[1] Natural environments, ancestral diets, and microbial ecology: is there a modern "paleo-deficit disorder"? https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25889196

[1] Antarctic Ice Loss Has Tripled Since 2012 https://e360.yale.edu/digest/antarctic-ice-loss-has-tripled-since-2012

[1] http://www.bbc.com/news/world-42982959

[1] Relieving Pain in America: A Blueprint for Transforming Prevention, Care, Education, and Research  http://www.nationalacademies.org/hmd/Reports/2011/Relieving-Pain-in-America-A-Blueprint-for-Transforming-Prevention-Care-Education-Research.aspx

[1] In Move to Curb Drug Abuse, D.E.A. Tightens Rule on Widely Prescribed Painkiller

by Sabrina Tavernise New York Times, August 21, 2014

[1] https://www.cdc.gov/media/releases/2016/p1216-continuing-opioid-epidemic.html

[1] Americans Are A Lonely Lot, And Young People Bear The Heaviest Burden

https://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2018/05/01/606588504/americans-are-a-lonely-lot-and-young-people-bear-the-heaviest-burden?j=3168388&e=frank@exuberantanimal.com&l=46_HTML&u=54578097&mid=6164457&jb=2&utm_source=npr_newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_content=20180506&utm_campaign=health&utm_term=nprnews

[1] “America in Crisis” January 21, 2018 https://www.edelman.com/post/america-in-crisis

[1] See also… “Our Broken Trust in Public Space” By Mavis Biss NYT May 28, 2018

https://www.nytimes.com/2018/05/28/opinion/fear-mistrust-in-public-space.html?action=click&pgtype=Homepage&clickSource=story-heading&module=opinion-c-col-right-region&region=opinion-c-col-right-region&WT.nav=opinion-c-col-right-region

[1] http://www.who.int/mediacentre/news/releases/2017/world-health-day/en/

[1] The Guardian article on depression: https://www.theguardian.com/news/2018/jun/04/what-is-depression-and-why-is-it-rising

[1] (cites a 2013 CDC report on children’s mental health)

[1] “The College Student Mental Health Crisis: Today's college students are suffering from an epidemic of mental illnesses.” Psychology Today February 15, 2014

https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/theory-knowledge/201402/the-college-student-mental-health-crisis

http://www.nytimes.com/2016/09/19/opinion/drinking-to-blackout.html?action=click&pgtype=Homepage&clickSource=story-heading&module=opinion-c-col-right-region&region=opinion-c-col-right-region&WT.nav=opinion-c-col-right-region

[1] “CDC: U.S. Suicide Rates Have Climbed Dramatically”

https://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2018/06/07/617897261/cdc-u-s-suicide-rates-have-climbed-dramatically

[1] New U.N. Report: Climate Change Risks Destabilizing Human Society

An U.N. Report released in April, 2018 put it bluntly: Climate Change Risks Destabilizing Human Society

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s report—which was seven years in the making—linked the changing climate with the destabilization of nation states. It is also increasingly confident of serious effects on food crops, water supplies, and human health, plus global species loss. The 44 page summary was agreed to line-by-line by scientists and political representatives from more than 110 governments.

 

[1] Preface to Humane Biology Projects (1961) by the Animal Welfare Institute

(from wikiquote)

[1] https://www.npr.org/sections/thetwo-way/2018/04/19/604031141/new-study-says-ancient-humans-hunted-big-mammals-to-extinction

[1] Black Elk Speaks Ch. 17 : The First Cure

[1] see “The Art is Long” by Frank Forencich

[1] Vimalakirti https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vimalakirti

[1] The Earth Has a Soul: C.G. Jung on Nature, Technology and Modern Life (North Atlantic Books) edited by Meredith Sabini p155

[1] “A New Era: Healing the Injuries We Have Inflicted on Our Planet”

https://www.chausa.org/docs/default-source/health-progress/a-new-era-pdf.pdf?sfvrsn=0

[1] Foreman, Dave  Confessions of an Eco-Warrior

 

[1] See Wild Law: A Manifesto for Earth Justice, by Cormac Cullinan and Thomas Berry

[1] Poka Laenui, one of the leading voices for Hawaiian independence, a radio host, attorney, and an international advocate of indigenous peoples recognized for his work at the United Nations.

[1] “The importance of the exposome and allostatic load in the planetary health paradigm”

Alan C. Logan, Susan L. Prescott, Tari Haahtela and David L. Katz

Journal of Physiological Anthropology201837:15

June 4, 2018

https://jphysiolanthropol.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s40101-018-0176-8

[1] http://www.mdpi.com/2078-1547/8/2/19

[1] see also: “The Messy Universe Inside Plants Looks a Lot Like the Messy Universe Inside People” Mother Jones Sarah Laskowjun June 3, 2018 https://www.motherjones.com/politics/2018/06/the-messy-universe-inside-plants-looks-a-lot-like-the-messy-universe-inside-people/

[1] NPR “From Tree to Shining Tree,”

[1] “It All Comes Down to Feelings” New York Times book review June 11, 2018 https://www.nytimes.com/2018/06/11/books/review/strange-order-of-things-antonio-damasio.html?mabReward=CBMG1&recid=15tdDW7ijaUY1q6iVcY5KqH7z0o&recp=9&action=click&pgtype=Homepage&region=CColumn&module=Recommendation&src=rechp&WT.nav=RecEngine

[1] “Association of Efficacy of Resistance Exercise Training With Depressive Symptoms” JAMA Psychiatry. May 9, 2018. doi:10.1001/jamapsychiatry.2018.0572

https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jamapsychiatry/article-abstract/2680311

[1] https://www.politico.com/agenda/story/2017/09/13/food-nutrients-carbon-dioxide-000511?utm_source=Science+worth+knowing&utm_campaign=a21b8aefd6-Science+worth+knowing_12-21-17&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_83c20124eb-a21b8aefd6-297506185

[1] https://www.nytimes.com/2018/02/20/well/eat/counting-calories-weight-loss-diet-dieting-low-carb-low-fat.html?mabReward=CBMG1&recid=10pxqdKHDPmTX4WINI0wxteJ21l&recp=0&action=click&pgtype=Homepage&region=CColumn&module=Recommendation&src=rechp&WT.nav=RecEngine

https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jama/article-abstract/2673150?redirect=true

[1] “Eating all your meals before 3pm could be good for your health” New Scientist, 10 May 2018

https://www.newscientist.com/article/2168584-eating-all-your-meals-before-3pm-could-be-good-for-your-health/?intcmp=NLC%7CNSNS%7C2018-0511-GLOBAL-NSDAY&utm_medium=NLC&utm_source=NSNS&utm_campaign=NSDAY

[1] see The Old Way by Elizabeth Marshall Thomas

[1] https://www.amazingscience.news/2017/09/humans-jellyfish-are-the-same-they-both-need-sleep/

[1] “Unrestricted evening use of light‐emitting tablet computers delays self‐selected bedtime and disrupts circadian timing and alertness”

22 May 2018 https://doi.org/10.14814/phy2.13692

https://physoc.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.14814/phy2.13692

[1] http://www.ted.com/talks/jeff_iliff_one_more_reason_to_get_a_good_night_s_sleep?utm_source=newsletter_weekly_2014-10-18&utm_campaign=newsletter_weekly&utm_medium=email&utm_content=talk_of_the_week_image

[1] Thom Hartmann’s book, Original Wisdom?

[1] see the book “Affluence Without Abundance” by ….

[1]  (Woodcock & Custovic, 1998)

http://www.matthewckeller.com/Keller_PsySci_2005.pdf

 

[1] “Animals Are Losing Their Vagility, or Ability to Roam Freely” NYT Feb. 19, 2018   https://www.nytimes.com/2018/02/19/science/migration-animals-west.html

[1] In 1998, the philosophers and cognitive scientists Andy Clark and David J. Chalmers wrote the landmark paper “The Extended Mind.” The mind, they argued, has no reason to stop at the outermost layer of skin.

http://consc.net/papers/extended.html

https://www.theatlantic.com/science/archive/2017/10/extended-embodied-cognition/542808/

[1] Psychol Sci. 2005 Sep;16(9):724-31. “A warm heart and a clear head. The contingent effects of weather on mood and cognition.”

 

[1] Discover magazine 2005

[1] https://www.politico.com/agenda/story/2017/09/13/food-nutrients-carbon-dioxide-000511?utm_source=Science+worth+knowing&utm_campaign=a21b8aefd6-Science+worth+knowing_12-21-17&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_83c20124eb-a21b8aefd6-297506185

[1] https://www.theatlantic.com/science/archive/2017/12/data-from-11-million-infants-suggests-fracking-harms-human-health/548315/

https://www.rollingstone.com/politics/news/fracking-health-risk-asthma-birth-defects-cancer-w517809

[1] Residential Greenness and Birthweight in the State of Massachusetts, USA

Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 2018, 15(6), 1248; https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph15061248

http://mdpi.com/1660-4601/15/6/1248

[1] Tree cover and species composition effects on academic performance of primary school students

Sivajanani Sivarajah , Sandy M. Smith, Sean C. Thomas

Published: February 23, 2018https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0193254

http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0193254

 

[1] Science 1984 Apr 27: 224 (4647): 420-1

[1] https://www.liebertpub.com/doi/abs/10.1089/eco.2017.0044

[1] See: Evolutionary Influence on Human Landscape Preference by John H. Falk,  John D. Balling http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/10.1177/0013916509341244

[1] https://www.nytimes.com/2015/05/24/opinion/sunday/why-do-we-experience-awe.html?_r=4

New Scientist “Awesome awe: The emotion that gives us superpowers” by Jo Marchant July 26, 2017

https://www.newscientist.com/article/mg23531360-400-awesome-awe-the-emotion-that-gives-us-superpowers/?cmpid=NLC%7CNSNS%7C2017-2707-GLOBAL&utm_medium=NLC&utm_source=NSNS

Dacher Keltner YouTube video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ysAJQycTw-0

Lani Shiota: How Awe Transforms the Body and Mind https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uW8h3JIMmVQ

more refs: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ysAJQycTw-0

[1] see “The Art of Tracking: The Origin of Science” by Louis Liebenberg

[1] “How Awe Stops Your Clock: The experience of vastness slows perception of time” Scientific American September 25, 20012

https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/how-awe-stops-the-clock/

 

[1] See Becoming Attached: First Relationships and How They Shape Our Capacity to Love by Robert Karen

[1] See The New School for Social Research: http://www.newschool.edu/nssr/centers-special-programs/?id=104444

See also New York Times “Yes, It’s Your Parents’ Fault” by Kate Murphy January 7, 2017 http://www.nytimes.com/2017/01/07/opinion/sunday/yes-its-your-parents-fault.html?action=click&pgtype=Homepage&clickSource=story-heading&module=opinion-c-col-left-region&region=opinion-c-col-left-region&WT.nav=opinion-c-col-left-region

[1] “Expression of Victory and Loss: Estimating Who’s Leading or Trailing from Nonverbal Cues in Sports”

[1] The Expression of Victory and Loss: Estimating Who’s Leading or Trailing from Nonverbal Cues in Sports, The Journal of NonVerbal Behavior J Nonverbal Behav (2014) 38:13-29 DOI 10.1007/s10919-013-0168-7

[1] “Why It Hurts to Be Left Out The Neurocognitive Overlap Between

Physical and Social Pain” NAOMI I. EISENBERGER MATTHEW D. LIEBERMAN http://www.scn.ucla.edu/pdf/RT424X_C07-1.pdf

[1] “The psychobiology of social pain: Evidence for a neurocognitive overlap with physical pain and welfare implications for social animals with special attention to the domestic dog (Canis familiaris)” https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0031938416305583

[1] https://www.nytimes.com/2018/04/16/science/friendship-brain-health.html?hp&action=click&pgtype=Homepage&clickSource=story-heading&module=second-column-region&region=top-news&WT.nav=top-news

[1] New Scientist December 16, 2014

[1] “Dentists can smell your fear – and it may put your teeth at risk” New Scientist May 25, 2018 https://www.newscientist.com/article/2170073-dentists-can-smell-your-fear-and-it-may-put-your-teeth-at-risk/?intcmp=NLC%7CNSNS%7C2018-0529-GLOBAL-NSDAY&utm_medium=NLC&utm_source=NSNS&utm_campaign=NSDAY

[1] https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2018/03/180308143212.htm

 

[1] Randomized Controlled Trial Examining the Ripple Effect of a Nationally Available Weight Management Program on Untreated Spouses http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/oby.22098/full

 

[1] https://www.ted.com/talks/ tanfo_waldinger_what_makes_a_good_life_lessons_from_the_longest_study_on_happiness

[1] “Money Priming Can Change People’s Thoughts, Feelings, Motivations, and Behaviors: An Update on 10 Years of Experiments” Kathleen D. Vohs

Journal of Experimental Psychology: General © 2015 American Psychological Association

2015, Vol. 144, No. 4, e86–e93

[1] https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0747563214003227

[1] “Neoliberalism is creating loneliness. That’s what’s wrenching society apart” by George Monbiot https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2016/oct/12/neoliberalism-creating-loneliness-wrenching-society-apart?CMP=share_btn_tw

[1] see also:  2016 essay in the New York Times “How social isolation is killing us”

[1] “Egalitarian Behavior and Reverse Dominance Hierarchy” by Christoper Boehm

Current Anthropology Volume 34, Number 3, June 1993

[1] “Egalitarian Behavior and Reverse Dominance Hierarchy” by Christoper Boehm

Current Anthropology Volume 34, Number 3, June 1993

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Artivism

[1] More at Culture2 Inc: http://www.culture2inc.com/who-we-are/

[1] “The Arc of History Bends a Knee Toward Kaepernick” Politico May 27, 2018 https://www.politico.com/magazine/story/2018/05/27/nfl-national-anthem-protest-colin-kaepernick-trump-administration-218546

[1] “Trees may have a ‘heartbeat’ that is so slow we never noticed it” New Scientist, April 20, 2018 https://www.newscientist.com/article/2167003-trees-may-have-a-heartbeat-that-is-so-slow-we-never-noticed-it/

[1] http://www.colorado.edu/today/2017/02/01/cant-get-sleep-wilderness-weekend-can-help

[1] “Hey Boss, You Don’t Want Your Employees to Meditate” NYT June 14, 2018

https://www.nytimes.com/2018/06/14/opinion/sunday/meditation-productivity-work-mindfulness.html?action=click&pgtype=Homepage&clickSource=story-heading&module=opinion-c-col-left-region&region=opinion-c-col-left-region&WT.nav=opinion-c-col-left-region

[1] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oGab38pKscw

https://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/12/15/psychology-materialism_n_4425982.html

http://www.apa.org/monitor/jun04/discontents.aspx

http://www.apa.org/pubs/books/4317024.aspx

 

[1] Sapolsky p 132

[1] Low-Effort Thought Promotes Political Conservatism

http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/10.1177/0146167212439213

[1] For a complete review of the stress research, see Robert Sapolsky “Why Zebras Don’t Get Ulcers” and his audio series “Stress and the Body” by The Great Courses

[1] Sapolsky, Robert Why Zebras Don’t Get Ulcers

[1] New Scientist 25 January 2017

 

https://www.newscientist.com/article/mg23331100-500-a-meaning-to-life-how-a-sense-of-purpose-can-keep-you-healthy/

 

[1] See also the 2013 study led by Barbara Frederickson “A functional genomic perspective on human well-being.” Hedonic (pleasure-seeking) orientations associated with increased expression of pro-inflammatory genes. Eudaimonic (meaning-seeking) orientations associated with decreased expression of pro-inflammatory genes. http://www.pnas.org/content/110/33/13684.abstract

 

[1] See June Gruber, Happiness and Wellbeing: http://www.happinessandwellbeing.org/june-gruber/

[1] https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2015/05/11/overkill-atul-gawande

[1] http://science.sciencemag.org/content/196/4286/129

[1] Annals of Family Medicine The Biopsychosocial Model 25 Years Later: Principles, Practice, and Scientific Inquiry

http://www.annfammed.org/content/2/6/576.full?sid=5069ecb4-d2df-4847-a9a6-a3c1aee9073e

[1] https://www.cabi.org/cabreviews/FullTextPDF/2017/20173134856.pdf

[1] “Why Aren’t We Spending More on Public Health?” NYT May 28, 2018

https://www.nytimes.com/2018/05/28/upshot/it-saves-lives-it-can-save-money-so-why-arent-we-spending-more-on-public-health.html?hpw&rref=upshot&action=click&pgtype=Homepage&module=well-region&region=bottom-well&WT.nav=bottom-well

 

[1]  “Cooperation and the evolution of hunter-gatherer storytelling” Nature Communications, December 2017,

https://www.nature.com/articles/s41467-017-02036-8

[1] “Rethinking stress: The role of mindsets in determining the stress response.” Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, Vol 104(4), Apr 2013, 716-733

http://psycnet.apa.org/doiLanding?doi=10.1037%2Fa0031201

[1] “Combating ageism may help prevent Alzheimer’s disease.” Medscape Medical News, Megan Brooks, December 14, 2015 https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/855924

 

[1] https://www.nytimes.com/2018/02/12/upshot/heart-stents-are-useless-for-most-stable-patients-theyre-still-widely-used.html?hp&action=click&pgtype=Homepage&clickSource=story-heading&module=second-column-region&region=top-news&WT.nav=top-news

[1] https://www.nytimes.com/2018/02/22/well/move/how-our-beliefs-can-shape-our-waistlines.html?module=WatchingPortal&region=c-column-middle-span-region&pgType=Homepage&action=click&mediaId=thumb_square&state=standard&contentPlacement=5&version=internal&contentCollection=www.nytimes.com&contentId=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.nytimes.com%2F2018%2F02%2F22%2Fwell%2Fmove%2Fhow-our-beliefs-can-shape-our-waistlines.html&eventName=Watching-article-click

[1] Health Psychol. 2017 Nov;36(11):1017-1025. doi: 10.1037/hea0000531. Epub 2017 Jul 20.

Perceived physical activity and mortality: Evidence from three nationally representative U.S. samples. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28726475

[1] the book, “Myth Gap”