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Individual and group decision making, social and educational issues of technology use, Third World development, social psychology, research methods and statistics.
Thorngate, W., Rojas, A., & Francini. M. (1995). The CIDE/REDUC case study. In P. McConnell (Ed.), Making a difference: Measuring the impact of information on development. Ottawa: International Development Research Centre, pp 31-48.
Thorngate, W. (1995). Some thoughts on measuring the effects of information. In P. McConnell (Ed.), Making a difference: Measuring the impact of information on development. Ottawa: International Development Research Centre, pp 195-200.
Thorngate, W., & Balson, D. (1995). Can computer conferencing be effective for information policy formation? In P. McConnell (Ed.), Making a difference: Measuring the impact of information on development. Ottawa: International Development Research Centre, pp 211-236.
Thorngate, W., & Bagherian, F. (1995) Distance education and technology: The Campus in a Box. In T. Ebtekar (Ed.), International Seminar on Technological Education (Vol. 2). Tehran: Supreme Council for Technical Education, pp 335-342.
Thorngate, W., Hotta, M., & McClintock, C. (1996). Bingo! The case for cooperation revisited. In Tolman, C., Cherry, F., & Van Hejiwek, R. & Lubek, I. (Eds.), Problems of Theoretical Psychology. New York: Springer.
Thorngate, W., & Bagherian, F. (1996). Instructional television: The Canadian experience and its relevance for Iran. Improving Public education in Iran. Ministry of Education of the Islamic Republic of Iran.
Thorngate, W. (1997). More than we can know: The attentional economics of Internet use. In S. Kiesler (Ed.), Culture of the Internet. Mawah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.
Thorngate, W., & Bagherian, F. (1999). The political economy of attention and the limits of pedagogical technologies. In L. Easton & D. Hyttenraugh (Eds.) Technology/pedagogy/politics: Critical visions of new technologies in education. University of Calgary. http://www.mtroyal.ab.ca/critical_visions/papers/Thorngate_Bagherian. htm
Thorngate, W. (2005). The luster of clusters: A cautionary tale. In L. Shavinina (Ed.), Silicon Valley North: A high-tech cluster of innovation and Entrepreneurship . (pp. 339-346).New York: Elsevier.
Foddy , M., Thorngate, W., & Dawes R. (2006, in preparation). Judging Merit . Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.
Thorngate, W. (1988). On the evolution of adjudicated contests and the principle of invidious selection. Journal of Behavioral Decision Making, 1, 5-16.
Thorngate, W., & Klejner, B-A. (1990) Developing countries and communications: A Latin American example. Proceedings of the Third Symposium on Computer Mediated Communication, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario 15-17 May, 395-403.
Thorngate, W., & Hotta, M. (1990). Expertise and information retrieval. Knowledge: Creation, Diffusion, and Utilization, 11, 237-247.
Thorngate, W. (1990). The economy of attention and the development of psychology. Canadian Psychology, 21, 62-70.
Thorngate, W. (1990). Got a minute? Attentional limits revisited. Canadian Psychology, 21, 97-101.
Thorngate, W. (1991). Patterns of computer communication: A report on Brucella Network activity. In J. Frank (Ed.), Networking in Brucellosis Research. Tokyo: United Nations Univesity Press.
Thorngate, W. (1993). A change of heart: Uses of qualitative gerontology. Canadian Journal on Aging, 12, 244-250.
Thorngate, W., & Hotta, M. (1995) Life and luck: Survival of the fattest. Simulation and Gaming. 5-16.
Thorngate, W. (1999). Forget me not: Some comments on self-esteem among Alzheimer’s sufferers. Culture and Psychology, 5, 33-39.
Bagherian, F,,& Thorngate, W. (2000). Horses to water: Student use of course newsgroups. First Monday, 5 (August),
Thorngate, W. (2000). Teaching social simulation with Matlab. Journal of Artificial Societies and Social Simulation, 3-1,
Thorngate, W. (in press 2001). The social psychology of policy analysis. Journal of Comparative Policy Analysis: Research and Practice, 3 85-112.
Geva-May I., & Thorngate, @. (2003). Reducing anxiety and resistance in policy and program evaluations: A socio-psychological analysis. Evaluation: The International Journal of Theory, Research and Practice, 9 (2), 205-232.
Wang, Z., & Thorngate W. (2003) Sentiment and social mitosis: Implications of Heider’s Balance Theory. Journal of Artificial Societies and Social Simulation 6(3), http://jasss.soc.surrey.ac.uk/6/3/2.html
Thorngate, W., & Tavakoli, M. (2005) In the long run: Biological versus economic rationality. Simulation & Gaming., 36 (1) 9-26.
Thorngate, W., Tavakoli, M., Niu, J., Bagherian, F., Pournaghash, S., & DiFonzo, N. (2005, under review). As others see us: National stereotypes in the United States, Canada, China and Iran. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin.
Thorngate, W. (in press, 2006). The seductive danger of visual metaphors: It’s about time. Culture and Psychology, 12 (2).