Neuroscience and Clinical Practice

Dr. Robert J. MacFadden

Professor Rob MacFadden
Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work
University of Toronto

SWK 4637H

Applegate, J., & Shapiro, J. (2005).
Neurobiology for clinical social work: Theory and practice. NY: W.W. Norton & Company.

Arden, John B., & Linford, Lloyd (2009).
Brain-based therapy with adults: Evidence-based treatment for everyday practice. Hoboken: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.

Astleitner, H., & Leutner, D. (2000). Designing instructional technology from an emotional perspective.
Journal of Research on Computing in Education, 32(4), 497-510.

Badenoch, Bonnie (2008).
Being a brain-wise therapist. NY: W.W. Norton & Company.

Badenoch, Bonnie (2011). The Brain-Savvy therapist’s workbook. NY: W.W. Norton & Company.

Barlow, Constance, & Hall, Barry (2007). 'What about feelings?: A study of emotion and tension in social work field education.
Social Work Education, 26(4), 399-413.

Barnes, Jonathan (2005). "You could see it on their faces..." The importance of smiles in schools.”
Health Education, 105(5), 392-400.

Beauregard, M., & O'Leary, D. (2007).
The spiritual brain: A neuroscientist's case for the existence of the soul. NY: HarperCollins Publishers.

Berthoz, Alain (2006).
Emotion & reason (Giselle Weiss, Trans.). Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Brown, D., & Fromm, E. (1986).
Hypnotherapy and hypnoanalysis. NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.

Caine, G., & Caine, R. (2006). Meaningful learning and the executive functions of the brain.
New Directions for Adult and Continuing Education, 110, 53-61.

Caine, R., Caine, G., McClintic, C., & Klimek, K. (2005).
12 Brain/mind learning principles in action: The fieldbook for making connections, teaching and the human brain. Thousand Oaks: Corwin Press.

Cameron, N., & McDermott, F. (2007).
Social work and the body. Hampshire, UK: Pagrave Macmillan.

Carter, Sid (2003). The nature of feelings and emotion-based learning within psychotherapy and counselling: Neuroscience is putting the heart back into emotion.
European Journal of Psychotherapy, Counselling & Health, 6(3), 225-241.

Chambers, R., Gullone, E., Allen, N. (2009). Mindful emotional regulation: An integrative review.
Clinical Psychology Review, 29, 560-572.

Chiesa, A., Serretti, A. (2010). A systematic review of neurobiological and clinical features of mindfulness meditations.
Psychological Medicine, 40,1239-1252.

Chiesa, A., Brambilla, P., Serretti, A. (2010). Functional neural correlates of mindfulness meditations in comparison with psychotherapy, pharmacology and placebo effect. Is there a link?
Acta Neuropsychiatrica, 22, 107-117.

Cozolino, Louis (2002).
The neuroscience of psychotherapy: Building and rebuilding the human brain. NY: W.W. Norton & Company.

Cozolino, Louis (2010).
The neuroscience of psychotherapy: Healing the social brain. Second Edition. NY: W.W. Norton & Company.

Cozolino, Louis (2006).
The neuroscience of human relationships: Attachment and the developing social brain. NY: W.W. Norton & Company, Inc.

Cozolino, L., & Sprokay, S. (2006). Neuroscience and adult learning.
New Directions for Adult and Continuing Education, 110, 11-18.

Dakwar, E., Levin, F. (2009). The emerging role of meditation in addressing psychiatric illness, with a focus on substance use disorders. Harvard Review of Psychiatry, 17 (4), 254-267.

Damasio, Antonio (1999).
The feeling of what happens: Body and emotion in the making of consciousness. San Diego: Harcourt, Inc.

Damasio, Antonio (2000).
Descarte's error: Emotion, reason and the human brain. NY: Quill.

Damasio, Antonio (2003).
Looking for Spinoza: Joy, sorrow and the feeling brain. Orlando: Harcourt, Inc.

Damasio, Antonio (2007). Brain and mind: From medicine to society.

Damasio, Antonio (2010). Self comes to mind: Constructing the conscious brain. New York: Pantheon Books.

Darwin, C. (1872).
The expression of emotions in man and animals. London: John Murray.

Decety, J., & William Ickes (Eds.) (2009). The social neuroscience of empathy. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.

Diamond, M., & Hopson, J. (1998).
Magic trees of the mind: How to nurture your child's intelligence, creativity, and healthy emotions from birth through adolescence. NY: Dutton.

Dolan, R. J. (2002). Emotion, cognition, and behavior.
Science, 298(2), 1191-1194.

Duncan, Barry L., & Miller, Scott D. (2000).
The heroic client: Doing client-directed, outcome informed therapy. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass Publishers, Inc.

Engel, Christoph, & Singer, Wolf (2008).
Better than conscious? Decision-making, the human mind and implications for institutions. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.

Erickson, M.E., Rossi, E.L., & Rossi, S.I. (1976).
Hypnotic realities. NY: Irvington.

Farmer, Rosemary (2009).
Neuroscience and social work practice. Thousand Oaks: Sage.

Fine, Cordelia (2008).
The Britannica guide to the brain: A guided tour of the brain-mind, memory and intelligence. London: Constable & Robinson Ltd.

Fosha, Diana, Siegel, Daniel J., & Solomon, Marion (2009).
Healing power of emotion: Affective neuroscience, development & clinical practice. New York: W.W. Norton & Company.

Gazzaniga, M. S. (1998).
The Mind's Past. Berkeley: University of California Press.

Gazzaniga, M. S. (1988).
Mind matters: How mind and brain interact to create our conscious lives. Boston, MA: Houghton Mifflin Company.

Gazzaniga, M. S. (2008).
Human: The science behind what makes your brain unique. New York: Harper Perennial.

Gazzaniga, M. S., Ivry, R. B., & Mangun, G. R. (2002).
Cognitive neuroscience: The biology of the mind. (2nd ed.). NY: Norton.

Germer, C., Siegel, R.D., Fulton, P. Eds. (2005). Mindfulness and psychotherapy. NY: Guilford Press.

Gigerenzer, Gerd (2007).
Gut feelings: The intelligence of the unconscious. NY: Penguin Books.

Gladwell, Malcolm (2005).
Blink: The power of thinking without thinking. NY: Little, Brown & Company.

Goleman, Daniel (2006).
Social intelligence: The revolutionary new science of human relationships. NY: Bantam Books.

Grawe, Klaus (2007).
Neropsychotherapy. NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, Publishers.

Gregory, G., & Parry, T. (2006).
Designing brain-compatible learning (Third ed.). Thousand Oaks: Corwin Press.

Gruzelier, John (2005). Altered states of consciousness and hypnosis in the twenty-first century.
Contempory Hypnosis, 22(1), 1-7.

Hall, Stephen S. (2010). Wisdom: From philosophy to neuroscience. NY: Alfred A. Knopf.

Hammond, D. Corydon (1990).
Hypnotic suggestions and metaphors. NY: W.W. Norton & Company.

Hanson, Rick (2009).
Buddha’s brain: The practical neuroscience of happiness, love & wisdom. Oakland, CA: New Harbinger Publications, Inc.

Hardiman, Mariale M. (2005).
Connecting brain research with effective teaching: The brain-targeted teaching model. Lanham: Rowman & Littlefield Education.

Hassin, Ran, Uleman, James, & Bargh, John (2005).
The new unconscious. New York: Oxford University Press.

Hilgard, E. R. (1965).
Hypnotic susceptibility. NY`: Harcourt Brace & World.

Hinton, C., Miyamoto, K., & Della-Chiesa, B. (2008). Brain research, learning and emotions: Implications for education policy, research and practice.
European Journal of Education, 43(1), 87-103.

Horstman, Judith (2009). The Scientific American day in the life of your brain. San Francisco, CA: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.

Howard, Pierce J. (2006).
The owner's manual for the brain: Everyday applications from mind-brain research (Third ed.). Austin: Bard Press.

Iacoboni, Marco (2009).
Mirroring people: The science of empathy and how we connect with others. New York: Picador.

Immordino-Yang, Mary Helen, & Damasio, Antonio (2007). We feel, therefore we learn: The relevance of affective and social neuroscience to education.
Mind, Brain and Education, 1(1), 3-10.

Jacobs, B., Schall, M., & Scheibel, A. B. (1993). A quantitative dendritic analysis of Wernicke's Area in humans: Gender, hemispheric and environmental factors.
Journal of Comparative Neurology, 327, 83-111.

Jensen, Eric (1998).
Sizzle and substance: Presenting with the brain in mind. Thousand Oaks: Corwin Press.

Jensen, Eric (2000).
Brain-based learning: The new science of teaching and training. Thousand Oaks: Corwin Press.

Jensen, Eric (2005).
Teaching with the brain in mind (Second ed.). Alexandria: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development.

Jensen, Eric (2006).
Enriching the brain: How to maximize every learner's potential. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

Jensen, Eric (2007).
Introduction to brain-compatible learning (Second ed.). Thousand Oaks: Corwin Press.

Jensen, Eric (2008).
Brain-based learning: The new paradigm of teaching (Second ed.). Thousand Oaks: Corwin Press.

Jensen, Eric (2008). A fresh look at brain-based education.
Phi Delta Kappan, 89(6). Retrieved from on February 23, 2009.

Johnson, Harriette C. (1980).
Human behaviour in the social environment: New perspectives. Vol.1 Behavior, psychopathology and the brain (Vol. 1). New York: Curriculum Concepts.

Johnson, Harriette C. (1999).
Psyche, synapse, and substance: The role of neurobiology in emotions, behavior, thinking and addiction for non-scientists. Greenfield, MA: Deerfield Valley Publishing.

Johnson, Harriette C. (1999).
Psyche, synapse, and substance: The role of neurobiology in emotions, behavior, thinking, and addiction for Non-Scientists. Greenfield, MA: Deerfield Valley Publishing.

Johnson, Harriette C. (2001). Neuroscience in social work practice and education.
Journal of Social Work Practice in the Addictions, 1(3), 81-102.

Johnson, Harriette C., Atkins, S.P., Battle, S.F., Hernandez-Arata, L., Hesselbrock, M., Libassi, M., et al. (1990). Strengthening the "bio" in the biopsychological paradigm.
Journal of Social Work Education, 26(2), 109-123.

Johnson, Steven (2004).
Mind wide open: Your brain and the neuroscience of everyday life. NY: Scribner.

Johnson, Sandra (2006, Summer). The neuroscience of the mentor-learner relationship.
New Directions for Adult and Continuing Education, 110, 63-69.

Kay, Robin and Loverock, S. (2008). Assessing emotions related to learning new software: The computer emotion scale.
Computers in Human Behavior, 24, 1605-1623.

Kahneman, Daniel (2011).
Thinking, fast and slow. Toronto: Doubleday Canada.

Klingberg, Torkel (2009).
The overflowing brain: Information overload and the limits of working memory. NY: Oxford University Press.

Knight, Bryan M. (1991). Using hypnosis in private social work practice.
Journal of Independent Social Work, 5(2), 43-46.

Kolb, D. A. (1984).
Experiential learning: Experience as the source of learning and development. Eaglewood Cliffs: Prenctice Hall.

Langelier, Carol A., & Connell, J. Diane (2005). Emotions and learning: Where brain based research and cognitive-behavioral strategies meet the road.
Rivier College Online Academic Journal, 1(1), 1-13. Retrieved from on February 23, 2009.

Lankton, Stephen, & Lankton, Carol Hicks (2008).
Answer within: A clinical framework for Ericksonian hypnotherapy. CT:: Crown House Classics.

Lapides, Francine. (2011). The implicit realm in couples therapy: Improving right hemisphere affect-regulating capabilities
Clinical Social Work Journal, 39:161-169.

Ledesma, D., Kumano, H. (2009). Mindfulness-based stress reduction and cancer: A meta-analysis.
Psycho-Oncology, 18, 571-579.

LeDoux, Joseph (1996).
The emotional brain: The mysterious underpinnings of emotional life. NY: Simon & Shuster Paperbacks.

LeDoux, Joseph (2002).
Synaptic self: How our brains become who we are. NY: Penguin Books.

Levine, Peter A. (2010).
In an unspoken voice: How the body releases trauma and restores goodness. Berkeley, CA: North Atlantic Books.

Levine, Peter A. (1997).
Walking the tiger: Healing trauma. Berkeley, CA: North Atlantic Books.

Levinthal, C. (1988).
Messengers of paradise: Opiates and the brain. NY: Doubleday.

Lewis, M., & Haviland-Jones, J. (Eds.). (2000).
Handbook of emotions. NY: The Guilford Press.

Luders, E., Toga, A., Lepore, N., Gaser, C. (2009). The underlying anatomical correlates of long-term meditation: Larger hippocampal and frontal volumes of gray matter. NeuroImage, 45, 672-678.

MacFadden, R. (2005). Souls on ice: Incorporating emotion in web-based education.
Journal of Technology in Human Services, 23(1/2), 79-98.

MacFadden, R. (2011). Hypnosis and social work practice: Incorporating new perspectives from Neuroscience. In Turner, Frank. Social Work Treatment. Fifth Edition, Chapter 17, 271-278.

MacFadden, R., Schoech, D. (2010). Neuroscience and professional decision-making: Implications for ICT. Journal of Technology in Human Services, 28:4, 282-294.

McGilchrist, Iain (2010). The master and his emissary: The divided brain and the making of the Western world. CT: Yale University Press.

Materna, Laurie (2007). Jump start the adult learner: How to engage and motivate adults using brain-compatible strategies. Thousand Oaks: Corwin Press.

Miller, Vivien, & Whorwell, Peter J. (2009). Hypnotherapy for functional gastrointestinal disorders: A review.
International Journal of Clinical and Experimental Hypnosis, 57(3), 279-293.

Milner, P. M. (1999).
The autonomous brain: a neural theory of attention and learning. Mahwah, NJ: Erlbaum.

Montague, Read (2007).
Your brain is almost perfect: How we make decisions. NY: Plume.

Morrison, Tony (2007). Emotional intelligence, emotion and Social Work: Context, characteristics, complications, contribution.
British Journal of Social Work, 37, 245-263.

Nataraja, Shanida (2008).
The blissful brain: Neuroscience and proof of the power of meditation. London, ENG: Octopus Publishing Group Ltd.

Norman, D.A. (2002). Emotion & design: Attractive things work better.
Interactions Magazine, ix(4), 36-42.

Nunn, K., Hanstock, T., & Lask, B. (2008).
Who's who of the brain: A guide to its inhabitants, where they live and what they do. London: Jessica Kingsley Publishers.

Oakley, David A., & Halligan, Peter W. (2009). Hypnotic suggestion and cognitive neuroscience.
Trends in Cognitive Sciences, 13(6), 264-270.

O'Regan, K. (2003). Emotion and e-learning.
Journal of Asynchronous Learning Networks, 7(3), 78-92.

Panel, NIH Technology Assessment (1996). Integration of behavioral and relaxation approaches into the treatment of chronic pain and insomnia.
Journal of the American Medical Association, 276(313-318).

Perry, Bruce D. (2006, Summer). Fear and learning: Trauma-related factors in the adult education process.
New Directions for Adult and Continuing Education, 110, 21-33.

Pert, Candace B. (1997).
Molecules of emotion: Why you feel the way you feel. NY: Scribner.

Ratey, John J. (2001).
A user's guide to the brain: Perception, attention and the four theaters of the brain. NY: Vintage Books.

Raz, Amir, & Shapiro, Theodore (2002). Hypnosis and neuroscience.
Arch Gen Psychiatry, 59(Jan), 85-90.

Reamer, Frederic (2006). Nontraditional and unorthodox interventions in Social Work: Ethical and legal implications.
Families in Society, 87(2), 191-197.

Restak, Richard (2006).
The naked brain. New York: Three Rivers Press.

Restak, Richard (2009).
Think smart: A neuroscientist's prescription for improving your brain's performance. New York: Riverhead Books.

Rossi, E.L. (1980).
The collected papers of Milton Erickson on hypnosis. NY: Irvington.

Rousell, Michael A. (2007).
Sudden influence: How spontaneous events shape our lives. Westport: Praeger Publishers.

Rubia, K. (2009). The neurobiology of Meditation and its clinical effectiveness in psychiatric disorders.
Biological Psychology, 82, 1-11.

Russell, J., Hendricson, W., & Herbert, R. (1984). Effects of lecture information density on medical student achievement.
Journal of Medical Education, 59(11, Pt 1), 881-889.

Saleebey, Dennis (1992). Biology's challenge to Social Work: Embodying the person-in-environment.
Social Work, 37(2), 112-118.

Sarrafzadeh, A., Alexander, S., Dadgostar, F., Fan, C., & Bigdeli, A. (2008). "How do you know that I don't understand?" A look at the future of intelligent tutoring systems.
Computers in Human Behavior, 24, 1342-1363.

Schacter, D. L. (2001).
The seven sins of memory: How the mind forgets and remembers. NY: Houghton Mifflin.

Sheckley, B., & Bell, S. (2006, Summer). Experience, consciousness and learning: Implications for instruction.
New Directions for Adult and Continuing Education, 110, 43-52.

Schore, J. R., & Allan N. Schore (2008). Modern attachment theory: The central role of affect regulation in development and treatment. Clinical Social Work Journal, 36:9, 9-20.
Schore, Allan (2012). The science of the art of psychotherapy. NY: W. W. Norton & Company.

Seligman, M. E. P. (2011).
Flourish: A visionary new understanding of happiness and well-being. NY: Free Press.

Siegel, Daniel J. (2012).
The pocket guide to Interpersonal Neurobiology. NY: W.W. Norton & Company.

Siegel, Daniel J. (2012).
The developing mind: How relationships and the brain interact to shape who we are. Second Edition. NY: Guilford Press.

Siegel, Daniel J., & Bryson, T. P. (2011).
The whole brain child. NY: Delacorte Press.

Siegel, Daniel J. (2010).
The mindful therapist: A clinician’s guide to mindsight and neural integration. NY: W. W. Norton & Company.

Siegel, Daniel J. (2010).
Mindsight: the new science of personal transformation. New York: Bantam Books.

Siegel, Daniel J., & Hartzwell, Mary (2003).
Parenting from the inside out: How a deeper self-understanding can help you raise children who thrive. NY: Penguin.

Siegel, Daniel (2007).
The mindful brain: Reflection and attunement in the cultivation of well-being. NY: W.W. Norton & Company.

Siegel, Daniel (2009). Mindful awareness, mindsight and neural integration.
The Humanist Psychologist, 37: 137-158.

Sousa, David A. (2006).
How the brain learns (Third ed.). Thousand Oaks: Corwin Press.

Sprenger, Marilee (1999).
Learning and memory: The brain in action. Alexandria: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development.

Sprenger, Marilee (2007).
Becoming a "wiz" at brain-based teaching: How to make every year your best year (Second ed.). Thousand Oaks: Corwin Press.

Stewart, James H. (2005). Hypnosis in contemporary medicine.
Mayo Clinic Proceedings, 80(4), 511-524.

Sylwester, Robert (2005).
How to explain a brain: An educator's handbook of brain terms and cognitive processes. Thousand Oaks: Corwin Press.

Sylwester, Robert (2007).
The adolescent brain: Reaching for autonomy. Thousand Oaks: Corwin Press.

Taylor, Jill Bolte (2006).
My stroke of insight: A brain scientist's personal journey. NY: Viking.

Taylor, Kathleen (2006, Summer). Brain function and adult learning: Implications for practice.
New Directions for Adult and Continuing Education, 110, 71-85.

Taylor, K., & Lamoreaux, A. (2008, Fall). Teaching with the brain in mind.
New Directions for Adult and Continuing Education, 119, 49-59.

Terry, W.S. (2005). Serial position effects in recall of television commercials.
Journal of General Psychology, 132, 151-163.

Thompson, Richard F., & Madigan, Stephen A. (2005).
Memory: The key to consciousness. Princeton: Princeton University Press.

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Emotion: The on-off switch for learning. Rosemont: Modern Learning Press.

Wehrenbert, M, Prinz, S. (2007). The anxious brain: The neurobiological basis of anxiety disorders and how to effectively treat them. NY: W. W. Norton & Company.

Weitzenhoffer, Andre (2000).
The practice of hypnotism (Second ed.). NY: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.

Wilkinson, Margaret (2010).
Changing minds in therapy: Emotion, attachment, trauma & neurobiology. NY: W. W. Norton & Company.

Willis, Judy (2006).
Research-based strategies to ignite student learning. Alexandria: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development.

Wilson, Timothy D. (2002).
Strangers to ourselves: Discovering the adaptive unconscious. Cambridge: The Belnap Press of Harvard University Press.

Wilson, Timothy D. (2011).
Redirect: The surprising new science of psychological change. NY: Little, Brown and Company.

Winsor, Roswitha M. (1993). Hypnosis- A neglected tool for client empowerment.
Social Work, 38(5), 603-608.

Wolfe, Patricia (2001).
Brain matters: Translating research into classroom practice. Alexandria: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development.

Wolfe, Patricia (2006, Summer). The role of meaning and emotion in learning.
New Directions for Adult and Continuing Education, 110, 35-41.

Zull, James E. (2002).
The art of changing the brain. Sterling: Stylus Publishing, LLC.

Zull, James E. (2006, Summer). Key aspects of how the brain learns.
New Directions for Adult and Continuing Education, 110, 3-9.