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PSYC3536
Module Reading List

Applications of Learning Theory to Psychological Disorders, 2019/20, Semester 1
Dr Pam Birtill
p.birtill@leeds.ac.uk
Tutor information is taken from the Module Catalogue

Introduction to learning theory books & papers

Animal Learning & Cognition: An introduction . 3rd Edition John Pearce

Learning : a very short introduction. Mark Haselgrove

Rescorla, R. A. (1988). Pavlovian Conditioning: Its not what you think it is. The American psychologist., 43(3), 151-160.


Useful text

Clinical applications of learning theory (2012). Edited by Mark Haselgrove and Lee Hogarth

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General Papers


Attention and associative learning Le Pelley, Mike E., Mitchell, Chris J., Beesley, Tom, George, David N., Wills, Andy J. (2016). Attention and Associative Learning in Humans: An Integrative Review. Psychological bulletin. - Available online: https://hydra.hull.ac.uk/assets/hull:13446/content1

ANV

Hall, G., Stockhorst, U., Enck, P., & Klosterhalfen, S. (2015). Overshadowing and latent inhibition in nausea-based context conditioning in humans: Theoretical and practical implications. The quarterly journal of experimental psychology. , 69(6), 1227-1238. doi: 10.1080/17470218.2015.1080739

Parker, L. A. (2014). Conditioned flavor avoidance and conditioned gaping: rat models of conditioned nausea. European journal of pharmacology., 722, 122-133. doi: 10.1016/j.ejphar.2013.09.070

Instrumental Conditioning

Balleine, BW and O’Doherty, JP. (2010). Human and Rodent Homologies in Action Control: Corticostriatal Determinants of Goal-Directed and Habitual Action. Neuropsychopharmacology Reviews. 35, 48–69; doi:10.1038/npp.2009.131 - Available online: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19776734

de Wit S, Dickinson A. Associative theories of goal-directed behaviour: a case for animal-human translational models. Psychological research = Psychologische Forschung. . 2009;73(4):463-76.

Psychosis

Granger, K. T., Moran, P. M., Buckley, M. G., & Haselgrove, M. (2016). Enhanced latent inhibition in high schizotypy individuals. Personality and individual differences., 91, 31-39. doi: 10.1016/j.paid.2015.11.040

Balog, Z., Somlai, Z., & Kéri, S. (2013). Aversive conditioning, schizotypy, and affective temperament in the framework of the salience hypothesis. Personality and individual differences., 54(1), 109-112. doi: 10.1016/j.paid.2012.08.020

Jensen, J., Willeit, M., Zipursky, R. B., Savina, I., Smith, A. J., Menon, M., . . . Kapur, S. (2008). The formation of abnormal associations in schizophrenia: neural and behavioral evidence. Neuropsychopharmacology, 33(3), 473-479. doi: 10.1038/sj.npp.1301437

Kapur, S. (2003). Psychosis as a State of Aberrant Salience: A Framework Linking Biology, Phenomenology, and Pharmacology in Schizophrenia. - Available online: http://ajp.psychiatryonline.org/doi/abs/10.1176/appi.ajp.160.1.13? url_ver=Z39.88-2003&rfr_id=ori%3Arid%3Acrossref.org&rfr_dat=cr_pub%3Dpubmed

Moran, P. M., Rouse, J. L., Cross, B., Corcoran, R., & Schurmann, M. (2012). Kamin blocking is associated with reduced medial-frontal gyrus activation: implications for prediction error abnormality in schizophrenia. PLoS ONE, 7(8), e43905. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0043905

Morris, R. W., Quail, S., Griffiths, K. R., Green, M. J., & Balleine, B. W. (2015). Corticostriatal control of goal-directed action is impaired in schizophrenia. Biological psychiatry., 77(2), 187-195. doi: 10.1016/j.biopsych.2014.06.005

Roiser, J. P., Stephan, K. E., den Ouden, H. E., Barnes, T. R., Friston, K. J., & Joyce, E. M. (2009). Do patients with schizophrenia exhibit aberrant salience? Psychological medicine., 39(2), 199-209. doi: 10.1017/S0033291708003863

van Os, J. (2009). 'Salience syndrome' replaces 'schizophrenia' in DSM-V and ICD-11: psychiatry's evidence-based entry into the 21st century? Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica., 120(5), 363-372. doi: 10.1111/j.1600-0447.2009.01456.x

Phobia 

Cook M, Mineka S. (1990) Selective associations in the observational conditioning of fear in rhesus monkeys. Journal of experimental psychology. Animal behavior processes. . 16(4):372-89.

Purkis HM & Lipp OV. (2009) Are Snakes and Spiders Special? Acquisition of Characteristics of Fear Relevant Stimuli by Non Fear Relevant Stimuli. Cognition and emotion.  23:430-452.

Tourettes syndrome

Delorme, C., Salvador, A., Valabregue, R., Foze, E., Palminteri, S., Vidailhet, M., de Wit, S., Robbins, T., Hartmann, A., Worbe, Y., (2016). Enhanced habit formation in Gilles de la Tourette syndrome. Brain., 139, 605-615. doi:10.1093/brain/awv307

OCD

Gillan CM, Papmeyer M, Morein-Zamir S, Sahakian BJ, Fineberg NA, Robbins TW, et al. (2011) Disruption in the balance between goal-directed behavior and habit learning in obsessive-compulsive disorder. American journal of psychiatry. 168, 718–26

Gillan CM, Robbins TW. (2014) Goal-directed learning and obsessive–compulsive disorder. Philosophical transactions of the Royal Society of London. B, Biological sciences.. B 369:20130475. http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rstb.2013.0475

Depression

Msetfi, R. M., Wade, C., & Murphy, R. A. (2013). Context and time in causal learning: contingency and mood dependent effects. PLoS ONE, 8(5), e64063. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0064063

Msetfi, R. M., Murphy, R. A., Simpson, J., & Kornbrot, D. E. (2005). Depressive realism and outcome density bias in contingency judgments: the effect of the context and intertrial interval. Journal of experimental psychology general. , 134(1), 10-22. doi: 10.1037/0096-3445.134.1.10  

Msetfi, R. M., Murphy, R. A., & Simpson, J. (2007). Depressive realism and the effect of intertrial interval on judgements of zero, positive, and negative contingencies. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Physiology. (Hove), 60(3), 461-481. doi: 10.1080/17470210601002595 - Available online: http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/17470210601002595

Msetfi, R. M., Kumar, P., Harmer, C. J., & Murphy, R. A. (2016). SSRI enhances sensitivity to background outcomes and modulates response rates: A randomized double blind study of instrumental action and depression. Neurobiology of learning and memory., 131, 76-82. doi: 10.1016/j.nlm.2016.03.004

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Lecture essential reading

Lecture 2

Le Pelley, ME., Mitchell, CJ., Beesley, T, George, DN., Wills, AJ. (2016). Attention and Associative Learning in Humans: An Integrative Review. Psychological bulletin.

Kapur, S. (2003). Psychosis as a State of Aberrant Salience: A Framework Linking Biology, Phenomenology, and Pharmacology in Schizophrenia. American journal of psychiatry.

Lecture 3

Le Pelley ME, , Schmidt-Hansen M, Harris NJ, Lunter CM, Morris CS (2010). Disentangling the attentional deficit in schizophrenia: Pointers from schizotypy. Psychiatry research. 176 (2), 143-149

Balog Z, Somlai Z, Keri S. (2013). Aversive conditioning, schizotypy, and affective temperament in the framework of the salience hypothesis. Personality and individual differences. 54(1):109–112

Granger, KT, Moran, M, Buckley MG and Haselgrove, M (2016) Enhanced latent inhibition in high schizotypy individuals. Personality and individual differences. , 91 . 31-39

Lecture 4

Hall, G., Stockhorst, U., Enck, P., & Klosterhalfen, S. (2015). Overshadowing and latent inhibition in nausea-based context conditioning in humans: Theoretical and practical implications. Quarterly journal of experimental psychology., 69(6), 1227-1238. - Available online: http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/17470218.2015.1080739 

Chapter 2 - Clinical applications of learning theory  (2012). Edited by Mark Haselgrove and Lee Hogarth

Lecture 5

Balleine BW & O’Doherty (2010). Human and Rodent Homologies in Action Control: Corticostriatal Determinants of Goal-Directed and Habitual Action. Neuropsychopharmacology 35, 48–69

de Wit S, Dickinson A. Associative theories of goal-directed behaviour: a case for animal-human translational models. Psychological research = Psychologische Forschung. 2009;73(4):463-76.

Lecture 6

Delorme, C., Salvador, A., Valabregue, R., Foze, E., Palminteri, S., Vidailhet, M., de Wit, S., Robbins, T., Hartmann, A., Worbe, Y., (2016). Enhanced habit formation in Gilles de la Tourette syndrome. Brain. 139, 605-615.  

Gillan CM, Robbins TW. (2014) Goal-directed learning and obsessive–compulsive disorder. Philosophical transactions of the Royal Society of London. B, Biological sciences. 369:20130475

Lecture 7

Baker, Msetfi, Hanley & Murphy. Depressive realism: Sadly not wiser (2012). Clinical applications of learning theory . Psychology Press. Haselgrove & Hogarth.

Lecture 8

Msetfi, R. M., Kumar, P., Harmer, C. J., & Murphy, R. A. (2016). SSRI enhances sensitivity to background outcomes and modulates response rates: A randomized double blind study of instrumental action and depression. Neurobiology of learning and memory. . 131, 76-82. doi: 10.1016/j.nlm.2016.03.004  

Msetfi, R. M., Murphy, R. A., Simpson, J., & Kornbrot, D. E. (2005). Depressive realism and outcome density bias in contingency judgments: the effect of the context and intertrial interval. Journal of experimental psychology. .134(1), 10-22. doi: 10.1037/0096-3445.134.1.10

Lecture 9

Mallan, Lipp & Cochrane (2013) Slithering snakes, angry men and out-group members: What and whom are we evolved to fear? Cognition and emotion. , 27:7, 1168-1180, DOI: 10.1080/02699931.2013.778195  

Field (2012) Chapter in Haselgrove “Clinical applications of learning theory ”.

Lecture 10

Hermans, Craske, Mineka & Lovibond, (2006). Biological psychiatry. . 60; 361-368  

Luck, C. C. and Lipp, O. V. (2016), Instructed extinction in human fear conditioning: History, recent developments, and future directions. Australian Journal of Psychology. , 68: 209–227. doi:10.1111/ajpy.12135

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Seminar reading

Week 7: Schizotypy & Attentional processes in learning

Orosz, AT, Feldon, J, Simon, AE, Hilti, LM, Gruber, K, Yee, BK, Cattapan-Ludewig, K. (2011). Learned Irrelevance and Associative Learning Is Attenuated in Individuals at Risk for Psychosis but not in Asymptomatic First-Degree Relatives of Schizophrenia Patients: Translational State Markers of Psychosis? Schizophrenia bulletin., 37, 5, pp 973-981. Doi: 10.1093/schbul/sbp165

Granger, KT, Prados, J, Young, AMJ (2012). Disruption of overshadowing and latent inhibition in high schizotypy individuals. Behavioural brain research., 233, 1, pp 201-208. DOI:

Week 8: Anticipatory Nausea & Vomiting 

Stockhorst, U, Hall, G, Enck, P, Klosterhalfen, S, (2014). Effects of overshadowing on conditioned and unconditioned nausea in a rotation paradigm with humans. Experimental Brain Research., 232, 8, pp 2651-2664

Hall, G, Symonds, M, Rodriguez, M. (2009). Enhanced latent inhibition in context aversion conditioning. Learning and Motivation., 40, 1, pp 62-73

Week 9: Instrumental conditioning & impulse control disorders

Snorrason, I, Lee, HJ, de Wit, S, Woods, DW, (2016) Are nonclinical obsessive-compulsive symptoms associated with bias toward habits? Psychiatry research., 241, 221-223.

Voon, V, Derbyshire, K, Ruck, C, et al., (2015). Disorders of compulsivity: a common bias towards learning habits. Molecular psychiatry., 20, 3, pp 345-352.

Week 10: Depression

Msetfi RM, Wade C, Murphy RA (2013) Context and Time in Causal Learning: Contingency and Mood Dependent Effects. PLoS ONE 8(5): e64063. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0064063

Msetfi RM, Kumar P, Harmer, CJ, Murphy, RA. SSRI enhances sensitivity to background outcomes and modulates response rates: A randomized double blind study of instrumental action and depression. Neurobiology of learning and memory. 131 (2016) 76–82

Week 11: Phobia

Rinck, M, Koene, M, Telli, S, Moerman-van den Brink, W, Becker, ES, (2016) The time course of location-avoidance learning in fear of spiders. Cognition and emotion., 30, 3, pp430-443, DOI: 10.1080/02699931.2015.1009873

Matthews, A, Naran, N, Kirkby, KC (2015). Symbolic online exposure for spider fear: Habituation of fear, disgust and physiological arousal and predictors of symptom improvement. Journal of behavior therapy and experimental psychiatry., 47, pp 129-137. DOI: 10.1016/j.jbtep.2014.12.003

This list was last updated on 09/08/2019