Other papers

An incomplete list of publications everyone should have read.


[pdf] Asimov, I. (1980), A Cult of Ignorance. Newsweek, 21 Jan 1980: 19.

[pdf] Chargaff, E. (1980), In Praise of Smallness -- How Can We Return to Small Science. Perspectives in Biology and Medicine 23(3): 370-385.

[pdf] King, M.L., Jr. (1963), Letter from Birmingham Jail.

[pdf] Office of Strategic Services (1944), Simple Sabotage Field Manual.


[pdf] Oreskes, N., K. Shrader-Frechette, and K. Belitz (1994), Verification, Validation, and Confirmation of Numerical Models in the Earth Sciences. Science 263(5147): 641-646.

[pdf] Ludwig, D., R. Hilborn, and C. Walters (1993), Uncertainty, Resource Exploitation, and Conservation: Lessons from History. Science 260(5104): 17+36.


[pdf] Danziger, S., J. Levav, and L. Avnaim-Pessoa (2011), Extraneous factors in judicial decisions. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 108(17): 6889-6892.

[pdf] Pittenger, D.J. (2005), Cautionary Comments Regarding the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator. Consulting Psychology Journal: Practice and Research 57(3): 211-221

[pdf] Halpern, D.F. and M. D. Hakel (2003), Applying the Science of Learning to the University and Beyond: Teaching for Long-Term Retention and Transfer. Change 35(4): 36-41

[pdf] Kruger, J. and D. Dunning (1999), Unskilled and Unaware of It: How Difficulties in Recognizing One's Own Incompetence Lead to Inflated Self-Assessments. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology 77(6): 121-1134.

[pdf] Coie, J.D., K.A. Dodge, and H. Coppotelli (1982), Dimensions and Types of Social Status: A Cross-Age Perspective. Developmental Psychology 18(4): 557 - 570,

[pdf] Kahneman, D. and A. Tversky (1979), Prospect Theory: An Analysis of Decision under Risk. Econometrica 47(2): 263-292. [The Nobel Prize paper.]

[pdf] Milgram, S. (1963), Behavioral Study of Obedience. Journal of Abnormal and Social Psychology 67(4): 371-378.

[pdf] Skinner, B.F. (1948), 'Superstition' in the Pigeon. Journal of Experimental Psychology, 38(2), 168-172.


[link] Coe, R. (2003), It's the Effect Size, Stupid: What effect size is and why it is important. https://www.leeds.ac.uk/educol/documents/00002182.htm (Accessed: 26 Jun 2019)

[pdf] Tversky, A. and D. Kahneman (1971), Belief in the Law of Small Numbers. Psychological Bulletin 76(2): 105-110.

Other useful publications

[link] The CORE Team (2017), The Economy. A free, open access text.

[link] Wittgenstein, L. (1921), Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus. https://people.umass.edu/klement/tlp/ (Accessed: 1 Aug 2020)

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