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Extra Credit: Blog Reviews

No reception without reaction, no impression without correlative expression--William James (1899) 

You may write up to 6 summaries/reviews/reflections concerning the "We're Only Human" blog posts on the APS site 
Each review should be a concise summary and review/reflection (about 1-2 pages) of a blog posting and you should identify the title of the specific blog post your are reviewing. Each review is worth up to one-half of a percentage point for your course grade (i.e., 3% max extra credit available).

Tentative Triage Articles:

Pegna, A. J., Khateb, A., Lazeyras, F., & Seghier, M. L. (2004). Discriminating emotional faces without primary visual cortices involves the right amygdala. Nature Neuroscience, 8, 24-25.

Sprengelmeyer, R., Young, A. W., Schroeder, U., Grossenbacher, P. G., Federlein, J., Buttner, T., & Przuntek, H. (1999). Knowing no fear. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B, 266, 2451-2456.

Roediger, H. L., & Butler, A. C. (2011). The critical role of retrieval practice in long-term retention. Trends in Cognitive Sciences, 15, 20-27.         http://psych.wustl.edu/memory/publications/#2011

Lehrer, J. (2012). The forgetting pill erases painful memories forever. http://www.wired.com/magazine/2012/02/ff_forgettingpill/
Heatherton, T. F., & Wagner, D.D., (2011). Cognitive neuroscience of self-regulation failure. Trends in Cognitive Neurosciences, 15, 132-139. http://haxbylab.dartmouth.edu/publications/HW11.pdf

Jung-Beeman, M. (2005). Bilateral brain processes for comprehending natural language. Trends in Cognitive Neurosciences, 9, 512-518. http://groups.psych.northwestern.edu/mbeeman/documents/_TiCS_final_proof.pdf

Schwoebel, J., Dews, S., Winner, E., & Srinivas, K. (2000). Obligatory processing of the Literal meaning of ironic utterances: Further evidence. Metaphor and Symbol, 15, 47-61. Schwoebel-Dews-Winner-Srinivas-00.PDF

Ramachandran, V. S. & Hirstein, W. (1997). Three laws of qualia: What neurology tells us about the biological functions of consciousness, qualia and the self. Journal of Consciousness Studies, 4, 429-458. http://www.ignaciodarnaude.com/espiritualismo/Biological%20functions%20of%20consciousness,Qualia.pdf