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ADHDWhat Everyone Needs to Know®

ADHD: What Everyone Needs to Know®  

Stephen P. Hinshaw and Katherine Ellison

Published in Print: 
26 November 2015
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
eISBN: 
9780197569122
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780190223809.001.0001
Format: 
book
ISBN: 
9780190223809
Rates of diagnosis of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are skyrocketing, throughout America and the rest of the world. U.S. rates of youth diagnosis have increased 40% from ... More
Alzheimer's Disease and DementiaWhat Everyone Needs to Know®

Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia: What Everyone Needs to Know®  

Steven R. Sabat

Published in Print: 
26 April 2018
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
eISBN: 
9780197569313
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780190603106.001.0001
Format: 
book
ISBN: 
9780190603106
Alzheimer’s is swiftly on the rise: it is estimated that every 67 seconds, someone develops the disease. For many, the words ‘Alzheimer’s disease’ or ‘dementia’ immediately denote severe ... More
The AmazonWhat Everyone Needs to Know®

The Amazon: What Everyone Needs to Know®  

Mark J. Plotkin

Published in Print: 
23 June 2020
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
eISBN: 
9780197569511
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780190668297.001.0001
Format: 
book
ISBN: 
9780190668297
The Amazon is a land of superlatives. The complex ecosystem covers an area about the size of the continental U.S. The Amazon River discharges 57 million gallons of water per second--in two ... More
Animal RightsWhat Everyone Needs to Know®

Animal Rights: What Everyone Needs to Know®  

Paul Waldau

Published in Print: 
10 February 2011
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
eISBN: 
9780197569986
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780199739974.001.0001
Format: 
book
ISBN: 
9780199739974
In this compelling volume in the What Everyone Needs to Know series, Paul Waldau expertly navigates the many heated debates surrounding the complex and controversial animal rights movement. ... More
AntarcticaWhat Everyone Needs to Know®

Antarctica: What Everyone Needs to Know®  

David Day

Published in Print: 
27 June 2019
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
eISBN: 
9780197569429
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780190641320.001.0001
Format: 
book
ISBN: 
9780190641320
Part of the What Everyone Needs to Know® series, David Day's book on Antarctica examines the most forbidding and formidably inaccessible continent on Earth. Antarctica was first discovered ... More
Artificial IntelligenceWhat Everyone Needs to Know®

Artificial Intelligence: What Everyone Needs to Know®  

Jerry Kaplan

Published in Print: 
24 November 2016
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
eISBN: 
9780197569306
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780190602383.001.0001
Format: 
book
ISBN: 
9780190602383
Over the coming decades, Artificial Intelligence will profoundly impact the way we live, work, wage war, play, seek a mate, educate our young, and care for our elderly. It is likely to ... More
The BrainWhat Everyone Needs To Know®

The Brain: What Everyone Needs To Know®  

Gary L. Wenk

Published in Print: 
20 April 2017
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
eISBN: 
9780197569320
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780190603403.001.0001
Format: 
book
ISBN: 
9780190603403
What is the principle purpose of a brain? A simple question, but the answer has taken millennia for us to begin to understand. So critical for our everyday existence, the brain still ... More
Children and Environmental ToxinsWhat Everyone Needs to Know®

Children and Environmental Toxins: What Everyone Needs to Know®  

Philip J. Landrigan and Mary M. Landrigan

Published in Print: 
26 April 2018
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
eISBN: 
9780197569498
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780190662646.001.0001
Format: 
book
ISBN: 
9780190662646
Over the past four decades, the prevalence of autism, asthma, ADHD, obesity, diabetes, and birth defects has increased substantially among children throughout the world. Not coincidentally, ... More
Climate ChangeWhat Everyone Needs to Know®

Climate Change: What Everyone Needs to Know®  

Joseph Romm

Published in Print: 
12 July 2018
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
eISBN: 
9780197569603
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780190866112.001.0001
Format: 
book
ISBN: 
9780190866112
This is, for my money, the best single-source primer on the state of climate change. (New York Magazine) “The right book at the right time: accessible, comprehensive, unflinching, humane.” ... More
Cybersecurity and CyberwarWhat Everyone Needs to Know®

Cybersecurity and Cyberwar: What Everyone Needs to Know®  

Peter W. Singer and Allan Friedman

Published in Print: 
23 January 2014
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
eISBN: 
9780197570081
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780199918096.001.0001
Format: 
book
ISBN: 
9780199918096
Dependence on computers has had a transformative effect on human society. Cybernetics is now woven into the core functions of virtually every basic institution, including our oldest ones. ... More
Eating DisordersWhat Everyone Needs to Know®

Eating Disorders: What Everyone Needs to Know®  

B. Timothy Walsh, Evelyn Attia, and Deborah R. Glasofer

Published in Print: 
08 September 2020
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
eISBN: 
9780197569757
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780190926595.001.0001
Format: 
book
ISBN: 
9780190926595
Eating disorders are potentially life-threatening psychiatric illnesses commonly accompanied by serious medical problems. They typically appear during adolescence or early adulthood, a time ... More
EclipsesWhat Everyone Needs to Know®

Eclipses: What Everyone Needs to Know®  

Frank Close

Published in Print: 
12 November 2019
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
eISBN: 
9780197569672
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780190902476.001.0001
Format: 
book
ISBN: 
9780190902476
Have you ever seen a total solar eclipse? If the question caused you to search your memory, the correct answer would have been “no.” A common response is: “Yes--I saw one, it was about 90% ... More
EnergyWhat Everyone Needs to Know®

Energy: What Everyone Needs to Know®  

José Goldemberg

Published in Print: 
04 October 2012
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
eISBN: 
9780197570050
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780199812905.001.0001
Format: 
book
ISBN: 
9780199812905
Without a doubt, the topic of energy--from coal, oil, and nuclear to geothermal, solar and wind--is one of the most pressing across the globe. It is of paramount importance to policy ... More
Environmental ProtectionWhat Everyone Needs to Know®

Environmental Protection: What Everyone Needs to Know®  

Pamela Hill

Published in Print: 
25 May 2017
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
eISBN: 
9780197569115
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780190223069.001.0001
Format: 
book
ISBN: 
9780190223069
In 1962, Rachel Carson’s Silent Spring sounded an alarm: the natural environment is being dangerously degraded because of human activity. Ever since, environmental protection has been a ... More
EvolutionWhat Everyone Needs to Know®

Evolution: What Everyone Needs to Know®  

Robin Dunbar

Published in Print: 
17 December 2020
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
eISBN: 
9780197569740
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780190922894.001.0001
Format: 
book
ISBN: 
9780190922894
Evolution is one of the most important processes in life. It not only explains the detailed history of life on earth, but its scope also extends into many aspects of our own contemporary ... More
Genomics and Personalized MedicineWhat Everyone Needs to Know®

Genomics and Personalized Medicine: What Everyone Needs to Know®  

Michael Snyder

Published in Print: 
31 March 2016
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
eISBN: 
9780197569153
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780190234775.001.0001
Format: 
book
ISBN: 
9780190234775
In 2001 the Human Genome Project succeeded in mapping the DNA of humans. This landmark accomplishment launched the field of genomics, the integrated study of all the genes in the human body ... More
HoardingWhat Everyone Needs to Know®

Hoarding: What Everyone Needs to Know®  

Gail Steketee and Christiana Bratiotis

Published in Print: 
25 November 2020
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
eISBN: 
9780197569818
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780190946395.001.0001
Format: 
book
ISBN: 
9780190946395
Hoarding disorder is the excessive saving of objects and difficulty parting with them to a point that interferes with one's ability to properly use rooms and furnishings in the home. ... More
HydrofrackingWhat Everyone Needs to Know®

Hydrofracking: What Everyone Needs to Know®  

Alex Prud'homme

Published in Print: 
12 December 2013
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
eISBN: 
9780197569863
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780199311262.001.0001
Format: 
book
ISBN: 
9780199311262
Constantly in the news and the subject of much public debate, fracking, as it is known for short, is one of the most promising yet controversial methods of extracting natural gas and oil. ... More
The Internet of ThingsWhat Everyone Needs to Know®

The Internet of Things: What Everyone Needs to Know®  

Scott J. Shackelford

Published in Print: 
29 August 2020
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
eISBN: 
9780197569801
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780190943813.001.0001
Format: 
book
ISBN: 
9780190943813
The Internet of Things (IoT) is the notion that nearly everything we use, from gym shorts to streetlights, will soon be connected to the Internet; the Internet of Everything (IoE) ... More
Invasive SpeciesWhat Everyone Needs to Know®

Invasive Species: What Everyone Needs to Know®  

Daniel Simberloff

Published in Print: 
10 October 2013
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
eISBN: 
9780197570098
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780199922017.001.0001
Format: 
book
ISBN: 
9780199922017
Invasive species come in all sizes, from plant pathogens like the chestnut blight in eastern North America, to the red imported fire ant that has spread throughout the South, the predatory ... More

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