Evolutionary Psychology: The New Science of the Mind
Routledge, 22 feb. 2019 - 504 páginas
Where did we come from? What is our connection with other life forms? What are the
mechanisms of mind that define what it means to be a human being? Evolutionary psychology
is a revolutionary new science, a true synthesis of modern principles of psychology and
Since the publication of the award-winning first edition of Evolutionary Psychology, there
has been an explosion of research within the field. In this book, David M. Buss examines
human behavior from an evolutionary perspective, providing students with the conceptual tools
needed to study evolutionary psychology and apply them to empirical research on the human
mind. This edition contains expanded coverage of cultural evolution, with a new section on
culture–gene co-evolution, additional studies discussing interbreeding between modern humans
and Neanderthals, expanded discussions of evolutionary hypotheses that have been empirically
disconfirmed, and much more!
Evolutionary Psychology features a wealth of student-friendly pedagogy including critical-thinking
questions and case study boxes designed to show how to apply evolutionary psychology
to real-life situations. It is also accompanied by a thoroughly updated companion website
featuring PowerPoints for each chapter, test bank questions, and links to web resources and
Evolutionary Psychology is an invaluable resource for undergraduates studying psychology,
biology and anthropology.
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Evolutionary psychology is a revolutionary new science, a true synthesis of
modern principles of psychology and evolutionary biology. Since the publication
of the award-winning first edition of Evolutionary Psychology, there has been an ...
It is especially exciting to be an evolutionary psychologist during this time in the
history of science. Most scientists operate within long-established paradigms.
Evolutionary psychology, in contrast, is a revolutionary new science, a true
Two chapters introduce the foundations of evolutionary psychology. Chapter 1
traces the scientific movements leading to evolutionary psychology. First, we
describe the landmarks in the history of evolutionary theory, starting with theories
In the case of evolutionary psychology, the nature of hypotheses typically centers
on adaptive problems and their solutions. More specifically, it centers on the
adaptive problems faced by our ancestors and on the adaptive psychological ...
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