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Books of Interest

These books have had a significant impact on the way I understand the phenomena studied by psychologists.

Yes, there are many others. These are the ones that seem most appropriate to share with students now.

Cromer, Alan (1993). Uncommon Sense: The Heretical Nature of Science. New York: Oxford University Press. [Butler Library, IMCPL, Amazon, Barnes & Noble]

Plotkin, Henry (1994). Darwin machines and the nature of knowledge. Boston: Harvard University Press. [Amazon, Barnes & Noble]

Jaynes, Julian (1986).The origin of consciousness in the breakdown of the bicameral mind. New York: Houghton Mifflin Company. [Butler Library, IMCPL, Amazon, Barnes & Noble]

Blackmore, Susan (2000). The meme machine. New York: Oxford University Press. [Butler Library, IMCPL, Amazon, Barnes & Noble]

Norrentranders, Tor (1998). The user illusion: Cutting consciousness down to size. Penguin USA. [ISBN 0-670-87579-1; IMCPL]

Wolpert, Lewis (1994). The unnatural nature of science. Harvard University Press. [ISBN 0-674-92981-0; Butler Q/175.W737/1994; IMCPL]

Some books on my reading list

Brodie, Richard (1995). Virus of the mind: New science of the meme. Integral Press.

d'Aquile, E. & Newberg, A. B. (????). The mystical mind: Probing the biology of religious experience. Fortress Press. www.augsburyfortress.org; ISBN 0-8006-3163-3.


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