Eastern Michigan University
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Norm Gordon


301J Science Complex


[email protected]


Ph.D. Wayne State University 1968
M.A. Wayne State University 1968
B.A Wayne State University 1963

Interests and Expertise

Psychology of Film, Psychoanalysis, Clinical Neuropsychology, Abnormal Psychology, Psychology of Film, Personality Evaluation, Motivation and Emotion, Clinical Neuropsychology.

Selected Publications

Gordon, N.G., Family structure and dynamics in De Palma’s horror films. The Psychoanalytic Review, Fall, 1983, Vol. 70, No. 3, 435-442.

Gordon, N.G., Changing habits and learning to adjust. Michigan Family Law Journal, August 1991, 15-16.

Gordon, N.G. & Gordon, A., Controversial issues in De Palma’s Dressed to Kill. The Psychoanalytic Review, Winter 1982-83, Vol. 69, No. 4, 559-566.

Gordon, N.G. & Gordon, A., Imagery of eroticism and primitive aggression in De Palma’s Dressed to Kill, American imago, Fall 1982, Vol. 39, No.3, 273-284.

Gordon, N.G. & Brackney, B. E., Defense mechanism preference and dimensions of psychopathology. Psychological Reports, 1979, Vol. 44, 188-190.

Gordon, N.G., Diagnostic efficiency of the Trail-Making Test as a function of cut-off score, diagnosis, and age. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 1978, Vol. 47, 191-95.

Gordon, N.G., Base Rates and the Decision-Making Model in Clinical Neuropsychology. Cortex, 1977, Vol. 13, 3-10.

Gordon, N.G., The Trail-Making Test in neuropsychological diagnosis, Journal of Clinical Psychology, 1972, Vol. 28(2), 167-69.

Gordon, N.G., Performance and the performance-awareness relationship on a concept attainment task as a function of presolution reinforcement and questioning procedure. Proceedings of 78th Annual American Psychological Association convention, 1970, 65-66.

Courses Taught

PSY 387 Cooperative Education in Psychology
PSY 460 Psychology of Film
PSY 683 Field Practicum & Seminar