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Spokes 4: Table of Contents   482 pages   {Notes}

Human Biology
    Microbiome
            Infant Exposure
            Sex and the Microbiome
    Malady
                    Malaria
                    Triclosan
    Self-Defense
        Blood
        Microbes in the Mix
        The Immune System
            Cells
            Innate Immunity
                    Staph Infection
                Endothermy
                Mast Cells
                Inflammation
                Complements
                Phagocytes
                Phagocytosis
                Neutrophils
                Natural Killer Cells
                Eosinophils
            Acquired Immunity
                Somatic Hypermutation
                Clearinghouses
                Adaptive Lymphcytes
                    T Cells
                    B Cells
                    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
                Rene Descartes
    The Senses
        Smell & Taste
            Taste
                The Sense of Taste
            Smell
                Human Olfaction
                Vibration verus Shape
                Body Odor
                    Deodorant
                Pheromones
        Sight
            The Human Eye
                Retinal Reception
            Vision Processing
                Flying
            Eye Signals
            Circadian Rhythm
                    Biorhythms
                Cryptochrome
                    Coral Rhythm
            Evolution of Sight
                    Lookout from the Dung
                    Simple Eyes
                Spider Eyes
                Echolocation
                    Narwhals
                    Daniel Kish
        Hearing
                Sound
                Range
                Ears
                    Katydids
                    Humans
            Audition
                    By the Whiskers
                    Mole Cricket Audition
            Language Sounds
                    Human Speech
        Touch
            Skin
            Skin and Brain
            The Sense of Touch
                Wet
                    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
            Plasticity
                    Strokes
            Memory
            Anatomy
                Cerebrum
                Thalamus
                Cerebellum
                Brainstem
                Gray & White Matter
                Hemispheres
                Lobes
            Localization
                Phrenology
                Lobotomy
            Evolution
            Executive System
            Glia
                Evolutionary Perspective
                Brain Malady
                    Down's Syndrome
                Development
                Cell Types
                    Oligodendrocytes
                    Astrocytes
                Calcium Waves
            Regulation
                The Endocrine System
                    Hypothalamus
                    Pituitary
                    Thyroid
            Muscle Memory
        The Brain Through Life
            Into the World
            Infancy into Childhood
            Adolescence
                Amygdala
            Adulthood
                Emotions
            The Aging Brain
        The Brain By Gender
        Brain Baths & Droughts
            Oxytocin
            Psychoactive Substances
        Patterns
        Culture & the Brain
        Meditation & the Brain
            Insula
                The Pain of Altruism
        Brain Damage
        The Human Edge
   Synopsis
Health
    Nutrition Physiology
            Biochemistry
                    Eggs & Cholesterol
        Digestion
            Stomach
            Small Intestine
            Gut Flora
            The Liver
        Completing Digestion to Elimination
        The Gut Brain
        The Fat System
            Brown and White Fat
        Autophagy
        Fasting
        Constitution
    Diet
        The Descent of Diet
            Phytonutrients
                Antioxidants
                Lycopene
    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
            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
            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
                     BMI
                Obesity
    Health Care
        Exercise
            Physical Exercise
            Mental Exercise
            Stress
        Massage
        Sleep
            Insomnia
        Meditation
    Psychoactive Substances
        Caffeine
        Tobacco
            History
            Cigarette Contents
            Health Effects
                 Passive Damage
            E-cigarettes
        Cannabis
        Alcohol
        Opiates
            History
        Hallucinogens
            Dissociatives
                Ibogaine
            Deleriants
            Psychedelics
                LSD
                Psilocybin
    Synopsis
Conclusion
Glossary
Index