This list relates to the trimester Trimester 1 2019 which ended on 29/06/2019
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  1. Cognitive psychology: Connecting mind, research and everyday experience - Bruce E. Goldstein 2015

    Book Recommended Note: The text is not required reading, but is a good resource if you feel you would like more background than is provided in lectures or assigned readings

  2. Lecture 1 Readings 4 items
    1. Test-Enhanced Learning - Henry L. Roediger, Jeffrey D. Karpicke 03/2006

      Article Recommended

    2. Distributed practice in verbal recall tasks: A review and quantitative synthesis - Cepeda, Nicholas JPashler, HaroldVul, EdwardWixted, John TRohrer, Doug May 2006

      Article Supplementary

    3. Laptop multitasking hinders classroom learning for both users and nearby peers - Faria Sana, Tina Weston, Nicholas J. Cepeda 03/2013

      Article Supplementary

  3. Lecture 2 Readings 1 item
  4. Lecture 3 Readings 1 item
    1. Washing Away Postdecisional Dissonance - S. W. S. Lee, N. Schwarz 07/05/2010

      Article Required The article is required reading to be done before lecture 4. At the bottom of the article is a link to supplementary material. This is optional, but you will want to skim it.

  5. Lecture 4 Readings 1 item
    1. The Gargle Effect - Matthew A. Sanders, Steve D. Shirk, Chris J. Burgin, Leonard L. Martin 12/2012

      Article Recommended Here's another short and simple paper to practice answering the ten General Questions on. Even with a simple paper like this, there will be some things you don't understand yet (such as the statistical analyses, or the log-transformation of the RT data); this is fine - you don't need to understand these things to get the main points of the paper.

  6. Lecture 7 Readings 8 items
    1. Surface-Level Diversity and Decision-Making in Groups: When Does Deep-Level Similarity Help? - Katherine W. Phillips, Gregory B. Northcraft, Margaret A. Neale 10/2006

      Article Supplementary

    2. Employing an Innovation Strategy in Racially Diverse Workforces - Orlando Richard, Amy McMillan, Ken Chadwick, Sean Dwyer 03/2003

      Article Supplementary

    3. Evidence for a Collective Intelligence Factor in the Performance of Human Groups - Anita Williams Woolley, Christopher F. Chabris, Alex Pentland, Nada Hashmi 29/10/2010

      Article Supplementary

  7. Lecture 8 Reading 2 items
    1. Transcranial magnetic stimulation: Current Biology

      Webpage Recommended An introductory-level primer to TMS.

    2. Linking Brainwaves to the Brain: An ERP Primer - Alexandra P. Fonaryova Key, Guy O. Dove, Mandy J. Maguire 04/2005

      Article Recommended An introductory primer to ERPs.

  8. Lecture 10 1 item
    1. Cognitive psychology: Connecting mind, research and everyday experience - Bruce E. Goldstein 2015

      Book Required This is a link to Chapter 3: Perception, which is the required reading to accompany the perception lectures.

  9. Lecture 12 1 item
    1. The effects of contextual scenes on the identification of objects - tephen E. Palmer 1975-9

      Article Supplementary Palmer's classic 1975 paper on how scene context can prime image recognition.

  10. Lecture 13 1 item
    1. Gorillas in Our Midst: Sustained Inattentional Blindness for Dynamic Events - Daniel J Simons, Christopher F Chabris 09/1999

      Article Recommended Really cool paper - this is where the famous "invisible gorilla" comes from.

  11. Lecture 14 2 items
    1. On the Efficiency of Visual Selective Attention: Efficient Visual Search Leads to Inefficient Distractor Rejection - Nilli Lavie, Sally Cox 09/1997

      Article Recommended A short paper demonstrating the effects of perceptual load on reaction time - an early classic showing results that support Lavie's load theory.

    2. Modulating Irrelevant Motion Perception by Varying Attentional Load in an Unrelated Task - Geraint Rees, Christopher D. Frith, Nilli Lavie 28/11/1997

      Article Recommended An fMRI study showing effects of perceptual load on the brain activity evoked by an irrelevant stimulus. Notice how the study is *not* about where in the brain things happen - rather, it uses what we already know about the function of a brain region (the area that processes motion) to use brain activity as a dependent measure when testing a psychological hypothesis.

  12. Lecture 15 1 item
    1. Chapter 8: Memory - Psychology - OpenStax CNX

      Webpage Required This book chapter will give you a broad overview on memory and on some of the topics covered during the upcoming series of lectures. Note that we will examine some of the topics in more depth in class and that we won't be following the same structure as in the book. Some of the topics in the book won't be covered in class but are nonetheless assessable. Book reference:

  13. Lecture 24: The Imagery Debate 2 items
    1. Lives without imagery – Congenital aphantasia - Adam Zeman, Michaela Dewar, Sergio Della Sala 12/2015

      Article Required First published report of aphantasia

    2. Mental Rotation of 3-dimensional objects

      Article Required The original description of a mental rotation task.