– Presidents Counsel on Bioethics–SIXTH MEETING–Thursday, September 12, 2002–Session 3: Enhancement 3: Happiness and Sadness: Depression and the Pharmacological Elevation of Mood– Peter D. Kramer, M.D., Ph.D. — Clinical Professor of Psychiatry & Human Behavior, Brown University

Collected Poems, Dylan Thomas

“Making it Up and Making Do: Simulation, Imagination and Empathic Accuracy,” Myers & Hodges, 2007, Psychology Press

“Defining a Racist” Malcolm Gladwell

“Inventing L Ron Hubbard: On the Construction and Maintenance of the Hagiographic Mythology of Scientology” by Dorth Refslund Chritensen from Controversial Religions

“A Peace Offering for the Math Wars: A Field Guide for Mastering Our Numerical World” from What the Numbers Say by Derrick Niederman and David Boyum

“The General’s Report: How Antonio Taguba, who investigated the Abu Ghraib scandal, became one of its casualties,” NY-er 6/25/07

Methods in Social Psychology, Aronson:

2. Some Problems with Experimentation in Social Psychology

9. On the Avoidance of Bias

10. The Post-Experimental Interview

Therapy’s Delusions: The Myth of the Unconscious and the Exploitation of Today’s Walking Worried, by Ethan Waters and Richard Ofshe

“Stealing Life: David Silver & ‘The Wire'” NYer 10/22/07

NYer 9/17/07

“The Legacy Problem: Hillary Clinton & her husband’s record”

“Crybabies: The Conundrum of Colic”

“Planning for Defeat: How & when should the US leave Iraq?”

“The election of 1800”

The Omnivore’s Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals, Michael Pollan

Body-Centered Psychotherapy: The Hakomi Method – Ron Kurtz

Family Reunion Planning Kit for Dummies – part V: “From Branches to Roots: Researching the Family Tree”

Foundations of Physiological Psychology

1 – Origins of Physiological Psychology

2 – Structure & Function of Cells of the Nervous System

3 – Structure of the Nervous System

4 – Psychopharmacology

5 – Methods & Strategies of Research

6 – Vision

8 – Sleep & Biological Rhythms

9 – Reproductive Behavior

10 – Emotion

12 – Learning & Memory

14 – Neurological Disorders

15 – Schizophrenia, Affective Disorders, & Anxiety Disorders

16 – Autistic, Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity, & Substance Abuse Disorders

Essentials of Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences – Gravetter & Wallnau

“Ghandi Meets Bin Laden,” ODE

ChiRunning: A Revolutionary Approach to Effortless, Injury-Free Running, Danny Dreyer

Healing Emotions: Conversations With the Dalai Lama on Mindfulness, Emotions and Health – Daniel Goleman, ed

The New Glucose Revolution: Pocket Guide to Peak Performance

“James Flynne’s ‘What is Intelligence?’ & the Debate Over Race & IQ,” Malcolm Gladwell, NYer 12/17/07

“What the CNN/YouTube Debates Taught Us About the Candidates,” NYer 12/17/07

“Talk to Doctors So They Will Listen,” by Patricia C Loofbourow, MD

“Where’s The Health in Health Care Reform?” by Mike Adams

Mnemon, (v2.0) Joe Kwiatkowski

The Four Agreements – Don Miguel Ruiz

Yukon Ho! Watterson

Calvin & Hobbes – Watterson

wikipedia: “Folk Psychology,” “Xylitol,” “Glyconutrient,” “Illuminati,” “Kirlian Photography,” “Energy Vampire”

Big Mind, Big Heart: Finding Your Way – Dennis Genpo Merzel

“Appendix 1: Algebra Review” in Contemporary Precalculus, Hungerford

“How to Read a Journal Article in Social Psychology,” from The Self in Social Psychology

“The Development of Meaning Contexts for Empathic Accuracy: Channel and Sequence Effects” Gesn & Ickes, 1999 JPSP

wikipedia: psychology

“Power and Perspectives Not Taken” Galinsky et al, in Psychological Science

“Gender Role Adherence and Empathic Accuracy: The role of Communion in Reading Minds” Sean M Laurent and Sara D Hodges, in press

“Influence Strategy, Perspective-Taking, and Relationships Between High- and Low-Power Individuals in Cooperative and Competitive Contexts” Tjosvold, Johnson, Johnson–Journal of Psychology

“Power, Approach and Inhibition” Keltner, Gruefeld, Anderson 2003 Psych Review x2

Wikipedia: “Psychodynamics,” “Psychodynamic Psychotherapy,” “Depth Psychology,” “Analytical Psychology,” “Unconscious Mind,” “Cognitive Psychology”

“From Power to Action” Galinski, Gruenfeld, Magee

“Gender and Empathic Accuracy” Laurent & Hodges

“Working with Human Subjects and Data,” Sanjay Srivastava

The Subtle Knife, Philip Pullman

The Amber Spyglass, Philip Pullman

“The Music Industry, Major to Minor: The Music Industry Gone Flat,” The Economist Jan 12, 2008

“Perspective Taking and Self-Awareness: Drawing and E on Your Forehead” R. Glen Hass JPSP 1984 x2

Wikepedia: ‘etiology,’ ‘geomythology,’ personality psychology’

‘Relationship Orientation as a Moderator of the Effects of Social Power,’ Chen, Lee-Chai, Bargh 2001, JPSP

“The Experience of Power: Examining the Effects of Power on Approach and Inhibition Tendencies” Anderson & Berdahl, JPSP in press

“Attractiveness of the Underling: An Automatic Power -> Sex Association and its Consequences for Sexual Harassment and Aggression” Bargh et al., 1995, JPSP

“Striving for Personal Power as a Basis for Social Power Dynamics” Van Dijke, Poppe, 2006, EJSP

“And the Winner Is: The Coming Religious Peace,” Atlantic Monthly 3/08

“The Search Party: Google Squares Off With Its Capitol Hill Critics” NYer 1/14/08

Time Magazine 3/3/08: ‘The Persian Gulf Primary,’ ‘A Fight For the Texas Democrats,’ ‘Courting Joe Sixpack,’ ‘Changing the Script: How John McCain Plans To Win,’ ‘Cuba’s Chance, after Fidel,’ ‘Guess Who’s Coming TV Dinner? George Clooney,’

Newsweek 3/3/08 “How Your Brain Looks at Race,” “What Addicts Need: Addiction isn’t a weakness, it’s an illness,” “Sadly, There is No Magic Bullet: Addiction is not solely a disease of the brain. The case for holistic treatment.”

Exuberance by Kay Redfield Jamison

Enlightened Sex – david deida

Teach Yourself Alexander Technique – Richard Craze

‘How to Make Great Teachers’ Time Magazine 2/25/08

“Only Integrity is Going to Count,” lecture by Buckminster Fuller

wikipedia: Buckminster Fuller, Werner Erhard, Tenzin Gyatso 14th Dalai Lama, Joseph Campbell, Mohandas Ghandi

‘Stereotypes and Implicit social Comparison: Shifts in Comparison-Group Focus’ Collins, Crandall, Biernat JESP 2005

The Elements of Style – William Strunk Jr. and E. B. White

Methods in Behavioral Research:

1) Scientific Understanding of Behavior

2) Where to Start

3) Ethical Research

4) Studying Behavior

5) Measurement Concepts

6) Observing Behavior

7) Survey Research

8) Experimental Design

9) Conducting Experiments

10) Complex Experimental Designs

11) Single Case, Quasi-Experimental & Developmental Research

12) Description & correlation

13) Statistical Inference

14) Generalizing Results

Appendix A) Writing Research Reports

Cultural Competence, Practice Stages and Client Systems:

1) Cultural Competence, Practice Stages, Client Intersectional Systems and Case Studies

2) Social Work Practice with First Nations Peoples

3) Social Work Practice with African Americans

4) Social Work Practice with Latino Americans

5) Social Work Practice with Asian Americans

7) Social Work Practice with Women of Color

8) Social Work Practice with Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender People

9) Social Work Practice with Immigrants and Refugees

10) Social Work Practice with Persons with Disabilities

Wikipedia: “adult neurogenesis,” “crip walk,” “clown walk,” “welly boot dance,” “tap dance,” “Lindy Hop,” “Jitterbug,” “Jive,” “East Coast Swing,” “Swing Dance,” “Charleston,” “Breakaway,” “Texas Tommy”

Wikipedia: “hypermobility,” “Ehler-Danlos Syndrome,” “mitral-valve prolapse,” “Gorlin’s sign,” “Marfan’s syndrome,” “Rheumatoid arthritis,” “osteogenesis imperfecta,” “lupus,” “polio,” “Down Syndrome,” “Morguio Syndrome,” “Cleidocranial dysostosis,” “myotonia congenita,” “myalgia, myopathy,” “chronic fatigue syndrome,” “arthralgia,” “fibromyalgia,” “B12 deficiency”

“Pain and the Hypermobility Syndrome,” Grahame

“The Question of Family Homeostasi,s” by Don Jackson

“An Introduction to Radical Constructivism,” by Ernst Von Glaserfeld

“Toward a Theory of Schizophrenia” by Gregory Bateson et al.

Cognition: Exploring the Science of the Mind

1) The Science of the Mind

3) Recognizing Objects in the World

4) Paying Attention

5) The Acquisition of Memories and the Working Memory System

6) Interconnections Between Acquisition and Retrieval

7) Remembering Complex Events

9) Concepts and Generic Knowledge

11) Visual Knowledge

12) Judgment: Drawing Conclusions From Evidence

13) Reasoning: Thinking Through the Implications of What You Know

15) Conscious Thought, Unconscious Thought

“Semantic Integration of Verbal Information into Visual Memory” Loftus et al., 1978 JEP

“Misleading Postevent Information and Memory for Events: Arguments and Evidence Against Memory Impairment Hypothesis” McCloskey & Zaragoza 1985 JEP

“The Capacity of Visual Short-Term Memory Is Set Both by Visual Information Load and by Number of Objects” Alvarez & Cavanagh 2004, Psychological Science

“Visual Working Memory Represents a Fixed Number of Items Regardless of Complexity” Awh, Barton & Vogel 2007, Psychological Science

“The Capacity of Visual Working Memory for Features and Conjunctions” Luck & Vogel 1997, Nature

“A Visual Short-Term Memory Advantage for Faces” Curby & Gauthier 2007, Psychonomic Bulletin & Review

“Perceptual Experitse Enhances the Resolution by Not the Number of Representations in Working Memory” Scolari, Vogel & Awh 2008, Psychonomic Bulletin & Review

Cowan, N., Elliot, E. M., Saults, J. S., Morey, C. C., Mattox, S., Hismjatullina, A., & Conway, A. R. A. (2005). On the capacity of attention: Its estimation and its role in working memory and cognitive aptitudes. Cognitive Psychology 51, 42-100.

Phillips, W. A. (1974). On the distinction between sensory storage and short-term visual memory. Perceptual Psychophysiology, 16, 283-290.

Family Therapy: A Systemic Integration

1) Two Different Worldviews: Individual and Systemic Family Therapy

2) The Historical Perspective

3) The Paradigmatic Shift of Systems Theory

4) Postmodernism and Family Therapy

5) The Family: Process, Development, and Context

6) Psychodynamic Approaches

7) Natural Systems Theory

8) Experiential Approaches

9) The Structural Approach

10) Communication Approaches

11) Strategic Approaches and the Milan Influence

12) Behavioral/Cognitive Approaches

13) Postmodern Approaches

14) Family Assessment

15) Therapeutic Intervention and Strategies

16) Training and Supervision

17) Research in Family Therapy

18) Epistemological Challenges: Thinking About Our Thinking

“Question of Family Homeostasis,” Don D. Jackson, Psychiatric Quarterly Supplement

“An Introduction to Radical Constructivism” Ernst Von Glasersfeld, Die Erfundene wirlichkeit

“Toward a Theory of Schizophrenia” by Gregory Bateson, Don D. Jackson, Jay Haley, and John Weakland, Veterans Administration Hospital, Palo Alto, California; and Stanford University

“Bowen Theory and Therapy” Edwin H. Friedman in Handbook of Family Therapy Vol II

“Strategic Family Therapy,” Cloe Madanes

“Contextual Family Therapy,” Boszormenyi-Nagy & Ulrich, (Vol I)

“Short-Term Family Therapy With Couples,” Nichols and Minuchin

“The Study of the Family,” Don D. Jackson, Family Process

“Structural Family Therapy,” Salvador Minuchin, American Handbook of Psychiatry Vol II

“The Social Constructionist Movement in Modern Psychology,” Gergen, American Psychologist

“The Sick, the Sad, the Savage, and the Sane,” Don D. Jackson

“The Dramatization of Evil,” Frank Tannenbaum

University Mathematics III

1.1 ID Numbers and Check Digits

1.2 Modular Arithmetic and Check Digit Schemes

1.3 Encoding Data

2.3 Fibonacci Numbers and the Golden Mean–Shapes in Nature

3.1 Voting Systems

3.2 Flaws of the Voting Systems

3.3 Weighted Voting Systems

4.1 Fair Division: Divide and Choose Methods

4.2 Discrete and Mixed Division Problems

4.3 Envy-Free Division

5.1 The Apportionment Problem–Quota Methods

5.2 The Apportionment Problem–Divisor Methods

5.3 Flaws of the Apportionment Methods

6.1 Routing Problems

6.2 Network Problems

6.3 The Traveling Salesperson Problem

7.1 Basic Concepts of Scheduling

wikipedia: “rancidity,” “coconut oil,” “low density cholesterol”

“Cervical Myofascial Pain,” by Dr. Beth Froese

wikipedia: “tendonitis,” “eccentric contraction,” “Prolotherapy”

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

“It Takes Two: The Interpersonal Nature of Empathic Accuracy,” Zaki, Bolger, Ochsner 2008, Psychological Science

“Stereotypes and Implicit Social Comparison: Shifts in Comparison-Group Focus,” Collins et al., 2006 JESP

“Misleading Postevent Information and Memory for Events: Arguments and Evidence Against Memory Impairment Hypotheses,” McCloskey, Zaragoza 1985, JEP: General

“Semantic Integration of Verbal Information into a Visual Memory,” Loftus, Miller & Burns 1978 JEP, Human Learning and Memory

“How We Know–and Sometimes Misjudge–What Others Know: Imputing One’s Own Knowledge to Others,” Nickerson 1999 Psychological Bulletin

Wikipedia: “Milton Erickson,” “Solution-Focused Brief Therapy,” “Family Systems therapy,” “psychotherapy,” “Brief Therapy”

Harry Potter & the Deathly Hallows

“When Power Does Not Corrupt: Superior Individuation Processes Among Powerful Perceivers,” Overbeck & Park 2001 JPSP

“Striving for Personal Power as a Basis for Social Power Dynamics,” Van Dijke, Poppe, 2006, EJSP (second read)

Interpersonal Sensitivity: Theory and Measurement, Hall & Bernieri:

9. The Interpersonal Perception Task (IPT): Alternative Approaches to Problems and Theory and Design

10. Nonverbal Receptivity: The Diagnostic Analysis of Nonverbal Accuracy (DANVA)

“How We Know–and Sometimes Misjudge–What Others Know: Imputing One’s Own Knowledge to Others,” Nickerson 1999 Psychological Bulletin

“Perspective Taking as Egocentric Anchoring and Adjustment,” Epley et al., 2004 JPSP

“Decoding Visual Dominance: Attributions of Power Based on Relative Percentages of Looking While Speaking and Looking While Listening,” Dovidio & Ellyson 1982 SPQ

Harry Potter & the Philosopher’s Stone

“In the Air: Who Says Big Ideas are Rare?,” Malcolm Gladwell, NYer 5/12/08

Newsweek 5/12/08 “The Post-American World,” Fareed Zakaria, “The Left Starts to rethink Reagan,” Sean Wilentz, “Whitewashing Toxic Chemicals,” Sharon Begley

“Chaos and Complexity in Individual and Family Systems: A Literature Review and Case Study,” Amos Blanton

The Dispossessed, Ursula Leguin

“Dymaxion man: The Visions of Buckminster Fuller” NYer June 6 & 16, 2008

“The Itch: Its mysterious power may be a clue to a new theory about brains and bodies” NYer 6/30/08

The Defenders #122, 123

Daredevil 326

“Interpersonal Sensitivity: Expressivity or Perceptivity?” JPSP Snodgrass 1998

“The Science Behind Holosync” in Thresholds of the Mind: Your Personal Roadmap to Success, Happiness, and Contentment, Bill Harris

The Healing Sun, Richard Hobday

Integral Spirituality, Ken Wilber

The Incredible Hulk #288, 289

Why Zebras Don’t Get Ulcers, Robert M. Sapolsky

“Sudan,” NY Times, Ford Burkhart, May 31, 2007

“Darfur Peacekeepers Face Logistics Nightmare,” 15 August 2008 Reuters

“Rebels Say Sudanese Government has Launched a new Offensive in Northern Darfur,” 13 August, 2008 BBC

“Sudan’s Darfur Conflict,” 15 July 2008 BBC

“Bashir Move Bold but Problematic,” 2008 BBC

“China is Feulling War in Darfur,” BBC

“Why Darfur intervention is a mistake,” BBC

“Who are Sudan’s Darfur Rebels?” BBC

“Myths and Ultimate Forms of Transportation,” Alex Rhue, Matt Sanderson, ill. Simon Rolka

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