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PSYC 8252 Themes and Theories of Psychology: Welcome & Course Readings

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PSYC 8252 Course Readings

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Anderson, J. W. (2017). An interview with Henry A. Murray on his meeting with Sigmund Freud. Psychoanalytic Psychology, 34(3), 322-–31. doi:10.1037/pap0000073

Bem, S. L. (1981). Gender schema theory: A cognitive account of sex typing. Psychological Review, (4), 354–364.

Borrell-Carrie, F., Suchman, A. L., & Epstein, R. M. (2004). The biopsychosocial model 25 years later: Principles, practice, and scientific inquiry. Annals of Family Medicine, 2(6), 576–582.

Brown, D. L., Rosnick, C. B., & Segrist, D. J. (2017). Internalized racial oppression and higher education values. Journal of Black Psychology, 43(4), 358–380. doi:10.1177/0095798416641865

Bussey, K., & Bandura, A. (1984). Influence of gender constancy and social power on sex-linked modeling. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 47(6), 1292–1302.

Caws, P. (2015). General systems theory: Its past and potential. Systems Research & Behavioral Science, 32(5), 514–521. doi:10.1002/sres.2353

Cheek, N. N. (2017). Scholarly merit in a global context: The nation gap in psychological science. Perspectives on Psychological Science, 12(6), 1133–1137. doi:10.1177/1745691617708233

Cross, T. T., & Cross, J. R. (2017). Social and emotional development of gifted students: Introducing the school-based psychosocial curriculum model. Gifted Child Today, 40(3), 178–182. doi:10.1177/1076217517713784

D’Souza, J., & Guerin, M. (2016). The universal significance of Maslow’s concept of self-actualization. Humanistic Psychologist, 44(2), 210–214. doi:10.1037/hum0000027

Davies, C., Knuiman, M., & Rosenberg, M. (2016). The art of being mentally healthy: A study to quantify the relationship between recreational arts engagement and mental well-being in the general population. BMC Public Health, 16(15), 1–10. doi:10.1186/s12889-015-2672-7

DeWolfe, T. E. (2013). Jean Piaget’s theory of cognitive development. In Salem Press Encyclopedia of Health. Amenia, NY: Grey House Publishing.

Eagly, A. H., Eaton, A., Rose, S. M., Riger, S., & McHugh, M. C. (2012). Feminism and psychology: Analysis of a half-century of research on women and gender. American Psychologist, 67(3), 211–230. doi:10.1037/a0027260

Fisher, C. B., & Vacanti-Shova, K. (2012). The responsible conduct of psychological research: An overview of ethical principles, APA ethics code standards, and federal regulations. In S. J. Knapp, M. C. Gottlieb, M. M. Handelsman, & L. D. VandeCreek (Eds.), APA handbook of ethics in psychology, Vol 2: Practice, teaching, and research (pp. 335–369). Washington, DC: American Psychological Association

Gelso, C. (2006). Applying theories to research: The interplay of theory and research in science. In F. Leong & J. Austin, The psychology research handbook: A guide for graduate students and research assistants (pp. 455-464). Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE Publications. doi:10.4135/9781412976626.n32

Gernhardt, A., Keller, H., & Ruebeling, H. (n.d.). Children’s family drawings as expressions of attachment representations across cultures: Possibilities and limitations. Child Development, 87(4), 1069–1078.

Glucksman, M. L. (2016). Freud's 'project': The mind-brain connection revisited. Psychodynamic Psychiatry, 44(1), 69–90. doi:10.1521/pdps.2016.44.1.69

Greenaway, K. H., Cichocka, A., Veelen, R., Likki, T., & Branscombe, N. R. (2016). Feeling hopeful inspires support for social change. Political Psychology, 37(1), 89–107. doi:10.1111/pops.12225

Jaffee, S., & Hyde, J. S. (2000). Gender differences in moral orientation: A meta-analysis. Psychological Bulletin, 126(5), 703–726.

Karaman, M. A., & Watson, J. C. (2017). Examining associations among achievement motivation, locus of control, academic stress, and life satisfaction: A comparison of US and international undergraduate students. Personality and Individual Differences, 111, 106–110.

Malone, J. C., Liu, S. R., Vaillant, G. E., Rentz, D. M., & Waldinger, R. J. (2016). Midlife Eriksonian psychosocial development: Setting the stage for late-life cognitive and emotional health. Developmental Psychology, 52(3), 496–508. doi:10.1037/a0039875

Mooya, H., Sichimba, F., & Bakermans-Kranenburg, M. (2016). Infant-mother and infant-sibling attachment in Zambia. Attachment & Human Development, 18(6), 618–635.

Pawlik, K., & Rosenzweig, M. (2000). Psychological science: Content, methodology, history, and profession. In K. Pawlik & M. Rosenzweig, The international handbook of psychology (pp. 3–19). London: SAGE Publications. doi:10.4135/9781848608399.n1

Pinker, S. (2004). Why nature and nurture won’t go away. Daedalus, 133(4), 5–17.

Posada, G., Trumbell, J., Noblega, M., Plata, S., Peña, P., Carbonell, O. A., & Lu, T. (2016). Maternal sensitivity and child secure base use in early childhood: Studies in different cultural contexts. Child Development, 87(1), 297–311. doi:10.1111/cdev.12454

Ryan, R. M., & Deci, E. L., (2000). Intrinsic and extrinsic motivations: Classic definitions and new directions. Contemporary Educational Psychology, 25, 54–67. doi:10.1006/ceps.1999.1020

Salkind, N. J. (2008). Piaget’s theory of cognitive development. In N.J. Salkind (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Educational Psychology (pp. 799-804). Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE Publications, Inc. 

Sasaki, J. Y., & Kim, H. S. (n.d.). Nature, nurture, and their interplay: A review of cultural neuroscience. Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology, 48(1), 4–22. doi:10.1177/0022022116680481

Silverman, R. E. (2012). Stereotypes. In M. Kosut (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Gender in Media (pp. 373–375). 

Toomey, T., Richardson, D., & Hammock, G. (2017). Introductory psychology: How student experiences relate to their understanding of psychological science. Teaching of Psychology, 44(3), 246–249.

Treas, J., & Tai, T. (2016). Gender inequality in housework across 20 European nations: Lessons from gender stratification theories. Sex Roles, 74(11–12), 495–511.

Wijenberg, M. L. M., Stapert, S. Z., Kohler, S., & Bol, Y. (2016). Explaining fatigue in multiple sclerosis: Cross-validation of a biopsychosocial model. Journal of Behavioral Medicine, 39, 815–822.

Williams, J. M., McCrae, C. S., Rodrigue, J. R., & Patton, P. R. (2016). A novel application of a ​biopsychosocial theory in the understanding of disturbed sleep before and after kidney transplantation. Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine, 12(2), 247–256.

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