|2||Studying Visualizations: Issues and Methods||
Gladwell, Malcolm. “The Picture Problem.” The New Yorker, December 13, 2004, pp. 74-81.
Keller, E. F. “The Biological Gaze.” In FutureNatural: Nature, Science, Culture. Edited by G. Robertson. New York, NY: Routledge, 1996. ISBN: 9780415070140.
Lynch, M. “The Externalised Retina: Selection and Mathematization in the Visual Documentation of Objects in the Life Sciences.” Representation in Scientific Practice. 1st ed. Edited by Michael Lynch, and Steve Woolgar. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 1990. ISBN: 9780262620765.
Schaffer, Simon. “Astronomers Mark Time: Discipline and the Personal Equation.” Science in Context 2 (1988): 115-145.
Caroline, A. Jones, and Peter Galison. Picturing Science Producing Art. New York, NY: Routledge, 1998. ISBN: 9780415919128.
McCann, UD, Z Szabo, U Scheffel, RF Dannals, and GA Ricaurte. “Positron Emission Tomographic Evidence of Toxic Effect of MDMA (“Ecstasy”) on Brain Serotonin Neurons in Human Beings.” The Lancet 352 (October 31, 1998): 1433-1437.
Social Interaction Interfaces: Seeing the Internet
Guest Lecturer: Fernanda Viegas, Scott Golder (Sociable Media Group, MIT MediaLab)
Bertin, Jacques. Semiology of Graphics: Diagrams, Networks, Maps. Translated by W. J. Berg. Madison, WI: The University of Wisconsin Press, 1984, pp. i-13. ISBN: 9780299090609.
Tufte, E. R. Visual and Statistical Thinking: Displays of Evidence for Decision Making. “Testbooklet”. Cheshire, CT: Graphics Press, 1997. ISBN: 9780961392130.
|4||Incorporating Body Images (Medicine)||
Kassirer, J. P. “Images in Clinical Medicine.” The New England Journal of Medicine 326, no. 12 (March 12, 1992): 829-830.
Rapp, Rayna. “Real Time Fetus.” In Cyborgs and Citadels. Edited by Joseph Dumit, and Gary Lee Downey. Santa Fe, NM: School of American Research Press, 1998. ISBN: 9780933452978.
Cartwright, Elizabeth. “The Logic of Heartbeats.” In Cyborgs and Citadels. Edited by Joseph Dumit, and Gary Lee Downey. Santa Fe, NM: School of American Research Press, 1998. ISBN: 9780933452978.
Treichler, Paula, Lisa Cartwright, and Constance Penley. “The Visible Woman: Imaging Technologies.” Gender and Science. New York, NY: New York University Press, 1998. ISBN: 9780814715680.
Rachel Prentice - Artifacts of Living, Artifacts of Death.
Dumit. Picturing Personhood. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, December 15, 2003, chapter 5. ISBN: 9780691113982.
Cartwright, Lisa. “The Visible Man.” In Processed Lives: Gender and Technology in Everyday Life. Edited by Jennifer Terry, and Melodie Calvert. New York, NY: Routledge, 1997. ISBN: 9780415149327.
|5||Diagrams and Logic (Physics and Flowcharts)||
Galison, Peter. “Nuclear Emulsions: The Anxiety of the Experimenter.” In Image and Logic. Chicago, IL: The University of Chicago Press, 1997. ISBN: 9780226279176.
Kaiser, David. “Stick Figure Realism.” Representations 70 (Spring 2000). University of California.
Hacking, Ian. “Microscopes.” Chapter 11 in Representing and Intervening: Introductory Topics in the Philosophy of Natural Science. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 1983. ISBN: 9780521238298.
Galison, Peter. “The Electronic Image: Iconoclasm and the New Icons.” In Image and Logic. Chicago, IL: The University of Chicago Press, 1997. ISBN: 9780226279176.
Edgerton, Samuel. “Galileo, Florentine ‘Disegno,’ and the ‘Strange Spottedness of the Moon’.” Art Journal (Fall 1984): 225-232.
Hacking, Ian. “Observation.” In Representing and Intervening: Introductory Topics in the Philosophy of Natural Science. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 1983. ISBN: 9780521238298.
|6||Moving Biology Images||
Landecker, Hannah L. Technologies of Living Substance: Tissue Culture and Cellular Life in Twentieth Century Biomedicine. Thesis (Ph.D.) - Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Program in Science, Technology and Society, February 2000, c1999.
A, Cambrosio, Jacobi D, and Keating P. “Ehrlich’s ‘Beautiful Pictures’ and the controversial beginnings of immunological imagery.” Isis 84, no. 4 (December 1993): 662-99.
Bastide, Francoise. “The Iconography of Scientific Texts: Principles of Analysis.” Representation in Scientific Practice. 1st ed. Edited by Michael Lynch, and Steve Woolgar. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 1990. ISBN: 9780262620765.
Seeing Structures: Molecular Modeling
Guest Lecturer: Prof. Catherine Drennan (MIT Chemistry Dept.)
“Biological Imaging Special Issue.” Science 300 (April 4, 2003).
Keller, E. F. Making Sense of Life . Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2003, chapter 8. ISBN: 9780674012509.
Endy, Drew, and Roger Brent. “Modelling Cellular Behavior.” Nature 409 (January 18, 2001): 391-395.
Francoeur, Eric. “Cyrus Levinthal, the Kluge and the Origins of Interactive Molecular Graphics.” Endeavour 26, no. 4 (2002): 127-131.
|8||Arguing about World Data: GIS and Climate Change||
Edwards, Paul N. “Global Climate Science, Uncertainty and Politics: Data-laden Models, Model-Filtered Data.” Science as Culture 8, no. 4 (1999): 437-472.
Center of Science and Technology Policy Research. Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences, University of Colorodo at Boulder, Newsletter Ogmius: Decision Making and Climate Change, May 2003 issue.
Oreskes, Naomi. “Beyond the Ivory Tower: The Scientific Consensus on Climate Change.” Science 306 (December 3, 2004): 1686. Published by AAAS.
———. “The Role of Quantitative Models in Science.” In The Role of Models in Ecosystem Science. Edited by Charles D. Canham, Jonathan J. Cole, and William K. Lauenroth. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2003.
Deep Sea Seeing
Guest Lecturer: Brendan Foley (MIT Program in Science, Technology, and Society)
Ballard, R. D., A. M. McCann, D. Yoerger, and L. Whitcomb. “The Discovery of Ancient History in the Deep Sea.” Deep-Sea Research I 47 (2000): 1591-1620.
Singh, Hanumant, Jonathan Adams, David Mindell, and Brendan Foley. “Imaging Underwater for Archaeology.” Journal of Field Archaeology 27 (2000): 319-328.
|10||Judging Images: Courts and Photography||
Godden, Katherine A. “Cartoon Criminals: The Unclear Future Of Computer Animation In The Minnesota Criminal Courtroom - State V. Stewart.” William Mitchell Law Review, 2003.
Lynch, Michael, and Ruth McNally. “‘Science,’ ‘Common Sense,’ and DNA Evidence: A Legal Controversy about the Public Understanding of Science.” Public Understanding of Science 12 (2003): 83-103.
Tagg, John. “Totaled Machines: Criticism, Photography and Technological Change,” and “The Discontinuous City: Picturing and the Discursive Field.” In Grounds of Dispute: Art History, Cultural Politics, and the Discursive Field. Minneapolis, MN: University of Minnesota Press, 1992. ISBN: 9780816621323.
|11||Ingesting Images: Symptoms and Subjectivity||
Metzl, Jonathan M., and Michelle Riba. “Understanding the Symbolic Value of Medications: A Brief Review.” Primary Psychiatry 10, no. 7 (2003): 45-48.
Greenslit, N. “Depression and Consumption: Psychopharmaceuticals, Branding, and New Identity Politics.” Culture, Medicine, and Psychiatry. (Prerelease.)