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5 edition of Evolutionary Psychology found in the catalog.

Evolutionary Psychology

An Introduction

by Lance Workman

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  • 31 Currently reading

Published by Cambridge University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Child & developmental psychology,
  • General,
  • Psychology,
  • Psychology & Psychiatry / General,
  • Evolutionary psychology,
  • Developmental - General,
  • Textbooks

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages428
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7754934M
    ISBN 100521805325
    ISBN 109780521805322

    The goal of research in evolutionary psychology is to discover and understand the design of the human mind. Evolutionary psychology is an approach to psychology, in which knowledge and principles from evolutionary biology are put to use in research on the structure of the human mind. It is not an area of study, like vision, reasoning, or social. Online shopping from a great selection at Books Store. Evolutionary Psychology: The New Science of the Mind (International Student Edition) (Tayl72).

    A philosopher subjects the claims of evolutionary psychology to the evidential and methodological requirements of evolutionary biology, concluding that evolutionary psychology's explanations amount to speculation disguised as results. Human beings, like other organisms, are the products of evolution. Like other organisms, we exhibit traits that are the product of natural selection. Our. The history of evolutionary psychology began with Charles Darwin, who said that humans have social instincts that evolved by natural faburrito.com's work inspired later psychologists such as William James and Sigmund Freud but for most of the 20th century psychologists focused more on behaviorism and proximate explanations for human behavior. E. O. Wilson's landmark book, Sociobiology. Feb 10,  · Evolutionary psychology is a hybrid discipline that draws insights from modern evolutionary theory, biology, cognitive psychology, anthropology, economics, computer science, and paleoarchaeology.

    Evolutionary psychology has been dominated by one particular method for studying the mind and behavior. This is the first book to both question that monopoly and suggest a broad range of particular alternatives. Psychologists, philosophers, biologists, anthropologists, and others offer different. Evolutionary psychology may be the answer to many of modern psychologies problems. Evolutionary psychology is rooted in the well-vetted and generative theoretical assumptions of evolutionary biology, parsimoniously assumes that human beings can be understood the same way non-human species can be studied, is heavily quantitative in nature because it is populations that evolve not individuals. Jul 15,  · The foundations of practice and the most recent discoveries intheintriguing newfield of evolutionary psychology Why is the mind designed the way it is? How does input from theenvironment interact with the mind to produce behavior? By takingaim at such questions, the science of evolutionary psychology hasemerged as a vibrant new discipline producing groundbreakinginsights/5(3).


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Evolutionary Psychology by Lance Workman Download PDF EPUB FB2

SyntaxTextGen not activatedThe Modern Scholar: Evolutionary Pdf, Part II; Evolutionary Psychology is a uniquely accessible yet comprehensive guide to the study of the effects of evolutionary theory on human behaviour. Written specifically for the general listener and for entry-level students, it covers all the most important elements of this interdisciplinary.Aug 30,  · A new book by Glenn Geher and Nicole Wedberg called "Positive Evolutionary Psychology: Darwin's Guide to Living a Richer Life" follows in Author: Scott Barry Kaufman.Evolutionary psychology is ebook of many biologically informed approaches to the study of human behavior.

Along with cognitive psychologists, evolutionary psychologists propose that much, if not all, of our behavior can be explained by appeal to internal psychological mechanisms.