Bibliography Topics

Starter bibliographies about science topics and connections that can impact your life. The bibliographies are updated annually.

Topics:

Alcohol: drinking–how much is too much? (2020)

Arabidopsis: model organism in Biology (2020)

Authoritarianism and corruption (2020)

Autism: what is it linked to? (updated February 2021)

Autoimmune diseases–prevention and control (updated March 2021)

Aversions (coming soon)

Bacteriophages: basic science and applications (2020)

Brown adipose tissue/brown fat (2021)

Childhood obesity and parents’ influence (updated March 2021)

Climate change and human behavior (2020)

Climate change and human migration (2021)

Corruption and power: the connection (2020)

Crowds: behavior, social change, movement, collective action, social media, context, identity (2020)

Diels-Alder reaction: a mainstay of organic chemistry (2021)

Drinking alcohol: how much is too much? (2020)

Electric vehicles: benefits, technology, obstacles (2020)

E-mail and work: enhancing productivity or source of stress? (2021)

Escherichia coli (coming soon)

Extreme weather and climate change: the connections and impacts (2020)

Face masks/face shields: are they effective in preventing transmission of COVID-19 and other infectious diseases? (updated August 2020)

Facial recognition: technology and privacy (2020)

False information: how and why does it spread online? (2020)

Fear — impacts on decision-making and behavior (2020)

Generalized Anxiety Disorder–a sign of the times? (updated January 2021)

Gun ownership and violence (updated 2020)

Integrity and honesty: do they really matter? (2020)

Kindness: the benefits (2020)

Microbiome/microbiota: influences on disease and behavior (updated 2020)

Nuclear power and climate change (updated 2020)

Offshore drilling: environmental effects (updated August 2020)

Online extremism: the dangers and the psychology (2021)

Opioids, addiction, and overdose (updated March 2021)

Pandemics–history, control, and prevention (2020)

Perceived enjoyment (coming soon)

Postmenopausal bone health and nutrition (2019)

Racism, prejudice, and discrimination: the psychological origins (updated 2020)

Sea level rise and climate change (updated January 2021)

Sleep: importance and impacts–physical and mental health (2020)

Solar-powered water harvesting and purification (2019)

Stress: physiological and psychological (coming soon)

Stress: the effects brought on by pandemic diseases (2020)

Symmetry breaking and Biology (updated June 2021)

Viruses: can they be beneficial? (2021)

Water, drought, and climate change (updated June 2021)

Water, drought, and the western United States (2021)

Wind energy (coming soon)

Xenopus (coming soon)

Questions or comments; suggestions for a topic?  Please let me know (engelk@grinnell.edu).