I love history. It helped me accept the facts about our inner mammal instead of believing idealized theories about human nature. Here are some resources about history that I highly recommend.
The Man Who Drew Neurons
Good background on Ramon y Cajal’s pioneering research on neurons.
The Man Who Discovered Fight or Flight
This unsung hero of science taught us that emotions come from chemicals that have a specific physiological and survival function.
Things That Have Gotten Better
Today looks awful because you’re rewarded for criticizing, and no one teaches how much worse things were in the past.