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Ahmed, Nafeez Mosaddeq. 2010c. A User's Guide to the Crisis of Civilization and How to Save It. Pluto Press, London. [related article 1 by author]  [related article 2 by author]

Arbuthnott, Katherine D. and Brett Dolter. 2013. "Escalation of commitment to fossil fuels." Ecological Economics 89:7-13.

Barham, Bradford L., Jean-Paul Chavas, and Oliver T. Coomes. 1998. "Sunk Costs and the Natural Resource Extraction Sector: Analytical Models and Historical Examples of Hysteresis and Strategic Behavior in the Americas." Land Economics 74:429-448. [abstract]

BBC News (Poll). 2010. "Climate Skepticism 'On the Rise', BBC Poll Shows." BBC News 7 February.  [full poll (PDF)]

Beddoe, Rachael, Robert Costanza, Joshua Farley, Eric Garza, Jennifer Kent, Ida Kubiszewski, Luz Martinez, Tracy McCowen, Kathleen Murphy, Norman Myers, Zach Ogden, Kevin Stapleton, and John Woodward. 2009. "Overcoming Systemic Roadblocks to Sustainability: The Evolutionary Redesign of Worldviews, Institutions, and Technologies." Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 106(8):2483-2489.

Birch, Leann L. and Jennifer A Fisher. 1996. "The Role of Experience in the Development of Children's Eating Behavior." Pages 113-141 in E.D. Capaldi (ed.), Why We Eat what We Eat: The Psychology of Eating. American Psychological Association, Washington, D.C.

Bonini, Sheila and Jeremy Oppenheim. 2008. "Cultivating the Green Consumer." Stanford Social Innovation Review Fall:56-61.

Borrelli, Belinda, Rashelle B. Hayes, Shira Dunsiger, and Joseph L. Fava. 2010. Risk perception and smoking behavior in medically ill smokers: a prospective study. 105:1100-1108. [PDF

Brockner, Joel. 1992. "The Escalation of Commitment to a Failing Course of Action: Toward Theoretical Progress." Academy of Management Review 17(1):39-61. [abstract] [PDF]

Byrd, John and Kent Hickman. 2012. "Behavioral Economics and Corporate Sustainability." The Sustainability Review 3(3).

Cairns, John, Jr. 2004b. "Is Human Society in Denial Regarding the Tough Questions about Sustainability?" Ethics in Science and Environmental Politics 53-63. [PDF]

Capra, Fritjof. 2002. The Hidden Connections: Integrating the Biological, Cognitive, and Social Dimensions of Life into a Science of Sustainability. Doubleday, New York.

Catton, William R., Jr. 1994. "The Problem of Denial." Environment and Society.

Cerin, Pontus. 2003. "Sustainability Hijacked by the Sociological Wall of Self-evidence." Corporate Social Responsibility and Environmental Management 10(4):175-185. [PDF]

Chefurka, Paul. 2009. "The Neuropsychology of Climate Change." Approaching the Limits of Growth 1 December.

Cook, John. 2010. The Scientific Guide to Global Warming Skepticism. SkepticalScience.org. [PDF] [related video]

Costanza, Robert. 1987. "Social Traps and Environmental Policy: Why Do Problems Persist when there Are Technical Solutions Available?" BioScience 37(6):407-412. [PDF]

Damasio, Antonio R. 1994. "Descartes’ Error and the Future of Human Life." Scientific American October. [PDF]

DeAngelis, Tori. 2004. "Consumerism and its discontents: Materialistic values may stem from early insecurities and are linked to lower life satisfaction, psychologists find. Accruing more wealth may provide only a partial fix." American Psychological Association 35(6).

Dennett, Daniel C. and Robert Winston. 2008. "Is Religion a Threat to Rationality and Science?" The Guardian 22 April. [related Ted Talk video]

Ehrlich, Paul R. 2009. "Ecoethics: Now Central to All Ethics." Journal of Bioethical Inquiry 6(4):417-436. [PDF]

Ehrlich, Paul R. and Anne H. Ehrlich. 1996. Betrayal of Science and Reason: How Anti-environmental Rhetoric Threatens Our Future. Island Press, Washington, D.C. [review by Mike Hudak]

Ehrlich, Paul R. and Anne H. Ehrlich. 2004. One With Nineveh: Politics, Consumption, and the Human Future. Island Press, Washington, D.C. [video lecture by P. Ehrlich]

Ehrlich, Paul R., G. Wolff, G. Daily, J. Hughes, S. Daily, M. Dalton, and M. Goulder. 1999. "Knowledge and the Environment." Ecological Economics 30:267-284. [PDF]

Evans, Tina Lynn. 2012. Occupy Education: Living, and Learning Sustainability. Peter Lang, New York. [review by Mark Seis in the Journal of Sustainability Education] ["Afterword" by Richard Kahn]

Fassbinder, Samuel Day, Anthony J. Nocella II, and Richard Kahn (eds.). 2012. Greening the Academy: Ecopedagogy through the Liberal Arts. Sense Publishers, Rotterdam. [introduction

Foley Hein, Jayni. 2012. "The Climate Misinformation Nation." The Berkeley Blog 16 May.

Fromm, Erich. 1973. The Anatomy of Human Destructiveness. Holt, Reinhart & Winston, New York. 

Gastil, John, Don Braman, Dan Kahan, and Paul Slovic. 2011. "The Cultural Orientation of Mass Political Opinion." PS: Political Science & Politics 44(4):711-714. [PDF]

Giroux, Henry A. 2012. Education and the crisis of public values. New York, NY: Peter Lang. [abstract] [related video]

Goodell, Jeff. 2013. "Global Warming Is Very Real. Scientists are fighting deniers with irrefutable proof the planet is headed for catastrophe." Rolling Stone 12 September.  

Greer, Charles R. and Gregory K. Stephens. 2001. "Escalation of commitment: a comparison of differences between Mexican and U.S. decision-makers." Journal of Management 27:51-78. [PDF]

Gunia, Brian C., Niro Sivanathan, and Adam D. Galinsky. 2009. "Vicarious Entrapment: Your Sunk Costs, My Escalation of Commitment." Journal of Experimental Social Psychology 45(6):1238-1244. [abstract w/PDF download link]

Hagens, Nathan J. 2009. "The Psychological and Evolutionary Roots of Resource Overconsumption Revisited." The Oil Drum 25 June.

Hagens, Nathan J. 2013. "What if the Future is Real?" Earth Week Keynote Presentation, 24 April, University of Wisconsin Oshkosh. [Q&A response video]

Haidt, Jonathan. 2001. "The emotional dog and its rational tail: A social intuitionist approach to moral judgment." Psychological Review 108:814-834. [PDF]

Haines, Christopher. 2013. "Reclaiming Progress by Limiting Economic Growth. Journal of Sustainability Education 27 June. 

Hamilton, Clive. 2010. Requiem for a Species: Why We Resist the Truth about Climate Change. Earthscan, New York. [excerpt in The Guardian] [extract in Geographical] [review 1] [review 2] [Wikipedia summary]

Heylighen, Francis. 1992. "A Cognitive-systemic reconstruction of Maslow's theory of self-actualization." Behavioral Science 37:39-57. [PDF]  

Janssen, Marco A, T.A. Kohler, and Marten Scheffer. 2003. "Sunk-cost Effects and Vulnerability to Collapse in Ancient Societies." Current Anthropology 44(5):722-728.

Janssen, Marco A. and Marten Scheffer. 2004. "Overexploitation of Renewable Resources by Ancient Societies and the Role of Sunk-cost Effects." Ecology and Society 9(1):6.

Johnson, Steven. 2013. "Behaviour Change is a Journey: What Sustainability Can Learn From Public Health." Eco-opportunity.net 5 April.

Kahan, Dan M., Ellen Peters, Maggie Wittlin, Paul Slovic, Lisa Larrimore Ouellette, Donald Braman, and Gregory Mandel. 2012. "The polarizing impact of science literacy and numeracy on perceived climate change risks." Nature Climate Change 2:732-735. [related commentary by Kahan in Nature]

Keeney, Ralph L. 2008. "Personal Decisions Are the Leading Cause of Death." Operations Research 56:1335-1347. [discussion with access to full article and responses]

Kellstedt, Paul M., Sammy Zahran, and Arnold Vedlitz. 2008. "Personal Efficacy, the Information Environment, and Attitudes Toward Global Warming and Climate Change in the United States." Risk Analysis 28(1):113-126.

Kuklinski, James H., Paul J. Quirk, Jennifer Jerit, David Schwieder, and Robert F. Rich. 2000. "Misinformation and the Currency of Democratic Citizenship." The Journal of Politics 62(3):790-816. [PDF]

Lakoff, George. 2011. "The New Centrism" and Its Discontents." Truthout 25 January.

Lappé, Frances Moore. 2011. EcoMind: Changing the Way We Think, to Create the World We Want. Nation Books, New York. [related article by author]

Lappé, Frances Moore. 2013. "Scarcity-mind or Eco-mind: Where Do They Lead?" Solutions 4(2).

Lee, Christina. 1989. "Perceptions of immunity to disease in adult smokers." Journal of Behavioral Medicine 12:267-277. [abstract]

Leiserowitz, Anthony A., Robert W. Kates, and Thomas M. Parris. 2005. "Do Global Attitudes and Behaviors Support Sustainable Development?" Environment 47(9):22-38. [PDF]

Lewis, Tyson and Richard Kahn. 2010. Education Out of Bounds: Reimagining Cultural Studies for a Posthuman Age. Palgrave Macmillan, New York. [related piece by Kahn et al.] [related piece by Kahn]

Lombrozo, Tania. 2013. "Can Science Deliver the Benefits of Religion?" Boston Review 7 August.

Lunenburg, Fred C. 2010. "Escalation of Commitment: Patterns of Retrospective Rationality." International Journal of management, Business, and Adminsitration 13(1). [PDF]

Maniates, Michael F. 2001. "Individualization: Plant a tree, buy a bike, save the world?." Global Environmental Politics 1:31-52. [PDF]

Mark, Jason. 2013. "Naomi Klein: Green groups may be more damaging than climate change deniers. The "No Logo" author explains how environmentalists may be more damaging to their cause than climate change deniers." Salon 5 September.

Maslow, Abraham H. 1943. "A Theory of Human Motivation." Psychological Review 50:370-396. [related contemporary paper by Douglas Kenrick]

Mooney, Chris and Sheril Kirshenbaum. 2009. Unscientific America: How Scientific Illiteracy Threatens our Future. Basic Books, New York.

Mooney, Chris. 2005. The Republican War on Science. Basic Books, New York. [review 1] [review 2]

Mooney, Chris. 2011. "The Science of Why We Don't Believe Science. How our brains fool us on climate, creationism, and the vaccine-autism link." Mother Jones 18 April.

Mooney, Chris. 2012. The Republican Brain: The Science of Why They Deny Science - and Reality. Wiley, New York. [related article by Mooney in Mother Jones] [relted article by Mooney in AlterNet] [review in The Daily Kos] [review in SkepticBlog]

Moreno, Jonathan D. 2011. The Body Politic: The Battle over Science in America. Bellevue Literary Press, New York. 

Myers, David G. 2000. "The funds, friends, and faith of happy people." American Psychologist 55(1):56-67. [PDF]

Norton, Bryan G., Robert Costanza, and R.C. Bishop. 1998. "The Evolution of Preferences. Why 'Sovereign' Preferences May not Lead to Sustainable Policies and what to Do about it." Ecological Economics 24:193-211. [PDF]

Oreskes, Naomi and Erik M. Conway. 2010. Merchants of Doubt: How a Handful of Scientists Obscured the Truth on Issues from Tobacco Smoke to Global Warming. Bloomsbury Press, New York. [review 1] [review 2] [video by author]

Oreskes, Naomi and Erik M. Conway. 2013. "The Collapse of Western Civilization: A View from the Future." Dædalus, the Journal of the American Academy of Arts & Sciences 142(1):41-58. [PDF]

Oskamp, Stuart. 2000b. "Psychological Contributions to Achieving an Ecologically Sustainable Future for Humanity." Journal of Social Issues 56(3):373-390. [PDF]

Otto, Shawn Lawrence. 2011. Fool Me Twice: Fighting the Assault on Science in America. Rodale, New York. 

Piff, Paul K., Daniel M. Stancato, Stéphane Côté, Rodolfo Mendoza-Denton, and Dacher Keltner. 2012. "Higher social class predicts increased unethical behavior." Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 27 February. [critique by Francis in PNAS] [reply by Piff et al.] [related video]

Platt, John. 1973. "Social Traps." American Psychologist 28:642-651.

Pooley, Eric. 2010. The Climate War: True Believers, Power Brokers, and the Fight to Save the Earth. Hyperion, New York. [chapter 1 in the New York Times]

Prinz, Jesse J. 2012. Beyond Human Nature: How Culture and Experience Shape Our Lives. Allen Lane, London. [review by Simon Blackburn]

Quinn, Daniel. 1995. Ishmael. Bantam Books, New York. [wiki summary]

Rammel, Christian and Jeroen C.J.M. van den Bergh. 2003. "Evolutionary Policies for Sustainable Development: Adaptive Flexibility and Risk Minimizing." Ecological Economics 47:121-133. [PDF]

Raven, Peter H. 1976. "Ethics and Attitudes." Pages 155-179 in J.B. Simmons et al. (eds.), Conservation of Threatened Plants: Proceedings of a conference on the functions of living plant collections in conservation-oriented research and public education. Kew, England, 1975. Plenum Press, New York.

Rees, William E. 2010. "The Human Nature of Unsustainability." Post Carbon Institute, Santa Rosa, California. [PDF]

Rees, William E. 2010b. "What’s Blocking Sustainability? Human Nature, Cognition, and Denial." Sustainability: Science, Practice, & Policy 6(2):13-25. 

Rees, William E. 2012. "The Way Forward: Survival 2100." Solutions 3(3). [related article] [related video]

Robinson, Ken. 2006. "Ken Robinson says schools kill creativity." TED Talk video.

Scheffer, Marten, F. Westley, and W. Brock. 2003. "Slow Response of Society to New Problems: Causes and Costs." Ecosystems 6:493-502. [PDF]

Shellenberger, Michael and Ted Nordhaus. 2011. "Why Climate Science Divides Us but Energy Technology Unites Us." The Breakthrough Insitute 6 January. 

Shepperd, James A., William M.P. Klein, Erika A. Waters, and Neil D. Weinstein. 2013. "Taking Stock of Unrealistic Optimism." Perspectives on Psychological Science 8(4):395-411. [PDF]

Sibbel, Anne. 2009. "Pathways towards sustainability through higher education." International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education 10(1):68-82. [PDF

Smith, Alison Dalton. 2010. "Too Much of a Good Thing: The Relationship between Money and Happiness in a Post-Industrial Society." The Sustainability Review 7 March.

Spies, Chris F.J. 2006. "Resolutionary Change: The Art of Awakening Dormant Faculties in Others." Social Change and Conflict Transformation: Berghof Handbook for Conflict Transformation 5:49-60. [PDF]

Stam, Erik, and Jan Lambooy. 2012. "Entrepreneurship, Knowledge, Space, and Place: Evolutionary Economic Geography meets Austrian Economics." Pages 81-103 in David Emanuel Andersson (ed.) The Spatial Market Process (Advances in Austrian Economics, Volume 16), Emerald Group Publishing Limited, Bingley, U.K. [PDF] [related article (PDF)

Sunstein, Cass R. 2009. On Rumors: How Falsehoods Spread, Why We Believe Them, What Can Be Done. Farrar, Straus, and Giroux, New York. 

Taylor, Jill Bolte. 2008. "Jill Bolte Taylor's stroke of insight." TED Talk video.

Thaler, Richard H. and Cass R. Sunstein 2008. Nudge: Improving Decisions about Health, Wealth, and Happiness. Yale University Press, New Haven. [related article]

van Hecke. Madeleine L. 2007. Blind Spots: Why Smart People do Dumb Things. Prometheus, New York.

Varki, Ajit and Danny Brower. 2013. Denial: Self-Deception, False Beliefs, and the Origins of the Human Mind. Hachette Book Group, New York. [summary]

Wals, Arjen E.J. and Bob Jickling. 2002. “Sustainability in higher education: From doublethink and newspeak to critical thinking and meaningful learning." International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education 3(3):221-232. [PDF] [related article (PDF)]

Wiek, Arnim, Lauren Withycombe, Charles Redman, and Sarah Banas Mills. 2011. "Moving forward on competence in sustainability research and problem solving." Environment 53(2):3-13. [PDF]

Wilk, Richard. 2010. "Consumption Embedded in Culture and Language: Implications for Finding Sustainability." Sustainability: Science, Practice, & Policy 6(2):38-48. [PDF]

Wilson, Kris. 2012. "Ideology Trumps Meteorology: Why Many Television Weathercasters Remain Unconvinced of Human-Caused Global Warming." Electronic News 6(4):208-228. [PDF

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