Spokes 4: Table of Contents

Spokes 4: The Ecology of Humans Table of Contents498 pages {Notes}

The Ecology of Humans (title page)

Human Biology
Microbiome
   Infant Exposure
   Microbiome continued 1
   Sex and the Microbiome
   Microbiome continued 2
Malady
     Malaria
   Malady continued
     Triclosan
Self-Defense
  Blood
  Microbes in the Mix
  The Immune System
   Cells
   Innate Immunity
     Staph Infection
     Epithelial Tissues
    Endothermy
    Mast Cells
    Inflammation
    Complements
    Phagocytes
    Phagocytosis
    Neutrophils
    Natural Killer Cells
    Eosinophils
   Innate Immunity continued
   Acquired Immunity
    Somatic Hypermutation
    Clearinghouses
    Adaptive Lymphcytes
     T Cells
     Thymus
     B Cells
     Antibodies
     B & T Cells continued
     Dendritic Cells
     Major Histocompatibility Complex
     Viral Infection
     Pathogen Alert
     Self-Tolerance
     Mitosis
     Fetal Development
    Vaccines
     Fighting for Survival
Homeostasis
Physiognomy
Synopsis

Intelligence Physiology
History
    Galen
   Intelligence Physiology continued
    Rene Descartes
The Senses
  Smell & Taste
   Taste
    The Senses of Taste
   Smell
    Human Olfaction
    Vibration versus Shape
    Body Odor
     Deodorant
    Pheromones
    Smell continued
  Sight
   The Human Eye
    Retinal Reception
   Sight continued
   Vision Processing
    Light & Color
    Physical Defect Compensation
    Image Fabrication
    Flying
   Eye Signals
   Circadian Rhythm
     Biorhythms
   Circadian Rhythm continued
    Cryptochrome
     Coral Rhythm
   Evolution of Sight
     Lookout from the Dung
    Evolution of Sight continued 1
     Simple Eyes
    Spider Eyes
     Jumping Spiders
    Evolution of Sight continued 2
     Box Jellyfish
    Evolution of Sight continued 3
     Monkey Vision
    Evolution of Sight continued 4
     Mantis Shrimp Vision
    Evolution of Sight continued 5
    Echolocation
     Narwhals
     Daniel Kish
  Hearing
    Sound
    Range
    Ears
     Katydids
     Humans
   Audition
     By the Whiskers
    Audition continued
     Mole Cricket Audition
   Language Sounds
     Human Speech
  Touch
   Skin
     Botox
   Skin and Mind-Brain
   The Sense of Touch
    Wet
   Touch continued
     New Guinea Tribes
   Sensing Self
  Synesthesia
    Research History
The Nervous System
  Neurons
The Energy System
  Chakras
  Acupuncture
   History
   Treatment
    Allergies
  Extradimensional Communication
   The Feeling of Being Watched
   Animal Tales
     The Cat and the HMS Coventry
     The Ship Cook’s Cat
     N’kisi
     Termite Mounds
The Intelligence System
  The Brain
     The 10% Myth
   Anatomy
    Cerebrum
    Thalamus
    Cerebellum
    Brainstem
    Gray & White Matter
    Hemispheres
    Lobes
   Localization
    Phrenology
    Localization continued
    Lobotomy
   Plasticity
     Strokes
   Memory
   Evolution
   Executive System
   Glia
    Evolutionary Perspective
    Brain Malady
     Down’s Syndrome
    Development
    Glia Cell Types
     Oligodendrocytes
     Microglia
     Astrocytes
     Glia Activity
    Calcium Waves
     Astrocytes continued
   Regulation
    The Endocrine System
     Hypothalamus
     Pituitary
     Thyroid
     Other Endocrine System Glands
   Muscle Memory
     Basal Ganglia
    Muscle Memory continued
  The Brain Through Life
   Into the World
   Infancy into Childhood
     Imprinting
   The Brain Through Life continued
   Adolescence
    Amygdala
   Adulthood
    Emotions
   The Aging Brain
  The Brain By Gender
  Brain Baths & Droughts
   Oxytocin
   Psychoactive Substances
  Patterns
  Meditation & the Brain
   Insula
    The Pain of Altruism
   Claustrum
  Brain Damage
Synopsis

Health
Nutrition Physiology
   Biochemistry
     Eggs & Cholesterol
  Digestion
   Stomach
   Small Intestine
   Digestion continued
   Gut Flora
   The Liver
  Completing Digestion
  The Gut Brain
  The Fat System
   Brown and White Fat
  Autophagy
  Fasting
  Constitution
Diet
  The Descent of Diet
   Phytonutrients
    Antioxidants
    Lycopene
   Diet continued
Vitamins & Minerals
  Vitamins
   A
   B
    B1
    B2
    B3
    B5
    B6
    B7
    B8
    B9
    B10
    B12
    Choline
   C
   D
   E
   K
  Minerals
   Calcium
   Copper
   Iodine
   Iron
   Magnesium
   Manganese
   Phosphorus
   Potassium
   Selenium
   Sodium
   Zinc
Foods
  Sugar
   History
   Health Implications
  Fruit
   Açaí
   Apple
   Apricot
   Avocado
   Banana
   Blueberry
   Cherry
   Citrus
   Date
   Fig
   Grapes
   Olive
   Peach
   Plums
   Raspberry
   Strawberry
  Seeds
    Complete & Complementary Proteins
   Alfalfa
   Almond
   Barley
   Chocolate
   Corn
   Millet
   Oat
   Peanut
   Quinoa
   Rice
   Rye
   Soy
   Wheat
    Gluten
     Wheat Meat
  Vegetables
   Artichoke
   Asparagus
   Beet
   Bell Pepper
   Broccoli
   Cabbage
   Carrot
   Cauliflower
   Garlic
   Kale
   Lettuce
   Onion
   Potato
   Radish
   Seaweed
   Spinach
   Tomato
  Mushrooms
  Seafood
   Methylmercury
   Farmed Fish
  Meat
   Beef
   Liver
   Chicken
    Fried Chicken
    Eggs
  Dairy
   Ghee
  Spices
   Salt
   Pepper
   Chili Pepper
   Ginger
   Curry Powder
   Tumeric
   Parsley
   Cumin
   Caraway
   Coriander
   Cinnamin
   Cardamom
   Anise
   Star Anise
   Fennel
    Absinthe
   Wormwood
   Licorice
   Fenugreek
   Mint
   Oregano / Majoram
   Sage
   Mustard
   Nutmeg & Mace
   Clove
   Poppy Seed
   Saffron
   Vanilla
Dietary Philosophy & Practice
   The Morality of Diet
  Selection
   Vegetable Preparation
   Protein
   Fats
   Cleanliness and Contamination
   Conventional versus Organic
   Genetically Modified Foods
     Snubbed By Cows
     Not Good Enough For Geese
    Supplements
  Fad Diets
    Raw Food Diet
  Quantity
   Overeating
     Body Mass Index (BMI)
    Obesity
Health Care
  Exercise
   Physical Exercise
   Mental Exercise
   Stress
  Massage
  Sleep
   Insomnia
  Meditation
Psychoactive Substances
  Caffeine
     Kopi Luwak
  Tobacco
   History
   Cigarette Contents
   Health Effects
    Passive Damage
   E-cigarettes
  Cannabis
  Alcohol
  Opiates
   History
  Hallucinogens
   Dissociatives
    Ibogaine
   Deleriants
   Psychedelics
    LSD
    Psilocybin
Synopsis

Conclusion

Glossary
People
Index