Rebranding as both wise and mature because I became an auntie this month. What books should I buy him for Xmas?

The dark side of free will | Gregg Caruso | #TEDx talk | I cannot believe it's been seven years since I gave this TEDx talk! | #philosophy #Punishment #criminology @philosophy

3. Drayton: Nature's government: Science, imperialism and the “improvement” of the world
A great historical study which looks at the links between the field of , , and . Drayton argues that such science was intrinsically useful to colonial expansion, guiding the exploitation of exotic environments as well as making conquest seem necessary, legitimate, and beneficial.


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2. Weik von Mossner: Moving environments: Affect, Emotion, Ecology, and Film.
A collection of essays from a range of international scholars investigating how films portray human emotional relationships with the more-than-human world and how such films act upon their viewers’ emotions.


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Interested in learning more about the ? Here are three great books that will get you started with this emerging field:

1. Paige West: is Our Government Now: The Politics of Ecology in Papua New Guinea
A great read for those interested in . This book focuses on the Crater Mountain Wildlife Management Area, the site of a biodiversity conservation project in . West reveals how changing configurations of ideas, actions, and material relations would eventually drive project workers to unwittingly embody the role of government, and ultimately lead to the project's failure.


Watch @MedVetAcarology’s talk at Harvard Medical School earlier this month to find out more about how approaches that integrate & can improve outcomes and protection of .


NHS medical confidentiality and privacy 

@JamesBaker Indeed, and exactly the kind of private data company this research showed people are morally suspicious off, as this UK research by @_JAStockdale shows: and here (also from Stockdale) re similar threats in Canada:

If you're interested in , come to this free VIRTUAL talk I'll be chairing at 2pm GMT today to learn more about how conservation can improve health especially in the context of both and .

Sign up here:

Jessica Stockdale  
Forgot to mention that you can attend this FREE session I’ll be chairing tomorrow VIRTUALLY. For #SSRPWeek at #Sussexuni, @MedVetAcarology and Dr K...

Have just realised that #academics can use @ORCID_Org to
#verify themselves.

Just include your full mastodon link (like this: in the "Websites and Social Links" section in ORCID, then include link to your ORCID record in your Mastodon profile.

Hurray for distributed digital identities!


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We are a group #blog making interdisciplinary #research in #philosophy, #psychology, and #MentalHealth more widely accessible!

We have a new post every Tuesday, including brief summaries of recent papers, #NewBooks introduced by their authors or editors, #interviews with experts, and #conference reports.

Following my , I thought I’d share some of my recent work. Last week I presented some of my research at on in the as part of the 2022 Annual Meeting.

For a copy of my poster, and video presentation, see the very bottom of this page:
🔗 planetaryhealthannualmeeting.c

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