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Watch Part 1: “The Facts” http://youtu.be/ffjIyms1BX4 Subscribe to It’s Okay To Be Smart: http://bit.ly/iotbs_sub ↓ More info and sources below ↓ Follow on Twitter: http://twitter.com/jtotheizzoe Follow on Tumblr: http://www.itsokaytobesmart.com Follow on Instagram: http://instagram.com/jtotheizzoe Scientists overwhelmingly agree that our climate is changing, Earth is getting warmer, sea levels are rising, and it’s primarily because of humans putting lots of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere. Yet 4 in 10 Americans aren’t convinced. Here’s what psychologists and sociologists have to say about why some people don’t believe in climate science. RECOMMENDED READING/SOURCES: “Don’t Even Think About It” by George Marshall: http://amzn.to/1DCX6HU “The Republican Brain” by Chris Mooney: http://bit.ly/1GJew1C “Unscientific America” by Chris Mooney and Sheril Kirshenbaum: http://amzn.to/1BQsocf “Fool Me Twice” by Shawn Lawrence Otto: http://bit.ly/12Y2Gnc Want to learn about the science of climate change and why humans are causing it, but in layman’s terms? I recommend these books: Climate Change: Evidence and Causes (National Academy of Sciences/Royal Society) FREE ebook: http://amzn.to/1w6itfl Global Weirdness (Climate Central) http://amzn.to/1BtZZbP How to Change Minds About Our Changing Climate (Seth Darling + Douglas Sisterson) http://amzn.to/12jjcxN Have an idea for an episode or an amazing science question you want answered? Leave a comment below! ----------------- It’s Okay To Be Smart is written and hosted by Joe Hanson, Ph.D. Follow me on Twitter: @jtotheizzoe Email me: itsokaytobesmart AT gmail DOT com Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/itsokaytobesmart Google+ https://plus.google.com/+itsokaytobesmart For more awesome science, check out: http://www.itsokaytobesmart.com Produced by PBS Digital Studios: http://www.youtube.com/user/pbsdigitalstudios Joe Hanson - Creator/Host/Writer Joe Nicolosi - Director Amanda Fox - Producer, Spotzen Inc. Kate Eads - Associate Producer Andrew Matthews - Editing/Motion Graphics Katie Graham - Director of Photography John Knudsen - Gaffer Dalton Allen - Post-Production Intern Theme music: “Ouroboros” by Kevin MacLeod ----------------- Last week’s video: Climate Science: What You Need To Know https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ffjIyms1BX4 More videos: Building Curiosity https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=__tPaFaPCHo Why Are Some People Left-Handed? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NPvMUpcxPSA Why Did We Blow on NES Games? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4Gf9mtXnJfM The Science of Game of Thrones - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Utu-LpJn3Is There Was No First Human - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xdWLhXi24Mo How The Elements Got Their Names - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mtg9p6A6xnY
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Sexuality is more about just being gay or straight. New research shows that many people ignore or don't believe in bi and asexuality- this despite the fact there's scientific evidence supporting the existence of both. Laci Green looks at why this is, and the groups most likely to hold this line of thinking. Read More: Considerable gender, racial and sexuality differences in attitudes toward bisexuality http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2013-11/uops-cgr103113.php "Men who identify themselves as heterosexual are three times more likely to categorize bisexuality as "not a legitimate sexual orientation," an attitude that can encourage negative health outcomes in people who identify as bisexual, according to an analysis led by University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health researcher Mackey Friedman, Ph.D., M.P.H." Study: Straight Guys Don't Believe in Bisexuality http://nymag.com/thecut/2013/11/straight-guys-dont-believe-in-bisexuality.html "Straight men are three times more likely to categorize bisexuality as "not a thing," according to a University of Pittsburgh study." Sexual arousal patterns of bisexual men revisited. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21763395 "Men who identify themselves as bisexual report feeling sexually aroused by both men and women. However, past research has not demonstrated that such men exhibit substantial genital arousal to both male and female erotic stimuli, suggesting that they identify as bisexual for reasons other than their genital arousal pattern." How many people are lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender? http://williamsinstitute.law.ucla.edu/wp-content/uploads/Gates-How-Many-People-LGBT-Apr-2011.pdf "Increasing numbers of population-based surveys in the United States and across the world include questions that allow for an estimate of the size of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) population." FAMOUS BISEXUALS http://bisexual.org/famous-bisexuals/ Watch More: An (A)Sexual Orientation http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qk74Gj5hXZI TestTube Wild Card http://testtube.com/dnews/dnews-263-can-you-sneeze-without-closing-your-eyes?utm_source=YT&utm_medium=DNews&utm_campaign=DNWC Born Gay http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=70I7Nag4Eu8 ____________________ DNews is dedicated to satisfying your curiosity and to bringing you mind-bending stories & perspectives you won't find anywhere else! New videos twice daily. Watch More DNews on TestTube http://testtube.com/dnews Subscribe now! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=dnewschannel DNews on Twitter http://twitter.com/dnews Anthony Carboni on Twitter http://twitter.com/acarboni Laci Green on Twitter http://twitter.com/gogreen18 Trace Dominguez on Twitter http://twitter.com/trace501 DNews on Facebook http://facebook.com/dnews DNews on Google+ http://gplus.to/dnews Discovery News http://discoverynews.com
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Learn the basic science of climate change in 24 easy steps Subscribe to It’s Okay To Be Smart: http://bit.ly/iotbs_sub ↓ More info and sources below ↓ Follow on Twitter: http://twitter.com/jtotheizzoe Follow on Tumblr: http://www.itsokaytobesmart.com Follow on Instagram: http://instagram.com/jtotheizzoe Scientists overwhelmingly agree that our climate is changing, Earth is getting warmer, sea levels are rising, and it’s primarily because of humans putting lots of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere. Whether you already trust in the science, you’re undecided, or you disagree with what all this, this video is for you! SOURCES LISTED HERE: http://bit.ly/1zGbOry Want to learn about the science of climate change and why humans are causing it, but in layman’s terms? I recommend these books: Climate Change: Evidence and Causes (National Academy of Sciences/Royal Society) FREE ebook: http://amzn.to/1w6itfl Global Weirdness (Climate Central) http://amzn.to/1BtZZbP How to Change Minds About Our Changing Climate (Seth Darling + Douglas Sisterson) http://amzn.to/12jjcxN Have an idea for an episode or an amazing science question you want answered? Leave a comment below! ----------------- It’s Okay To Be Smart is written and hosted by Joe Hanson, Ph.D. Follow me on Twitter: @jtotheizzoe Email me: itsokaytobesmart AT gmail DOT com Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/itsokaytobesmart Google+ https://plus.google.com/+itsokaytobesmart For more awesome science, check out: http://www.itsokaytobesmart.com Produced by PBS Digital Studios: http://www.youtube.com/user/pbsdigitalstudios Joe Hanson - Creator/Host/Writer Joe Nicolosi - Director Amanda Fox - Producer, Spotzen Inc. Kate Eads - Associate Producer Andrew Matthews - Editing/Motion Graphics Katie Graham - Director of Photography John Knudsen - Gaffer Dalton Allen - Post-Production Intern Theme music: “Ouroboros” by Kevin MacLeod ----------------- Last week’s video: Building Curiosity https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=__tPaFaPCHo More videos: Why Are Some People Left-Handed? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NPvMUpcxPSA Why Did We Blow on NES Games? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4Gf9mtXnJfM The Science of Game of Thrones - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Utu-LpJn3Is There Was No First Human - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xdWLhXi24Mo How The Elements Got Their Names - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mtg9p6A6xnY
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When did people first believe it might be possible for them to influence climate?
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It's a widely known fact that the Earth revolves around the sun, but did you know 25% of Americans don't know this? Recent surveys are showing that Americans aren't too smart when it comes to science. Anthony and Laci discuss a few common science facts that a lot of people simply don't know. Read More: 1 in 4 Americans Unaware That Earth Circles Sun http://www.google.com/hostednews/afp/article/ALeqM5jazBjrI8ZFm0e4fMwCtO_2WEbI3w?docId=a31a943f-befb-4a3d-8de7-cce861b955fd "Americans are enthusiastic about the promise of science but lack basic knowledge of it, with one in four unaware that the Earth revolves around the Sun, said a poll out Friday." Science and Technology: Public Attitudes and Understanding http://www.nsf.gov/statistics/seind14/content/chapter-7/c07.pdf Heliocentric Model http://www.universetoday.com/33113/heliocentric-model/ "The heliocentric model is a theory that places the Sun at the center of the universe, and the planets orbiting around it." Public's Knowledge of Science and Technology http://www.people-press.org/2013/04/22/publics-knowledge-of-science-and-technology/ "The public's knowledge of science and technology varies widely across a range of questions on current topics and basic scientific concepts, according to a new quez by the Pew Research Center and Smithsonian magazine." Watch More: The 10% Brain Myth https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JDF2rjFd8hY TestTube Wild Card http://testtube.com/dnews/dnews-467-tastedifferences?utm_source=YT&utm_medium=DNews&utm_campaign=DNWC Do Vitamins Improve Health? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FaLDDUgSC0Q ____________________ DNews is dedicated to satisfying your curiosity and to bringing you mind-bending stories & perspectives you won't find anywhere else! New videos twice daily. Download the New TestTube iOS app! http://testu.be/1ndmmMq Watch More DNews on TestTube http://testtube.com/dnews Subscribe now! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=dnewschannel DNews on Twitter http://twitter.com/dnews Anthony Carboni on Twitter http://twitter.com/acarboni Laci Green on Twitter http://twitter.com/gogreen18 Trace Dominguez on Twitter http://twitter.com/trace501 DNews on Facebook https://facebook.com/DiscoveryNews DNews on Google+ http://gplus.to/dnews Discovery News http://discoverynews.com
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The science of their sinister ways… Subscribe to It’s Okay To Be Smart: http://bit.ly/iotbs_sub ↓ More info and sources below ↓ Follow on Twitter: http://twitter.com/jtotheizzoe Follow on Tumblr: http://www.itsokaytobesmart.com Follow on Instagram: http://instagram.com/jtotheizzoe We've got two perfectly good hands attached to two perfectly good arms, so why do most people prefer to use one over the other for common tasks? David Wolman’s “A Left Hand Turn Around the World” http://amzn.to/1wYqOS2 (lots more references in there!) Chris McManus’ “Right Hand, Left Hand” http://amzn.to/1umztyL The best collection of the science of handedness on the internet: Right, Left, Right, Wrong - http://www.rightleftrightwrong.com/index.html Genetic link between handedness and body asymmetry: http://www.plosgenetics.org/article/info:doi/10.1371/journal.pgen.1003751 A gene associated with handedness and schizophrenia: http://www.nature.com/mp/journal/v12/n12/abs/4002053a.html Genetic theories of handedness: http://www.rightleftrightwrong.com/theories_genetic.html ----------------- Have an idea for an episode or an amazing science question you want answered? Leave a comment below! Follow me on Twitter: @jtotheizzoe Email me: itsokaytobesmart AT gmail DOT com Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/itsokaytobesmart Google+ https://plus.google.com/+itsokaytobesmart For more awesome science, check out: http://www.itsokaytobesmart.com Produced by PBS Digital Studios: http://www.youtube.com/user/pbsdigitalstudios Joe Hanson - Host and writer Joe Nicolosi - Director Amanda Fox - Producer, Spotzen Inc. Kate Eads - Associate Producer Katie Graham - Director of Photography Andrew Matthews - Editing/Motion Graphics Dalton Allen - Post-production intern John Knudsen - Gaffer Theme music: “Ouroboros” by Kevin MacLeod ----------------- Last week’s video: Ebola - The Full Story https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B44JfptNuG0 More videos: Why Did We Blow on NES Games? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4Gf9mtXnJfM The Science of Game of Thrones - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Utu-LpJn3Is The Far Future of the Universe - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jl9DwNOonOA There Was No First Human - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xdWLhXi24Mo How The Elements Got Their Names - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mtg9p6A6xnY
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When you think about older people having sex, it probably makes you uncomfortable. Why is that? Watch Matt on SourceFed: https://www.youtube.com/user/SourceFed Follow Matt on Twitter: https://twitter.com/mattlieberman Read More: Sexual satisfaction in women increases with age http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2012/01/120103134907.htm “A new study of sexually active older women has found that sexual satisfaction in women increases with age and those not engaging in sex are satisfied with their sex lives. A majority of study participants report frequent arousal and orgasm that continue into old age, despite low sexual desire.” Love and intimacy in later life: Active sex lives common in the over 70s http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2015/01/150129094118.htm “Older people are continuing to enjoy active sex lives well into their seventies and eighties, according to new research. More than half (54%) of men and almost a third (31%) of women over the age of 70 reported they were still sexually active, with a third of these men and women having frequent sex.” ____________________ DNews is dedicated to satisfying your curiosity and to bringing you mind-bending stories & perspectives you won't find anywhere else! New videos twice daily. Watch More DNews on TestTube http://testtube.com/dnews Subscribe now! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=dnewschannel DNews on Twitter http://twitter.com/dnews Trace Dominguez on Twitter https://twitter.com/tracedominguez Julia Wilde on Twitter https://twitter.com/julia_sci DNews on Facebook https://facebook.com/DiscoveryNews DNews on Google+ http://gplus.to/dnews Discovery News http://discoverynews.com Download the TestTube App: http://testu.be/1ndmmMq