Key Papers

Barrett, L. F. (2017). How emotions are made: The secret life of the brain. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.

Keith Beven, “A manifesto for the equifinality thesis,” Journal of Hydrology 320, no. 1 (2006): 18-36. 

G.D. Birkhoff, “Proof of the Ergodic Theorem,” Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 17, no. 12 (1931): 656–60.

Benjamin S. Bloom (1984) “The 2 Sigma Problem: The search for methods of group instruction as effective as one-to-one tutoring,” Educational Researcher: 4-16.

Benjamin S. Bloom and Lauren A. Sosniak (1985) Developing Talent In Young People. New York: Ballantine Books.

Chen et al., (2012). Personal omics profiling reveals dynamic molecular and medical phenotypes. Cell, 148, 1293–1307. 

Gilbert Daniels, The Average Man?, Air Force Aerospace Medical Research Lab, TN-WCRD-53-7. (Dayton: Wright-Patterson AFB, 1952).

Dawson, P. S. S. (1986). The 'average cell'—A handicap in bioscience and biotechnology. Trends in Biotechnology, 6, 87–90. 

Ellias, S. A., & Grossberg, S. (1975). Pattern Formation, Contrast Control, and Oscillations in the Short Term Memory of Shunting On-Center Off-Surround Networks. Biological Cybernetics, 20(2), 69-98.

Estes, W. K. (1956). The problem of inference from curves based on group data. Psychological Bulletin, 53, 134–140.

Fischer, K. W., & Bidell, T. R. (2006). Dynamic development of action and thought. In W. Damon & R. M. Lerner (Eds.), Theoretical models of human development. Handbook of child psychology (vol. 1, 6th ed., pp. 313–399). New York, NY: John Wiley & Sons.

Grizzi, F., & Chiriva-Internati, M. (2006). Cancer: looking for simplicity and finding complexity. Cancer Cell International, 6(1), 4.

C. L. Hull, “Variability in Amount of Different Traits Possessed by the Individual,” Journal of Educational Psychology 18, no. 2 (February 1, 1927): 97–106. 

Levsky, J., & Singer, R. H. (2003). Gene expression and the myth of the average cell. Trends in Cellular Biology, 13(1), 4–6.

Lerner, R. M. (2001). Concepts and theories of human development. Psychology Press.

Lerner, R. M., Liben, L. S., & Mueller, U. (2015). Handbook of Child Psychology and Developmental Science [4 volumes]. John Wiley & Sons.

Mazziotta, J. C., Woods, R., Iacoboni, M., Sicotte, N., Yaden, K., Tran, M., … Toga A. W.; Members of the International Consortium for Brain Mapping (ICBM) (2009). The myth of the normal, average human brain—The ICBM experience: (1) Subject screening and eligibility. NeuroImage, 44, 914–922.

Meadows, D. H. (2008). Thinking in systems: A primer. chelsea green publishing.

Mesquita, B., Barrett, L. F., & Smith, E. R. (Eds.). (2010).  The Mind in Context. Guilford Press.

Miller, M. B., Donovan, C. L., Van Horn, J. D., German, E., Sokol-Hessner, P., & Wolford, G. L. (2009).Unique and persistent individual patterns of brain activity across different memory retrieval tasks. Neuroimage, 48(3), 625-635.

Michael B. Miller et al., “Extensive Individual Differences in Brain Activations Associated with Episodic Retrieval Are Reliable Over Time,” Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience 14, no. 8 (2002): 1200–1214. 

Walter Mischel, “Towards an integrative science of the person,” Annual Review of Psychology 55 (2004): 1-22; 

Molenaar, P. C. M. (2004). A manifesto on psychology as idiographic science: Bringing the person back into scientific psychology, this time forever. Measurement: Interdisciplinary Research & Perspective, 2, 201–218.

Peter Molenaar et al., “Consequences of the Ergodic Theorems for Classical Test Theory, Factor Analysis, and the Analysis of Developmental Processes,” in Handbook of Cognitive Aging (Los Angeles: SAGE Publications, 2008), 90–104. 

Montague, P. R., Dolan, R. J., Friston, K. J., & Dayan, P. (2012). Computational psychiatry. Trends in cognitive sciences, 16(1), 72-80.

Sylviane Olschwang et al., “Alternative genetic pathways in colorectal carcinogenesis,” Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 94, no. 22 (1997): 12122-12127.

Shoda, Y., Mischel, W., & Wright, J. C. (1994). Intraindividual Stability in the Organization and Patterning of behavior: Incorporating psychological situations into the idiographic analysis of personality. Journal of personality and social psychology, 67(4), 674.

Siegler, R. S. (2007). Cognitive variability. Developmental Science, 10(1), 104–109.

E. Thelen and D. M. Fisher, “Newborn stepping: an Explanation for a ‘Disappearing’ Reflex,” Developmental Psychology 18, no. 5 (1982): 760-775.

Thelen, E., & Smith, L. B. (2007). A dynamic systems approach to the development of cognition and action. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.

Paul Van Geert, “The contribution of complex dynamic systems to development,” Child Development Perspectives 5, no. 4 (2011): 273–78.