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Heavier Duty References

Video: Introuction to Module 4

  • Fischer, K. W., & Bidell, T. R. (2006). Dynamic development of action, thought, and emotion. In W. Damon & R. M. Lerner (Eds.), Theoretical Models of Human Development. Handbook of Child Psychology. NY: Wiley.
  • Siegler, R. S. (1998). Emerging Minds: The Process of Change in Children’s Thinking. New York, NY: Oxford University Press. (See in particular Siegler’s “overlapping waves” theory.)

Video: Create a Lively Visual Metaphor or Analogy

  • Baddeley, Alan, Michael W. Eysenck, and Michael C. Anderson. MemoryNY: Psychology Press, 2009.
  • Cat, Jordi. “On Understanding: Maxwell on the Methods of Illustration and Scientific Metaphor.” Studies In History and Philosophy of SciencePart B <32, no. 3 (2001): 395-441.
  • Derman, Emanuel.  Behaving. Badly.New York, NY: Free Press, 2011.
  • Foer, J. Moonwalking with Einstein NY: Penguin, 2011.
  • Lützen, Jesper. Mechanistic Images in Geometric FormNY: Oxford University Press, 2005.
  • Maguire, E.A., D.G. Gadian, I.S. Johnsrude, C.D. Good, J. Ashburner, R.S.J. Frackowiak, and C.D. Frith. “Navigation-Related Structural Change in the Hippocampi of Taxi Drivers.” Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences97, no. 8 (2000): 4398-403.
  • Maguire, E.A., E.R. Valentine, J.M. Wilding, and N. Kapur. “Routes to Remembering: The Brains Behind Superior Memory.” Nature Neuroscience6, no. 1 (2003): 90-95.
  • Rocke, A.J.Image and Reality Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press, 2010.
  • Solomon, Ines. “Analogical Transfer and ‘Functional Fixedness’ in the Science Classroom.” Journal of Educational Research87, no. 6 (1994): 371-77.

Video: No Need for Genius Envy – The Imposter Syndrome

  • Amidzic, Ognjen, Hartmut J. Riehle, and Thomas Elbert. “Toward a Psychophysiology of Expertise.” Journal of Psychophysiology 20, no. 4 (2006): 253-58.
  • Beilock, Sian. Choke. NY: Free Press, 2010.
  • Bilalic, M., P. McLeod, and F. Gobet. “Inflexibility of Experts–Reality or Myth? Quantifying the Einstellung Effect in Chess Masters.” Cognitive Psychology 56, no. 2 (Mar 2008): 73-102.
  • Bilalić, Merim , Robert Langner, Michael Erb, and Wolfgang Grodd. “Mechanisms and Neural Basis of Object and Pattern Recognition: A Study with Chess Experts.” Journal of Experimental Psychology: General 139, no. 4 (2010): 728-42.
  • Bilalić, Merim , P. McLeod, and F. Gobet. “Why Good Thoughts Block Better Ones: The Mechanism of the Pernicious Einstellung (Set) Effect.” Cognition 108, no. 3 (Sep 2008): 652-61.
  • Bilalić, Merim, A. Kiesel, C. Pohl, M. Erb, and W. Grodd. “It Takes Two—Skilled Recognition of Objects Engages Lateral Areas in Both Hemispheres.”PLoS ONE 6, no. 1 (2011): e16202.
  • Bilalić, Merim, Peter McLeod, and Fernand Gobet. “Does Chess Need Intelligence? — a Study with Young Chess Players.” Intelligence 35, no. 5 (2007): 457-70.
  • Carson, Shelley H, Jordan B Peterson, and Daniel M Higgins. “Decreased Latent Inhibition Is Associated with Increased Creative Achievement in High-Functioning Individuals.” Journal of Personality and Social Psychology 85, no. 3 (2003): 499-506.
  • Chase, W.G., and H.A. Simon. “Perception in Chess.” Cognitive Psychology 4, no. 1 (1973): 55-81.
  • Ericsson, Karl Anders. Development of Professional Expertise. NY: Cambridge University Press, 2009.
  • Felder, R. “Impostors Everywhere.” Chemical Engineering Education 22, no. 4 (1988): 168-69.
  • Gobet, F., and N. Charness, eds. Chess and Games. edited by K. Anders Ercisson, Neil Charness, Paul Feltovich and Robert R. Hoffman, Cambridge Handbook on Expertise and Expert Performance: Cambridge University Press, 2006.
  • Gobet, F., and G. Clarkson. “Chunks in Expert Memory: Evidence for the Magical Number Four… or Is It Two?”. Memory 12, no. 6 (2004): 732-47.
  • Gobet, F., P.C.R. Lane, S. Croker, P.C.H. Cheng, G. Jones, I. Oliver, and J.M. Pine. “Chunking Mechanisms in Human Learning.” Trends in Cognitive Sciences 5, no. 6 (2001): 236-43.
  • Gobet, Fernand. “Chunking Models of Expertise: Implications for Education.” Applied Cognitive Psychology 19, no. 2 (2005): 183-204.
  • Guida, A., F. Gobet, H. Tardieu, and S. Nicolas. “How Chunks, Long-Term Working Memory and Templates Offer a Cognitive Explanation for Neuroimaging Data on Expertise Acquisition: A Two-Stage Framework.” Brain and Cognition 79, no. 3 (Aug 2012): 221-44.
  • Klein, G. Sources of Power. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 1999.
  • Klein, HA, and GA Klein. “Perceptual/Cognitive Analysis of Proficient Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation (Cpr) Performance.” Paper presented at the Midwestern Psychological Association Conference, Detroit, MI, 1981.
  • Linhares, Alexandre, and Anna Elizabeth T. A. Freitas. “Questioning Chase and Simon’s (1973) “Perception in Chess”: The “Experience Recognition” Hypothesis.” New ideas in psychology 28, no. 1 (2010): 64-78.
  • Partnoy, F. Wait. NY: PublicAffairs, 2012.
  • Simon, H.A., and W.G. Chase. “Skill in Chess: Experiments with Chess-Playing Tasks and Computer Simulation of Skilled Performance Throw Light on Some Human Perceptual and Memory Processes.” American Scientist 61, no. 4 (1973): 394-403.
  • White, H.A., and P. Shah. “Uninhibited Imaginations: Creativity in Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder.” Personality and Individual Differences 40, no. 6 (2006): 1121-31.
  • White, Holly A, and Priti Shah. “Creative Style and Achievement in Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder.” Personality and Individual Differences 50, no. 5 (2011): 673-77.

Video: Change Your Thoughts, Change Your Life

  • Armstrong, J Scott. “Natural Learning in Higher Education.” In Encyclopedia of the Sciences of Learning, 2426-33: Springer, 2012.
  • Bengtsson, Sara L, Zoltán Nagy, Stefan Skare, Lea Forsman, Hans Forssberg, and Fredrik Ullén. “Extensive Piano Practicing Has Regionally Specific Effects on White Matter Development.” Nature Neuroscience8, no. 9 (2005): 1148-50.
  • Colvin, Geoff. Talent Is Overrated. NY: Portfolio, 2008.
  • DeFelipe, Javier. “Brain Plasticity and Mental Processes: Cajal Again.” Nature Reviews Neuroscience7, no. 10 (2006): 811-17.
  • ———. “Sesquicentenary of the Birthday of Santiago Ramón Y Cajal, the Father of Modern Neuroscience.”Trends in Neurosciences25, no. 9 (2002): 481-84.
  • DeFelipe, Javier. Cajal’s Butterflies of the Soul: Science and Art NY: Oxford University Press, 2010.
  • Doidge, N. The Brain That Changes Itself. NY: Penguin, 2007.
  • Fields, R Douglas. “White Matter in Learning, Cognition and Psychiatric Disorders.” Trends in Neurosciences31, no. 7 (2008): 361-70.
  • McCord, Joan. “A Thirty-Year Follow-up of Treatment Effects.” American Psychologist33, no. 3 (1978): 284.
  • Oakley, Barbara A. “Concepts and Implications of Altruism Bias and Pathological Altruism.”Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 110, no. Supplement 2 (2013): 10408-15.
  • Ramón y Cajal, Santiago. Advice for a Young Investigator.Translated by Neely Swanson and Larry W. Swanson; Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 1999 [1897].
  • ———. Recollections of My Life. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 1937. Originally published as Recuerdos De Mi Vidain Madrid, 1901-1917, translated by Craigie, E. Horne.
  • Shannon, B. J., M. E. Raichle, A. Z. Snyder, D. A. Fair, K. L. Mills, D. Zhang, K. Bache, et al. “Premotor Functional Connectivity Predicts Impulsivity in Juvenile Offenders.” PNAS108, no. 27 (Jul 5 2011): 11241-5.
  • Shaw, Christopher A., and Jill C. McEachern, eds. Toward a Theory of Neuroplasticity.NY: Psychology Press, 2001.
  • Sherrington, C. S. “Santiago Ramon Y Cajal 1852-1934.” Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society1, no. 4 (1935): 424-44.
  • Spear, Linda Patia. “Adolescent Neurodevelopment.” Journal of Adolescent Health 52, no. 2 (2013): S7-S13.
  • Thomas, C., and C. I. Baker. “Teaching an Adult Brain New Tricks: A Critical Review of Evidence for Training-Dependent Structural Plasticity in Humans.” NeuroImage73 (Jun 2013): 225-36.

Video: The Value of Teamwork – Avoiding Overconfidence

  • Bilalić, Merim, A. Kiesel, C. Pohl, M. Erb, and W. Grodd. “It Takes Two—Skilled Recognition of Objects Engages Lateral Areas in Both Hemispheres.” PLoS ONE6, no. 1 (2011): e16202.
  • Christman, S.D., B.R. Henning, A.L. Geers, R.E. Propper, and C.L. Niebauer. “Mixed-Handed Persons Are More Easily Persuaded and Are More Gullible: Interhemispheric Interaction and Belief Updating.” Laterality13, no. 5 (2008): 403-26.
  • Efron, Robert. The Decline and Fall of Hemispheric Specialization. Hillsdale, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, 1990.
  • Ellis, Aleksander PJ, John R Hollenbeck, Daniel R Ilgen, Christopher OLH Porter, Bradley J West, and Henry Moon. “Team Learning: Collectively Connecting the Dots.” Journal of Applied Psychology88, no. 5 (2003): 821.
  • Feynman, Richard. “Surely You’re Joking, Mr. Feynman.”NY: W. W. Norton, 1985.
  • Gazzaniga, M.S. “Forty-Five Years of Split-Brain Research and Still Going Strong.” Nature Reviews Neuroscience 6, no. 8 (2005): 653-59.
  • Granovetter, Mark. “The Strength of Weak Ties: A Network Theory Revisited.” Sociological Theory1, no. 1 (1983): 201-33.
  • Granovetter, Mark S. “The Strength of Weak Ties.” American Journal of Sociology (1973): 1360-80.
  • Houdé, Olivier. “Consciousness and Unconsciousness of Logical Reasoning Errors in the Human Brain.”Behavioral and Brain Sciences25, no. 3 (2002): 341-41.
  • McGilchrist, Iain. The Master and His Emissary. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2010.
  • ———. “Reciprocal Organization of the Cerebral Hemispheres.” Dialogues in Clinical Neuroscience12, no. 4 (2010): 503-15.
  • Mihov, K. M., M. Denzler, and J. Forster. “Hemispheric Specialization and Creative Thinking: A Meta-Analytic Review of Lateralization of Creativity.”Brain and Cognition 72, no. 3 (Apr 2010): 442-8.
  • Nielsen, Jared A. , Brandon A. Zielinski, Michael A. Ferguson, Janet E. Lainhart, and Jeffrey S. Anderson. “An Evaluation of the Left-Brain Vs. Right-Brain Hypothesis with Resting State Functional Connectivity Magnetic Resonance Imaging.” PLOS ONE8, no. 8 (2013).
  • Oakley, Barbara, Richard M. Felder, Rebecca Brent, and Imad Elhajj. “Turning Student Groups into Effective Teams.” Journal of Student Centered Learning2, no. 1 (2003): 9-34.
  • Ramachandran, Vilayanur S. Phantoms in the Brain. NY: Harper Perennial, 1999.
  • Schutz, Larry E. “Broad-Perspective Perceptual Disorder of the Right Hemisphere.” Neuropsychology Review 15, no. 1 (2005/03/01 2005): 11-27.
  • University of Utah Health Care Office of Public Affairs. “Researchers Debunk Myth of ‘Right-Brain’ and ‘Left-Brain’ Personality Traits.” Science Daily(2013).

Video: A Test Checklist

Video: The Hard-start—jump-to-easy Technique

  • Oakley, Barbara.A Mind for Numbers: How to Excel at Math and Science (Even If You Flunked Algebra) . New York, NY: Penguin-Random House, July, 2014. See in particular Chapter 17.

Video: Final Helpful Hints for Tests

  • Beilock, S. (2010). Choke. NY: Free Press.
  • Jerath, R., Edry, J. W., Barnes, V. A., & Jerath, V. (2006). Physiology of long pranayamic breathing: neural respiratory elements may provide a mechanism that explains how slow deep breathing shifts the autonomic nervous system. Medical Hypotheses, 67(3), 566-571.
  • Nakano, T., Kato, M., Morito, Y., Itoi, S., & Kitazawa, S. (2012). Blink-related momentary activation of the default mode network while viewing videos. PNAS, 110(2), 702-706. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1214804110
  • Paul, G., Elam, B., & Verhulst, S. J. (2007). A longitudinal study of students’ perceptions of using deep breathing meditation to reduce testing stresses. Teaching and Learning in Medicine, 19(3), 287-292.
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