References about CLIMATE CHANGE ANXIETY (for The Power of Parents)

American Psychological Association (2018) APA Stress in America™ Survey: Generation Z          Stressed About Issues in the News but Least Likely to Vote.

Clayton, S. D., & Manning, C. (2018). Psychology and climate change: Human perceptions, impacts, and responses. London: Academic Press an imprint of Elsevier.

Grønhøj, A., & Thøgersen, J. (2009). Like father, like son? Intergenerational transmission of values, attitudes, and behaviours in the environmental domain. Journal of Environmental Psychology, 29(4), 414-421. doi:10.1016/j.jenvp.2009.05.002

Mead, E., Roser-Renouf, C., Rimal, R. N., Flora, J. A., Maibach, E. W., & Leiserowitz, A. (2012). Information Seeking About Global Climate Change Among Adolescents: The Role of Risk Perceptions, Efficacy Beliefs, and Parental Influences. Atlantic Journal of Communication, 20(1), 31-52. doi:10.1080/15456870.2012.637027

Ojala, M. (2012). How do children cope with global climate change? Coping strategies, engagement, and well-being. Journal of Environmental Psychology, 32(3), 225-233. doi:10.1016/j.jenvp.2012.02.004

Ojala (2016) Ch 19 Preparing Children for the Emotional Challenges of Climate Change.  Education in Times of Environmental Crisis. Edited by Ken Winograd.

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References about MINDFULNESS and stress reduction

Doll, A., Hölzel, B. K., Bratec, S. M., Boucard, C. C., Xie, X., Wohlschläger, A. M., & Sorg, C. (2016). Mindful attention to breath regulates emotions via increased amygdala–prefrontal cortex connectivity. NeuroImage, 134, 305-313. doi:10.1016/j.neuroimage.2016.03.041

References about “Sitting quietly to save the world”

Jacob, J., & Brinkerhoff, M. (1999). Mindfulness and subjective well-being in the sustainability movement: A further elaboration of multiple discrepancies theory. Social Indicators Research, 46, 341–368.

Jovic, E. (2004). Lighter footprints: Quality of life correlates, mindfulness and the sustainability movement. Unpublished M.A. Thesis, Sociology, University of Calgary.

Jacob, J., Jovic, E., & Brinkerhoff, M. B. (2008). Personal and Planetary Well-being: Mindfulness Meditation, Pro-environmental Behavior and Personal Quality of Life in a Survey from the Social Justice and Ecological Sustainability Movement. Social Indicators Research, 93(2), 275-294. doi:10.1007/s11205-008-9308-6