Notable New Media

The following recently published books, articles, and studies speak in some way to important contemporary issues, if only to spotlight unfortunate problems within the popular media:

The Evolutionary Foundations of Dog Behavior: Raymond Coppinger and Mark Feinstein, How Dogs Work (University of Chicago Press 2015). 243 pp.

The Laws of Immunity: William Paul, Immunity (Johns Hopkins University Press 2015). 260 pp.

The Serengeti Rules: Sean B. Carroll, The Serengeti Rules: The Quest to Discover How Life Works and Why It Matters (Princeton University Press 2016). 263 pp.

Out of Southern East Asia: The Origin and Evolution of the Domestic Dog:  Miklosi, Adam. 2015. Dog behavior, evolution, and cognition (second edition). Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press; and Wang, G., W. Zhai, H. Yang, et al. 2015. Out of southern East Asia: the natural history of domestic dogs across the world. Cell Research 15 December 2015; doi:10.1038/cr.2015.147.

The Underappreciated Role of Physical Activity in the Battle Against Obesity–Part 3: Adults and the Relationship Between Physical Activity and Adiposity: Institute of Medicine. 2015. Physical activity: moving toward obesity solutions: workshop summary. Washington, D.C.: The National Academies Press.

The Underappreciated Role of Physical Activity in the Battle Against Obesity–Part 2: Children and the (Bidirectional?) Relationship Between Physical Activity and Adiposity: Institute of Medicine. 2015. Physical activity: moving toward obesity solutions: workshop summary. Washington, D.C.: The National Academies Press.

The Underappreciated Role of Physical Activity in the Battle Against Obesity: Institute of Medicine. 2015. Physical activity: moving toward obesity solutions: workshop summary. Washington, D.C.: The National Academies Press.

Nature, Nurture, and the Folly of “Holistic Interactionism“:  Steven Pinker, Language, Cognition, and Human Nature: Selected Articles (Oxford University Press 2015). 378 pp.

“Race” in 2015: Myth or Reality? (part 2): Daniel J. Fairbanks, Everyone is African: How Science Explodes the Myth of Race. (Prometheus Books 2015) 191 pp.

Mom, Dad, and the Epigenetics of Childhood Obesity: Institute of Medicine. 2015. Examining a developmental approach to childhood obesity: The fetal and early childhood years: Workshop summary.  Washingon, D.C.: The National Academies Press. 159 pp.

Undeniable Nye: Bill Nye, Undeniable: Evolution and the Science of Creation. (St. Martin’s 2014) 309 pp.

Fitness Folly: IDEA Fitness Journal, September 2015, p. 79.

Time to Rethink Omega-3s?: Fumagalli, M., et al. Greenlandic Inuit show genetic signatures of diet and climate adaptation.  Science (no. 6254): 1343-47.

“Race” in 2015: Myth or Reality?  Nicholas Wade, A Troublesome Inheritance: Genes, Race and Human History. (Penguin 2014) 278 pp.

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