Wednesday, June 1, 2011

Further Reference

The squares marked A and B are the same shade of gray.
The Naked Brain: How the Emerging Neurosociety is Changing How We Live, Work, and Love – Richard Restak M.D.

Why We Make Mistakes: How We Look Without Seeing, Forget Things in Seconds, and Are All Pretty Sure We Are Way Above Average – Joseph T. Hallinan

The Accidental Mind: How Brain Evolution Has Given Us Love, Memory, Dreams, and God – David J. Linden

Phantoms in the Brain: Probing the Mysteries of the Human Mind – V. S. Ramachandran and Sandra Blakeslee

Sleights of Mind: What the Neuroscience of Magic Reveals about Our Everyday Deceptions – Stephen L. Macknik, Susana Martinez-Conde and Sandra Blakeslee

Visual Intelligence: How We Create What We See – Donald D. Hoffman

The Invisible Gorilla: And Other Ways Our Intuitions Deceive Us – Christopher Chabris and Daniel Simons

Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking – Malcolm Gladwell

How the Mind Works – Steven Pinker

Making up the Mind: How the Brain Creates Our Mental World – Christopher D. Frith

Don't Believe Everything You Think: The 6 Basic Mistakes We Make in Thinking – Thomas E. Kida

Kevin C Bickart, Christopher I Wright, Rebecca J Dautoff, Bradford C Dickerson & Lisa Feldman Barrett. (2010) “Amygdala volume and social network size in humans”, Nature Neuroscience. Retrieved May 5, 2010, from

Brain blamed for teen stroppiness. (2004, May 18). BBC News. Retrieved May 5, 2010 from

Thursday, May 26, 2011

Day Three: Working Memory

Elizabeth Loftus
Discussed in Class

Day Three: Cognitive Unconscious

Studying Cellphone Distraction
Discussed in Class


Day Three: Visual Attentiveness

Is that the same guy?
Discussed in Class
Some Change Blindness Demos