Q. How can I find statistics on biology majors and their thoughts on evolution before their studies and after?


Articles to Consider

Bellon, R. (2011). Darwin, Botany, and the Triumph of Evolution, 1859-1868. ISIS: Journal Of The History Of Science In Society, 102(3), 393.

BERRY, R. (. (2013). Disputing Evolution Encourages Environmental Neglect. Science & Christian Belief, 25(2), 113-130.

CHAPPELL, J. W. (2015). A Grammar of Descent: John Henry Newman and the Compatibility of Evolution with Christian Doctrine. Science & Christian Belief, 27(2), 180-206.

Marris, E. (2011). Evolution: Darwin's city. Nature, 474(7350), 146. doi:10.1038/474146a

MIDGELY, M. (2012). The Psuedo-Darwinist Conspiracy. Prospero, 18(1), 13-18.

MILLER, J. S., & TOTH, R. (2014). The Process of Scientific Inquiry as It Relates to the Creation/Evolution Controversy: I. A Serious Social Problem. American Biology Teacher (University Of California Press), 76(4), 238. doi:10.1525/abt.2014.76.4.4

Paz-y-Miño C., G., & Espinosa, A. (2009). Acceptance of Evolution Increases with Student Academic Level: A Comparison Between a Secular and a Religious College. Evolution, 2(4), 655–675. http://doi.org/10.1007/s12052-009-0175-7

SCHAUER, A., COTNER, S., & MOORE, R. (2014). Teaching Evolution to Students with Compromised Backgrounds & Lack of Confidence about Evolution - Is It Possible?. American Biology Teacher (University Of California Press), 76(2), 93. doi:10.1525/abt.2014.76.2.5

EBOOKS to consider

Losos, J. B. (2013). The Princeton Guide to Evolution. Princeton: Princeton University Press.

Robinson, A. (2012). Darwinism and Natural Theology : Evolving Perspectives. Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing.

Journal Databases to Consider

BioMed Central

CINAHL Complete

arXiv (Quantitative Biology)

Academic Search Complete


ScienceDirect College Edition

Websites to check out

American Institute of Biological Sciences

BEN (BioSciEdnet)

Charles Darwin's Library

Biology Research Help

National Center for Biotechnology Information

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