChapter 6

Ernst, Marc O., and Heinrich H. Bulthoff. "Merging the senses into a robust percept." Trends in Cognitive Science 8, no. 4 (2004): 162-169.

Freeman, William T. "The generic viewpoint assumption in a framework for visual perception." Nature 368, no. 6471 (1994): 542-545.

Kersten, Daniel, and Alan Yuilley. "Bayesian models of object perception." Current Opinion in Neurobiology 13, no. 2 (2003): 150-158.

Brainard, David H., and William T. Freeman. "Bayesian color constancy." Journal of the Optical Society of America A 14, no. 7 (1997): 1393-1411.

7Memory: What Do You Remember?Chapter 7

Debiec, Jacek, Joseph E. LeDoux, and Karim Nader. "Cellular and Systems Reconsolidation in the Hippocampus." Neuron 36 (2002): 527-538.

Kandel, Eric R. "The molecular biology of memory storage: a dialog between genes and synapses." Nobel Lecture, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Columbia University, New York, U.S.A., December 8, 2000.

Pillemer, David B., and Lynn R. Goldsmith. "Very Long-Term Memories of the First Year in College." Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition 14, no. 4 (1988): 709-715.

Slotnick, Scott D., and Daniel L. Schacter. "A sensory signature that distinguishes true from false memories." Nature Neuroscience 7, no. 6 (2004): 664-672.

8Cognition: How Do You Think?Chapter 8

Wegner, Daniel M., and Thalia Wheatley. "Apparent Mental Causation." American Psychologist 54, no. 7 (1999): 480-492.

Wegner, Daniel M. "Ironic Processes of Mental Control." Psychological Review 101, no. 1 (1994): 34-52.

9Cognitive Development: How Do Children Think?Chapter 12 
10Language: What Do You Say? 

Hauser, Marc D., Noam Chomsky, and W. Tecumseh Fitch. "The Faculty of Language: What Is It, Who Has It, and How Did It Evolve?" Science 298 (2002): 1569-1579.

Fitch, W. Tecumseh, and Marc D. Hauser. "Computational Constraints on Syntactic Processing in a Nonhuman Primate." Science 303 (2004): 377-380.

11Language Development: What Do Children Say?Chapter 9 
12Intelligence: How Do We Know You Are Smart?Chapter 14

Duncan, John, et al. "A Neural Basis for General Intelligence." Science 289 (2000): 457-460.

Flynn, J. R. "The Flynn Effect: Rethinking intelligence and what affects it." 2004. Unpublished manuscript.

13The Battle of the Sexes: Love and EvolutionChapter 10 
14Social Exchange: Romantic EconomicsChapter 11

Baumeister, R. F., and K. D. Vohs. "Sexual economics: Sex as female resource for social exchange in heterosexual interactions." Personality and Social Psychology Review. (In press)

Buss, David M. "Human Mating Strategies." Samfundsokonomen 4 (2002): 47-58.

15Attitudes and Behaviors: How Can We Be Controlled?  
16Who Are You? The Psychology of the SelfChapter 15 
17From Dissociation To Repression  
18Freud and Fairy TalesChapter 13Crick, Francis, and Christof Koch. "A framework for consciousness." Nature Neuroscience 6, no. 2 (2003): 119-126.
19Sleep and Dreams Western, Drew. "The Scientific Legacy of Sigmund Freud: Toward a Psychodynamically Informed Psychological Science." Psychological Bulletin 124, no. 3 (1998): 333-371.
20Defining Mental Illness: Are Suicide Bombers Insane?Chapter 16 
21Causing Mental Illness: What Can Make You "Lose" Your Mind?  
22Successful Disasters: Eating DisordersChapter 17

Mednick, Sara, Ken Nakayama, and Robert Stickgold. "Sleep-dependent learning: a nap is as good as a night." Nature Neuroscience 6, no. 7 (2003): 697-698.

Maquet, Pierre, and Perrine Ruby. "Insight and the sleep committee." Nature 427 (2004): 304-305.

Wagner, Ullrich, Steffen Gais, Hilde Haider, Rolf Verleger, and Jan Born. "Sleep inspires insight." Nature 427 (2004): 352-355.

Stickgold, Robert, April Malia, Denise Maguire, David Roddenberry, and Margaret O'Connor. "Replaying the Game: Hypnagogic Images in Normals and Amnesics." Science 290 (2000): 350-353.

23Successful Disasters: Date Rape