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Module reading list

Psychology at Leeds, 2021/22, Semester 1
Dr Tiina Eilola
Tutor information is taken from the Module Catalogue

Essential Readings

Note. The essential readings assigned for Weeks 2, 3, 6, 8, 9 and 10 will be included in the end-of-term MCQ exam. The readings for Critical Review tutorials (Weeks 4 and 7) will not be included in the exam, as your learning in these tutorials will be assessed via the Critical Review coursework assignment (please see the Module Outline document for further information about the assessments).

Week 1: Introduction to Psychology at Leeds

No essential readings

Week 2: Introduction to Psychology

Week 2: Stainton-Rodgers, W. (2019) Perspectives on social psychology: a psychology of human being. Chapter 1: Human psychology and what it can do for us. Routledge: London   Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva   

Note that the Chapter 1 is available as a pdf in the Online Course Readings Folder in the Learning Resources section of Minerva for this module. 

Week 3: Behaviour Change

Michie, S., & Wood, C. E. (2015). Chapter 11. Health behaviour change techniques (pp. 608-663). In M. Conner & P. Norman (Eds.). Predicting and changing health behaviour: Research and practice with social cognition models (3rd ed.). Maidenhead, UK: Open University Press.  

Week 4: Critical Review Session 1

Please ensure you read this article before attending the Week 4 Critical Review tutorial as the exercises you will carry out assume you are familiar with the paper.

Charlesworth, L. A., Allen, R. J., Morson, S., Burn, W. K., & Souchay, C. (2014). Working memory and the enactment effect in early Alzheimer's disease. ISRN Neurology, 2014, 1-5.  

Week 6: Health and Well-being

Boyland, J. E., Nolan, S., Kelley, B., Tudur-Smith, C., Jones, A., Halford, J. C. G., Robinson, E. (2016). Advertising as a cue to consume: a systematic review and meta-analysis of the effects of acute exposure to unhealthy food and nonalcoholic beverage advertising on intake in children and adults. The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 103 (2): 519-533.  

Week 7: Critical Review Session 2

Please ensure you read this article before attending the Week 7 Critical Review tutorial as the exercises you will carry out assume you are familiar with the paper.

Pini, S., Gardner, P., & Hugh-Jones, S. (2016). How teenagers continue school after a diagnosis of cancer: experiences of young people and recommendations for practice. Future Oncology, 12 (24), 2785-2800.   Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva 

Week 8: Successful Childhood Development

Shire, K. A., Hill, L. J., Snapp-Childs, W., Bingham, G. P., Kountouriotis, G. K., Barber, S., & Mon-Williams, M. (2016). Robot guided ‘Pen Skill’ training in children with motor difficulties. PloS One, 11(3), e0151354.  

Week 9: Successful Ageing

Wood, J. M., & Carberry, T. P. (2006). Bilateral cataract surgery and driving performance. British Journal of Ophthalmology, 90(10), 1277-1280.  

Week 10: The Nervous System and Its Disorders

Billington, J., Field, D. T., Wilkie, R. M., & Wann, J. P. (2010). An fMRI study of parietal cortex involvement in the visual guidance of locomotion. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 36 (6), 1495-1507.  

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The recommended readings are intended as additional, optional resources. They will not be included in the exam.

Goldacre, B. (2008/2009). Bad science. London: Fourth Estate. (Both editions are suitable as further readings.) 

  • ISBN-10: 0007283199
  • ISBN-13: 978-0007283194

This list was last updated on 06/10/2021