Evolutionary Psychology

Evolutionary Psychology


  • Author: David Buss
  • Release Date : 2015-10-02
  • Genre: Psychology
  • File Size: 14921160 Bytes


 This book examines human psychology and behavior through the lens of modern evolutionary psychology. Evolutionary Psychology: The Ne w Science of the Mind, 5/e provides students with the conceptual tools of evolutionary psychology, and applies them to empirical research on the human mind. Content topics are logically arrayed, starting with challenges of survival, mating, parenting, and kinship; and then progressing to challenges of group living, including cooperation, aggression, sexual conflict, and status, prestige, and social hierarchies. Students gain a deep understanding of applying evolutionary psychology to their own lives and all the people they interact with....

Evolutionary Psychology

Evolutionary Psychology


  • Author: Lance Workman & Will Reader
  • Release Date : 2013-12-31
  • Genre: Psychology
  • File Size: 96174315 Bytes


Written for undergraduate psychology students, and assuming little knowledge of evolutionary science, the third edition of this classic textbook provides an essential introduction to evolutionary psychology. Fully updated with the latest research and new learning features, it provides a thought-provoking overview of evolution and illuminates the evolutionary foundation of many of the broader topics taught in psychology departments. The text retains its balanced and critical evaluation of hypotheses and full coverage of the fundamental topics required for undergraduates. This new edition includes more material on the social and reproductive behaviour of non-human primates, morality, cognition, development and culture as well as new photos, illustratio...

Evolutionary Psychology
Score: 5
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Evolutionary Psychology


  • Author : David M Buss
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2019-02-22
  • Genre: Psychology
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780429590061


Evolutionary Psychology Book Description :

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 evolutionary biology. 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-evol...

Evolutionary Psychology
Score: 4
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Evolutionary Psychology


  • Author : Lance Workman
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2014-01-09
  • Genre: Psychology
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781107783102


Evolutionary Psychology Book Description :

Written for undergraduate psychology students, and assuming little knowledge of evolutionary science, the third edition of this classic textbook provides an essential introduction to evolutionary psychology. Fully updated with the latest research and new learning features, it provides a thought-provoking overview of evolution and illuminates the evolutionary foundation of many of the broader topics taught in psychology departments. The text retains its balanced and critical evaluation of hypotheses and full coverage of the fundamental topics required for undergraduates. This new edition includes more material on the social and reproductive behaviour of non-human primates, morality, cognition, development and culture as well as new photos, illustratio...

Positive Evolutionary Psychology

Positive Evolutionary Psychology


  • Author : Glenn Geher
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
  • Release Date : 2019-09-09
  • Genre: Psychology
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780190647124


Positive Evolutionary Psychology Book Description :

Positive psychologists focus on ways that we can advance the lives of individuals and communities by studying the factors that increase positive outcomes such as life satisfaction and happiness. Evolutionary psychologists use the principles of evolution, based on Darwin's understanding of life, to help shed light on any and all kinds of psychological phenomena. This book brings together both fields to explore positive evolutionary psychology: the use of evolutionary psychology principles to help people and communities experience more positive and fulfilling lives. Across eleven chapters, this book describes the basic ideas of both evolutionary and positive psychology, elaborates on the integration of these two fields as a way to help advance the huma...

Applied Evolutionary Psychology

Applied Evolutionary Psychology


  • Author : S. Craig Roberts
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2012
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780199586073


Applied Evolutionary Psychology Book Description :

This is the first book to overtly consider how basic evolutionary thinking is being applied to a wide range of special social, economic, and technical problems. It draws together a collection of renowned academics from a very disparate set of fields, whose common interest lies in using evolutionary thinking to inform their research....

Oxford Handbook of Evolutionary Psychology

Oxford Handbook of Evolutionary Psychology


  • Author : Louise Barrett
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
  • Release Date : 2007
  • Genre: Psychology
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0198568304


Oxford Handbook of Evolutionary Psychology Book Description :

With contributions from over 50 experts in the field, this book provides an overview of the latest developments in evolutionary psychology. In addition to well studied areas of investigation, it also includes chapters on the philosophical underpinnings of evolutionary psychology, comparative perspectives from other species, and more....

Evolutionary Psychology  How Our Biology Affects What We Think and Do
Score: 5
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Evolutionary Psychology How Our Biology Affects What We Think and Do


  • Author : Valerie G. Starratt
  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • Release Date : 2016-05-09
  • Genre: Psychology
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781610696821


Evolutionary Psychology How Our Biology Affects What We Think and Do Book Description :

This book considers the complexities of human nature from a biological, psychological, and evolutionary standpoint and demonstrates how common modern behaviors can be traced back to early man. • Introduces evolutionary psychology through a thematic, chapter-based format • Explores one of the fastest-growing subfields in psychology today and presents contemporary debates that foster critical thinking skills • Showcases high-interest information through engaging sidebars • Defines unfamiliar terms and concepts • Includes a comprehensive bibliography for further study...

Evolutionary Psychology
Score: 3
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Evolutionary Psychology


  • Author : David Buss
  • Publisher : Psychology Press
  • Release Date : 2015-10-02
  • Genre: Psychology
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781317345749


Evolutionary Psychology Book Description :

This book examines human psychology and behavior through the lens of modern evolutionary psychology. Evolutionary Psychology: The Ne w Science of the Mind, 5/e provides students with the conceptual tools of evolutionary psychology, and applies them to empirical research on the human mind. Content topics are logically arrayed, starting with challenges of survival, mating, parenting, and kinship; and then progressing to challenges of group living, including cooperation, aggression, sexual conflict, and status, prestige, and social hierarchies. Students gain a deep understanding of applying evolutionary psychology to their own lives and all the people they interact with....

Evolutionary Psychology

Evolutionary Psychology


  • Author : Valerie Gerene Starratt
  • Publisher : Greenwood
  • Release Date : 2015-10-31
  • Genre: Psychology
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1610696816


Evolutionary Psychology Book Description :

This book considers the complexities of human nature from a biological, psychological, and evolutionary standpoint and demonstrates how common modern behaviors can be traced back to early man....

Evolutionary Psychology

Evolutionary Psychology


  • Author : David Buss
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 2013-07-31
  • Genre: Evolutionary psychology
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 129202240X


Evolutionary Psychology Book Description :

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Evolutionary Psychology and Motivation

Evolutionary Psychology and Motivation


  • Author : Jeffrey A. French
  • Publisher : U of Nebraska Press
  • Release Date : 2001-01-01
  • Genre: Psychology
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0803229267


Evolutionary Psychology and Motivation Book Description :

Recent media coverage of the controversial theory of sexual violence as a product of biological evolution has once again brought the question of the origins of human motivation into the public eye. In this volume, leading scholars in behavioral studies examine the value of evolutionary perspectives in understanding psychological motivations. Beginning with the fundamental fact that humans are part of the biological world, evolutionary psychologists contend that human motivations and mental processes should be understood as by-products of natural selection. By viewing human psychology?both normal and abnormal?within this framework, evolutionary psychologists intend to bridge the disciplinary divide between traditional psychology and fields such as bio...