App: Visual illusions for the iPad.
Book: A wonderful book about how little we know about ourselves: Wilson, T. D. (2004). Strangers to ourselves. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press.
Book: Another wonderful book about free will—or its absence?: Wegner, D. M. (2002). The illusion of conscious will. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press. https://mitpress.mit.edu/books/illusion-conscious-will
Information on alcoholism, alcohol abuse, and treatment:
http://www.niaaa.nih.gov/alcohol-health/support-treatment The American Psychological Association has information on getting a good night’s sleep as well as on sleep disorders
http://www.apa.org/helpcenter/sleep-disorders.aspx The LSD simulator: This simulator uses optical illusions to simulate the halluginogenic experience of LSD. Simply follow the instructions in this two minute video. After looking away you may see the world around you in a warped or pulsating way similar to the effects of LSD. The effect is temporary and will disappear in about a minute. https://youtu.be/fVaLddnlafc
The National Sleep Foundation is a non-profit with videos on insomnia, sleep training in children, and other topics
Video: An artist who periodically took LSD and drew self-portraits:
http://www.openculture.com/2013/10/artist-draws-nine-portraits-on-lsd-during-1950s-resea rch-experiment.html Video: An interesting video on attention:
http://www.dansimons.com/videos.html Video: Clip on out-of-body experiences induced using virtual reality.
VIDEO Video: Clip on the rubber hand illusion, from the BBC science series \\\\\\\”Horizon.\\\\\\\”
VIDEO Video: Clip showing a patient with blindsight, from the documentary \\\\\\\”Phantoms in the Brain.\\\\\\\”
VIDEO Video: Demonstration of motion-induced blindness – Look steadily at the blue moving pattern. One or more of the yellow spots may disappear:
VIDEO Video: Howie Mandel from America\\\’s Got Talent being hypnotized into shaking hands with people:
VIDEO Video: Imaging the Brain, Reading the Mind – A talk by Marsel Mesulam.
http://video.at.northwestern.edu/lores/SO_marsel.m4v Video: Lucas Handwerker – a stage hypnotist discusses the therapeutic aspects of hypnosis:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zepp_H6K5wY Video: Ted Talk – Simon Lewis: Don\\\\\\\’t take consciousness for granted
http://www.ted.com/talks/simon_lewis_don_t_take_consciousness_for_granted.html Video: TED Talk on Dream Research:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y9ArPNAOHCo Video: The mind-body problem – An interview with Ned Block:
Want a quick demonstration of priming? (Want a quick demonstration of how powerful these effects can be? Check out:
VIDEO Web: A good overview of priming:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Priming_(psychology) Web: Definitions of Consciousness:
http://www.consciousentities.com/definitions.htm Web: Learn more about motion-induced blindness on Michael Bach’s website: