Recommended Reading: Living in Captivity

Animal Madness: How Anxious Dogs, Compulsive Parrots, and Elephants in Recovery Help Us Understand Ourselves by Laurel Braitman

Attachment by John Bowlby

Big History: From the Big Bang to the Present – Cynthia Stokes Brown

Bowling Alone by Robert Putnam

Brain Bugs: How the Brain’s Flaws Shape Our Lives by Dean Buonomano

From Here to Eternity: Traveling the World to Find the Good Death by Caitlin Doughty

Future Shock by Alvin Toffler

How Did We Get Into This Mess? Politics, Equality, Nature by George Monbiot

Journey of the Universe by Brian Swimme and Mary Tucker

Last Child in the Woods by Richard Louv

Lost Connections: Uncovering the Real Causes of Depression and the Unexpected Solutions by Johann Hari

Mating in Captivity: Unlocking Erotic Intelligence by Esther Perel

Mismatch: The Lifestyle Diseases Timebomb by Peter Gluckman and ‎Mark Hanson

Move Your DNA by Katy Bowman

Other Ways of Growing Old by Pamela T. Amoss and Stevan Harrell

Our Babies, Ourselves: How Biology and Culture Shape the Way We Parent by Meredith Small

Salt Sugar Fat by Michael Moss

Sapiens: A brief history of humankind by Yuval Harari

Scattered: How Attention Deficit Disorder Originates and What You Can Do About It by Gabor Mate

Sex at Dawn: How We Mate, Why We Stray, and What It Means for Modern Relationships by Christopher Ryan and Cacilda Jetha

Supernormal Stimuli: How Primal Urges Overran Their Evolutionary Purpose by Deirdre Barrett

Technostress: The Human Cost Of The Computer Revolution by Craig Bros

The Blank Slate: The Modern Denial of Human Nature by Steven Pinker

The Empathic Civilization: The Race to Global Consciousness in a World in Crisis by Jeremy Rifkin

The Hidden Brain: How Our Unconscious Minds Elect Presidents, Control Markets, Wage Wars, and Save Our Lives by Shankar Vedantam

The Nature Fix: Why Nature Makes Us Happier, Healthier, and More Creative – Florence Williams

The Price of Privilege: How Parental Pressure and Material Advantage Are Creating a Generation of Disconnected and Unhappy Kids by Madeline Levine

The Social Conquest of Earth by E. O. Wilson

The Village Effect: How Face-to-Face Contact Can Make Us Healthier and Happier by Susan Pinker

The World Until Yesterday: What Can We Learn from Traditional Societies? by Jared Diamond

Tribe: On Homecoming and Belonging by Sebastian Junger

Why Zebras Don’t Get Ulcers  by Robert Sapolsky

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