Human Life

Human Life

Big Questions

As we accelerate our ability to hack the laws of natural selection, where is this leading us, and where do we want and/or should go?

Sapiens by Yuval Noah Harari

Big Picture

Big Picture / Human Life

Stages in the Development of Human Life on Earth

  • Human Evolution: Augmyntia (fiction by sp)
  • Human Heredity
    • Heredity in Humans
    • The nature and origin of human races
      • Aspects of racial diversity
      • Measures of race
      • The races of mankind

Walk a mile in my shoes.

The Last White Man: A Novel by Mohsin Hamid

Health & Disease

Human Behavior and Experience

What’s Your Pronoun? Beyond He and She by Dennis Baron

Where am I going to be free to be who I am?

  • Human Nature & Experience
    • Factors working for/against human behavior and experience
    • Stages in the development of human behavior
      • General aspects
      • Prenatal growth and development
      • Birth
      • Infancy (the first 18 months)
      • Early childhood and childhood (1 to 12 years)
      • ADOLESCENCE (puberty to adulthood)
      • Young adulthood & maturity: Your Turn by Julie Lythcott-Haims
      • Old-age and death
  • Attention, Sensation, Perception
  • Internal states affecting behavior and conscious experience
  • Capacities and Inclinations
  • Learning and Thinking
  • Personality and the Self
    • Definitions of personality
    • Measurement of personality
    • Personality functioning and adjustment
    • Mental disorders

Life on Delay: Making Peace with a Stutter by John Hendrickson
Forgetting: The Benefits of Not Remembering by Scott A. Small