Melissa Monique Littlefield

Professor, English

20042018
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Research Output 2004 2018

2018
Intimacy
Electroencephalogram
Sleep
Waves
Brain Imaging

‘Move it or lose it’: Perceptions of the impact of physical activity on multiple sclerosis symptoms, relapse and disability identity

Adamson, B. C., Adamson, M. D., Littlefield, M. M. & Motl, R. W., Jan 1 2018, In : Qualitative Research in Sport, Exercise and Health. 10, 4, p. 457-475 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

multiple sclerosis
relapse
Multiple Sclerosis
disability
Exercise
2017

"A Mind Plague on Both Your Houses": Imagining the Impact of the Neuro-Turn on the Neurosciences

Littlefield, M. M., Feb 13 2017, The Human Sciences after the Decade of the Brain. Leefmann, J. & Hildt, E. (eds.). Elsevier Inc., p. 198-213 16 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Plague
Neurosciences
Brain
Neurons
Genes
2016

Editorial introduction

Littlefield, M. M. & Sudan, R., Jan 1 2016, In : Configurations. 24, 3, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

Rethinking Peer-Review Processes: Expertise Across the Neuroscience/Humanities Gap

Littlefield, M. M., Apr 2 2016, In : AJOB Neuroscience. 7, 2, p. 99-101 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

Peer Review
Neurosciences
2015

Being asked to tell an unpleasant truth about another person activates anterior insula and medial prefrontal cortex

Littlefield, M. M., Fitzgerald, D., Knudsen, K. J., Tonks, J. & Dietz, M. J., Oct 20 2015, In : Frontiers in Human Neuroscience. 9, OCTOBER, 553.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Prefrontal Cortex
Theory of Mind
Deception
Parietal Lobe
Magnetic Resonance Imaging

From Handwriting to 'Brain' Writing: Graphology and the Neuroscientific Turn

Littlefield, M. M., 2015, Writing PostHumanism, Posthuman Writing. Dobrin, S. I. (ed.). Parlor Press, p. 214-233 (New Media Theory).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2014

Ambivalence, equivocation, and the politics of experimental knowledge: A transdisciplinary neuroscience encounter

Fitzgerald, D., Littlefield, M. M., Knudsen, K. J., Tonks, J. & Dietz, M. J., Oct 8 2014, In : Social Studies of Science. 44, 5, p. 701-721 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

transdisciplinary
neurosciences
ambivalence
politics
technology studies

Contextualizing Neuro-Collaborations: Reflections on a transdisciplinary fMRI lie detection experiment

Littlefield, M. M., Fitzgerald, D., Knudsen, K., Tonks, J. & Dietz, M. J., Mar 31 2014, In : Frontiers in Human Neuroscience. 8, MAR, 149.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Lie Detection
Neurosciences
Research Personnel
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Consciousness
2013

Review: H. Shpayer-Makov's The Ascent of the Detective: Police Sleuths in Victorian and Edwardian England

Littlefield, M. M., Dec 1 2013, In : Crime, Media, Culture. 9, 3, p. 324-326 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalBook/Film/Article review

Law enforcement
police
Victorian Era
Police
Detectives
2012

Editorial Statement

Littlefield, M. M. & Sudan, R., Sep 1 2012, In : Configurations. 20, 3, p. 209-212 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

Introduction: Theorizing the Neuroscientific Turn—Critical Perspectives on a Translational Discipline

Littlefield, M. M. & Johnson, J. M., Jan 1 2012, The Neuroscientific Turn: Transdisciplinarity in the Age of the Brain. Littlefield, M. M. & Johnson, J. M. (eds.). Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, p. 1-25 25 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Reading Technology and Literature in the Twentieth Century

Littlefield, M. M. & Black, M., Oct 2012, Technology and Humanity. Colatrella, C. (ed.). Ipswich: Salem Press, p. 46-62 (Critical Insights).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

The Neuroscientific Turn: Transdisciplinarity in the Age of the Brain

Littlefield, M. M. (ed.) & Johnson, J. M. (ed.), 2012, Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press. 268 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

Transdisciplinarity
Social Sciences
Neuroscience
Sociology
Interdisciplinarity
2011
news
science
Crime
Law enforcement
anxiety

Lost and Found in Translation: Popular Neuroscience and the Emerging Neurodisciplines

Johnson, J. M. & Littlefield, M. M., 2011, Sociological Reflections on the Neurosciences. Pickersgill, M. & Van Keulen, I. (eds.). Emerald Group Publishing Ltd., Vol. 13. p. 279-297 19 p. 1959030. (Advances in Medical Sociology; vol. 13).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Neurosciences
neurosciences
Sociology
Explosions
Social Sciences
science fiction
brain
science
cultural history
recycling
moral philosophy
lack
Cells
Immortal
2010

A response to Susan Scott Parrish

Littlefield, M. M., Mar 1 2010, In : American Literary History. 22, 2, p. 302-306 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

A response to Susan Scott Parrish

Littlefield, M. M., Oct 18 2010, In : Early American Literature. 45, 2, p. 275-279 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

Feminist Science Studies

Squier, S. M. & Littlefield, M. M., Jul 21 2010, The Routledge Companion to Literature and Science. Clarke, B. & Rossini, M. (eds.). New York: Routledge, p. 312-322 11 p. (Routledge Literature Companions).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Matter for Thought: The Psychon in Neurology, Psychology and American Culture, 1927–1943

Littlefield, M. M., Jan 1 2010, Neurology and Modernity: A Cultural History of Nervous Systems, 1800-1950. Salisbury, L. & Shail, A. (eds.). Palgrave Macmillan, p. 267-286 20 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Neurology
Accidents
History
Psychology
Thinking
2009
Brain
brain
rhetoric
anxiety
Electroencephalography
2005

Representation and Technology

Littlefield, M. M., May 19 2005, Science, Technology, and Society: An Encyclopedia. Restivo, S. (ed.). New York: Oxford University Press

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingEntry for encyclopedia/dictionary

2004

Feminist Theory and/of Science

Squier, S. & Littlefield, M. M., Aug 1 2004, In : Feminist Theory. 5, 2, 110 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalSpecial issue

Introduction: Feminist Theory and/of Science

Squier, S. & Littlefield, M. M., Jan 1 2004, In : Feminist Theory. 5, 2, p. 123-126 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

science