Gay Marriage

  1. https://www.psychologytoday.com/ca/blog/intimacy-path-toward-spirituality/201402/5-reasons-why-receiving-is-harder-giving

  2. https://www.theatlantic.com/business/archive/2014/03/why-youre-bad-at-giving-gifts/284592/

  3. https://www.oprah.com/spirit/martha-beck-why-its-harder-to-receive-than-to-give/all

  4. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/1556756

  5. https://www.npr.org/2018/02/12/584531641/when-did-marriage-become-so-hard

  6. http://www.usccb.org/issues-and-action/child-and-youth-protection/upload/The-Causes-and-Context-of-Sexual-Abuse-of-Minors-by-Catholic-Priests-in-the-United-States-1950-2010.pdf

  7. https://www.psychologytoday.com/ca/blog/crimes-violence/201005/priest-abuse-male-compared-female-victimization-impact

Human Extinction

Louis CK

Toxic Masculinity

Pets

Entrepreneurs

Popstars

Elon Musk

Sex Ed 

1.    http://www.advocatesforyouth.org/storage/advfy/documents/cse-myths-and-facts.pdf  

2.     https://www.pbs.org/newshour/health/spring-fever

3.    http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/10.1177/095646249500600104

4.    https://www.livescience.com/18661-14-common-condom-errors.html

5.    https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0010782497000693

6.    https://www.nato.int/cps/su/natohq/126169.htm

7.    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/NATO

8.    https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/0/what-is-nato-and-how-does-it-keep-europe-safe/

9    http://www.naftanow.org/

10.    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/North_American_Free_Trade_Agreement

 

Influencers

1.    http://science.sciencemag.org/content/360/6385/162.2

2.    http://www.newswhip.com/2018/03/top-influencers-instagram/

3    https://www.everydayhealth.com/columns/therese-borchard-sanity-break/why-highly-successful-

4.    http://content.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,2019628,00.html

5    http://www.businessinsider.com/psychology-of-success-why-billionaires-get-depressed-2014-9

6.    https://www.forbes.com/sites/alicegwalton/2015/01/26/why-the-super-successful-get-depressed/#337e9f863850

7.    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HffWFd_6bJ0

8.   http://www.plosone.org/article/info%3... 

9.   http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/...

10.   https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=2048614

11.     https://blogs.scientificamerican.com/beautiful-minds/the-neuroscience-of-social-influence/

12.     http://essay.utwente.nl/71094/1/Westenberg_MA_BMS.pdf

13.    https://medium.com/crobox/under-the-influence-the-power-of-social-media-influencers-5192571083c3

14.    https://search.proquest.com/openview/3c49af7b0951142b4b7feefe22183e00/1?pq-origsite=gscholar&cbl=18750&diss=y\

15.    https://books.google.ca/books?hl=en&lr=&id=OrvEj8LJOqUC&oi=fnd&pg=PP1&dq=social+media+influencers+neuroscience&ots=Gnyjwaw_8e&sig=3Mweit6NhNnyy41DA7nAcBYxbbs#v=onepage&q&f=false

Alcohol

1)    What Happens To Your Brain When You Get Black-Out Drunk?

2)    What Happened? Alcohol, Memory Blackouts, and the Brain

3)    Maybe Just Drunk Enough to Remember - The New York Times

4)    The biology behind alcohol-induced blackouts | The Source | Washington University in St. Louis

5)    Alcohol-Induced blackouts may be genetic | The Source | Washington University in St. Louis

6)    New Studies Shed Much-Needed Light on Alcohol-Induced Memory Blackouts - Where Families Find Answers on Substance Use | Partnership for Drug-Free Kids

7)    I blacked out while drinking. Have I done permanent damage to my brain? - The Globe and Mail

8)    BBC - Future - Why do only some people get blackout drunk?

9)    Alcohol-induced blackouts and maternal family history of problematic alcohol use - ScienceDirect

10)    Alcohol-Induced Amnesia and Personalized Drinking Feedback: Blackouts Predict Intervention Response - ScienceDirect

11)    https://www.medicaldaily.com/heres-why-you-vomit-after-drinking-alcohol-and-how-feel-better-after-getting-417916

12)    https://www.netdoctor.co.uk/healthy-living/wellbeing/a28261/alcohol-throw-up-vomit/

13)    https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/215627.php

14)    https://www.medicaldaily.com/heres-why-you-vomit-after-drinking-alcohol-and-how-feel-better-after-getting-417916

 

15)    https://tonic.vice.com/en_us/article/a3zv5p/how-bad-is-it-to-make-yourself-puke-after-a-night-of-drinking

14)    http://www.wired.co.uk/article/why-hungry-when-drinking-alcohol

15)    https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3484320/

16)    http://www.health.com/nutrition/what-to-eat-before-drinking#alcohol-salt

17)    https://www.nytimes.com/2018/02/02/well/hangover-drinking-alcohol-aging.html  

18)    https://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/health-and-families/hangovers-worse-age-why-drinking-alcohol-recovery-body-fat-composition-liver-enzymes-a8196781.html

19)    https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2016/11/161117151059.htm

20)    http://www.aslipofthelip.com/what-happens-to-your-voice-when-youre-drunk/

21) https://www.researchgate.net/publication/281701469_Effect_of_alcohol_on_suprasegmental_features_of_voice

Polyamory 

https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fevo.2017.00119/full

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5609545/

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5380380/

http://journals.sagepub.com/eprint/zAZKfVDZpIytdhZzXJyX/full

https://www.advocate.com/current-issue/2016/1/08/polyamory-numbers

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5436896/

https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/19419899.2011.631571

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2906147/

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5436896/

http://journals.sagepub.com/eprint/zAZkfVDZplytdhZzXJyX/full

http://science.sciencemag.org/content/348/6232/333

http://science.sciencemag.org/content/339/6117/267.summary?sid=7ac2d389-f87f-4dd4-b373-48c8dafc832c

http://www.sciencemag.org/news/2015/04/how-dogs-stole-our-hearts

http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0094597

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/next/nature/dogs-hear-it-in-your-voice/

http://rsbl.royalsocietypublishing.org/content/10/1/20130926.short

https://www.cell.com/current-biology/fulltext/S0960-9822(14)00123-7

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-dogs-emotions/dogs-can-read-human-emotions-idUSKCN0VP1DH

http://science.sciencemag.org/content/339/6117/267.summary?sid=7ac2d389-f87f-4dd4-b373-48c8dafc832c

http://science.sciencemag.org/content/348/6232/333

Death

1)       What's The Absolute Worst Way To Die, According To Science?

 http://www.iflscience.com/health-and-medicine/whats-the-absolute-worst-way-to-die-according-to-science/all/

2)       https://www.theguardian.com/notesandqueries/query/0,5753,-8010,00.html?gusrc=gpd

3)      How did crucifixion kill?

 https://www.theguardian.com/science/2004/apr/08/thisweekssciencequestions

4)     A Study of the Impact of Thirteen Celebrity Suicides on Subsequent Suicide Rates in South Korea from 2005 to 2009

http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0053870

5)     How the media covers celebrity suicides can have life-or-death consequences

https://www.vox.com/first-person/2018/5/5/17319632/anthony-bourdain-kate-spade-cause-of-death-suicide-celebrities-reporting

6)     Human body preservation – old and new techniques

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3931544/

7)     Effectiveness, Adaptation, and Health Risks of Embalming Fluids: Just what is the Solution?

https://www.fasebj.org/doi/abs/10.1096/fasebj.26.1_supplement.340.3

8)      Viewing the body after bereavement due to a traumatic death: qualitative study in the UK

https://www.bmj.com/content/340/bmj.c2032

9)      Funeral Rituals and the Facilitation of Grief Work

http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/10.2190/VDHT-MFRC-LY7L-EMN7

10)     HINDU FUNERAL CUSTOMS

http://www.dummies.com/relationships/grief/hindu-funeral-customs

11)     Are Sky Burials the Future of Tourism?

https://www.inverse.com/article/11155-are-sky-burials-the-future-of-tourism

12)     Why Are Old People Less Scared of Dying?

http://time.com/4217039/why-are-old-people-less-scared-of-dying/

13)      Death and the Oldest Old: Attitudes and Preferences for End-of-Life Care - Qualitative Research w  ithin a Population-Based Cohort Study

http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=info:doi/10.1371/journal.pone.0150686

14)    Age-Related Differences in Responses to Thoughts of One’s Own Death: Mortality Salience and Judgments of Moral Transgressions

 https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2396593/

15)   How to Be Eco-Friendly When You're Dead

https://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2014/10/how-to-be-eco-friendly-when-youre-dead/382120/

Video Games

1)     The Last of Us changed my life

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3sJA-C1yrtk

2)      Gaming well: links between videogames and flourishing mental health

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3978245/

3)      Story Immersion of Videogames for Youth Health Promotion: A Review of Literature

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3833363/

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28391798

4)      Negative impacts of video games mentioned in the intro of

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5700711/

5)      Video game play and anxiety during late adolescence: The moderating effects of gender and social context.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28992585

6)       Publication bias and aggression tests

https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1359178907000055

7)        Video games and Aggression

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29535447

8)        Family factors in adolescent problematic Internet gaming: A systematic review

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5700711/

 

Therapy

1)     Client Preferences for Therapist Gender

https://www.researchgate.net/publication/232989249_Client_Preferences_for_Therapist_Gender

2)     Women’s Preference of Therapist Based on Sex of Therapist and Presenting Problem: An Analogue Study

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3933186/

3)     Need Therapy? A Good Man Is Hard to Find

https://www.nytimes.com/2011/05/22/health/22therapists.html?_r=1&hp

4)     Psychologists' Clinical Evaluations and Attitudes: An Examination of the Influence of Gender and Sexual Orientation.

http://psycnet.apa.org/record/2005-01101-014

5)     Therapist's Gender and Gender Roles: Impact on Attitudes toward Clients in Substance Abuse Treatment

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4008091/

6)     Checking Facts and Falsehoods About Gun Violence and Mental Illness After Parkland Shooting

https://www.nytimes.com/2018/02/16/us/politics/fact-check-parkland-gun-violence-mental-illness.html

7)     Is There a Link between Creativity and Mental Illness?

http://bigthink.com/philip-perry/is-there-a-link-between-creativity-and-mental-illness

8)     The Problem of Genius. By W. Lange-Eichbaum. Translated by Eden and Cedar Paul. London: Kegan Paul, 1931. Crown 8vo. Pp. xix + 187. 8s. 6d. net.

https://www.cambridge.org/core/journals/journal-of-mental-science/article/the-problem-of-genius-by-w-langeeichbaum-translated-by-eden-and-cedar-paul-london-kegan-paul-1931-crown-8vo-pp-xix-187-8s-6d-net/8D2115FFAFA0351FEDA0411E7EB262E0

9)     Creativity and mental disorder: family study of 300,000 people with severe mental disorder.

https://pdfs.semanticscholar.org/87c7/d6e088da8188171eacd6bc8ff161d09d9b37.pdf

10)     Mental illness, suicide and creativity: 40-year prospective total population study.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23063328

Comedy

1)      THE ROLE OF SUBVOCALIZATION IN AUDITORY IMAGERY

https://people.ucsc.edu/~mlwilson/publications/SWR_Neuropsychologia.pdf

2)     Auditory Hallucinations and Subvocal Speech in Schizophrenic Patients

http://www.kinsbournelab.org/uploads/1/4/3/1/14315208/bick__kinsbourne_1987._auditory_hallucinations_and_subvocal_speech_in_schizophrenic_patients.pdf

3)     The Golden Globes has a troubling history of deciding what counts as a comedy or a drama

https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/golden-globes-try-define-comedy-884940

http://www.thisisinsider.com/golden-globes-2018-why-is-get-out-a-comedy-category-fraud-2017-12

4)     Ha!: The Science of When We Laugh and Why

https://www.amazon.com/Ha-Science-When-Laugh-Why/dp/0465031706

All-Inclusive Vacation

1.     Sagging Skin Overview

https://health.howstuffworks.com/skin-care/problems/beauty/sagging-skin4.htm

2.     Skin anti-aging strategies

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3583892/

3.     How aging impacts skin biomechanics: a multiscale study in mice

https://www.nature.com/articles/s41598-017-13150-4

4.     The rise and inevitable fall of Vitamin D

https://sciencebasedmedicine.org/the-rise-and-inevitable-fall-of-vitamin-d/

5.     Is vitamin D really a cure-all – and how should we get our fix?

https://www.theguardian.com/science/2018/mar/09/is-vitamin-d-really-a-cure-all-and-how-should-we-get-our-fix

6.     Your vitamin D tests and supplements are probably a waste of money

https://www.vox.com/science-and-health/2017/6/20/15838152/vitamin-d-deficiency-foods-symptoms

7.     Peer Pressure Lasts Only Three Days, Study Says

http://time.com/123272/peer-pressure-three-days-study/\

8.     Peer pressure? It's hardwired into our brains, study finds

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/09/110906164312.htm

9.     Speaking of Psychology: The good and bad of peer pressure

http://www.apa.org/research/action/speaking-of-psychology/peer-pressure.aspx

10.     HAITI TOURISM: HOW THIS BEAUTIFUL CARIBBEAN COUNTRY AIMS TO ATTRACT MORE TRAVELLERS

https://www.independent.co.uk/travel/americas/haiti-tourism-travel-best-bits-facts-attractions-gain-more-travellers-a7723706.html

11.     UNWTO World Tourism Barometer

http://cf.cdn.unwto.org/sites/all/files/pdf/unwto_barom17_03_june_excerpt_1.pdf

12.     Te perceived impacts of all-inclusive package holidays on host destinations

https://www.tourismconcern.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2015/02/The-perceived-impacts-of-all-inclusives-%E2%80%93-survey-results.pdf

13.     How can I take an ethical vacation and still have a good time?

http://www.slate.com/articles/life/my_goodness/2009/12/last_resorts.html

14.     Chicago Named Top Travel Destination For Closeted Gay Men

https://www.huffingtonpost.ca/entry/closet-gay-man-travel_n_5761600

Reality TV

1.     Hidden addiction: Television

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4114517/

2.     THE HISTORY OF THE BBC: THE FIRST TV ERA

http://www.teletronic.co.uk/tvera.htm

3.     Time Slows Down during Accidents

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3384265/

4.     Implicit stereotype

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Implicit_stereotype

5.     Reality television

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Reality_television

6.     The Reality Principle

https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2011/05/09/the-reality-principle

7.     The Surprising Origins of Reality TV

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/made-by-history/wp/2017/11/08/the-surprising-origins-of-reality-tv/?utm_term=.702a1e57418e

8.     Candid Camera

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Candid_Camera

9.     Showrunners for New TV Season Remain Mostly White and Male

http://variety.com/2016/tv/features/diversity-television-white-male-showrunners-stats-fox-nbc-abc-cbs-cw-study-1201789639/

10.     LGBT characters on U.S. TV at record highs

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-television-lgbt/lgbt-characters-on-u-s-tv-at-record-highs-idUSKBN1D91Z2

11.     Hollywood Diversity Shows Some Gains, but Falls Short in Most Areas (Study)

http://variety.com/2018/film/news/hollywood-diversity-falls-short-ucla-report-1202711370/

12.     You might see more women and minorities on TV, but Hollywood has a ways to go when it comes to diversity, report says

http://www.latimes.com/entertainment/la-et-cam-ucla-hollywood-diversity-report-20170220-story.html

13.     All the TV character deaths of 2015-'16, in one chart

https://www.vox.com/a/tv-deaths-lgbt-diversity

14.     ‘Anyone Can Die?’ TV’s Recent Death Toll Says Otherwise

http://variety.com/2016/tv/opinion/tv-deaths-walking-dead-the-100-arrow-1201751968/

Marijuana 

1.     Cannabis and anxiety: a critical review of the evidence

https://pdfs.semanticscholar.org/e989/16be4ddf537b959a8c2f897879c08d7ff197.pdf

2.     Why Some People Can't Handle Their Weed

https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/ypa5ny/why-some-people-cant-handle-their-weed

3.    How Marijuana Relieves (Or Exacerbates) Anxiety

 http://www.medicaldaily.com/how-marijuana-relieves-or-exacerbates-anxiety-270717

4.     Following marijuana legalization in Colorado

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/wonk/wp/2017/12/11/following-marijuana-legalization-teen-drug-use-is-down-in-colorado/?utm_term=.47ad68baa399

5.     Rapid Changes in CB1 Receptor Availability in Cannabis Dependent Males after Abstinence from Cannabis

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26858993

6.     Sex-Dependent Effects of Cannabis and Cannabinoids: A Translational Perspective

https://www.nature.com/articles/npp2017140

7.      Pharmacology of Marijuana

https://www.omicsonline.org/open-access/pharmacology-of-marijuana-2155-6105-S11-012.php?aid=84733

8.     Reintoxication: the release of fat-stored Δ9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) into blood is enhanced by food deprivation or ACTH exposure

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2782342/

9.      Body fat and its affect on intoxication

http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20120424/ISLAND05/704249958

10.     Delaying marijuana smoking to age 17 cuts risks to teens' brains, new study suggests

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/01/170125214606.htm

11.     Why Canada banned pot (science had nothing to do with it)

https://www.thestar.com/news/canada/2013/12/01/why_canada_banned_pot_science_had_nothing_to_do_with_it.html

12.     Marijuana was criminalized in 1923, but why?

http://www.cbc.ca/news/health/marijuana-was-criminalized-in-1923-but-why-1.2630436

13.     Marijuana was criminalized in 1923, but why?

https://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/marijuana-legalization-in-canada/

14.      Biological Basis for Creativity

https://books.google.ca/books?hl=en&lr=&id=d1KTEQpQ6vsC&oi=fnd&pg=PA137&dq=marijuana+creativity+study&ots=FtY30irnv0&sig=CEr6DH0w3PRvnBHlV-N7dTsusiY#v=onepage&q=marijuana%20creativity%20study&f=false

15.     Effects of Marijuana Use on Divergent Thinking

http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1207/S15326934CRJ1334_18

16.     New Study Reveals How Cannabis Interferes With The Development Of Brain Connections

http://www.iflscience.com/brain/new-study-reveals-cannabis-interferes-development-brain-connections/

17.     Toronto marijuana arrests reveal ‘startling’ racial divide

https://www.thestar.com/news/insight/2017/07/06/toronto-marijuana-arrests-reveal-startling-racial-divide.html

18.     Marijuana arrest in charts

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/wonk/wp/2013/06/04/the-blackwhite-marijuana-arrest-gap-in-nine-charts/?utm_term=.f0979c272799

19.    What's It Like Being Black in the White-Dominated Weed Industry

http://www.complex.com/life/2017/04/what-its-like-being-black-in-the-marijuana-business