The Handbook of Evolutionary Psychology, Foundation

The Handbook of Evolutionary Psychology, Foundation

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The indispensable reference tool for the groundbreaking science of evolutionary psychology Why is the mind designed the way it is? How does input from the environment interact with the mind to produce behavior? These are the big, unanswered questions that the field of evolutionary psychology seeks to explore. The Handbook of Evolutionary Psychology is the seminal work in this vibrant, quickly-developing new discipline. In this thorough revision and expansion, luminaries in the field provide an in-depth exploration of the foundations of evolutionary psychology and explain the new empirical discoveries and theoretical developments that continue at a breathtaking pace. Evolutionary psychologists posit that the mind has a specialized and complex structure, just as the body has a specialized and complex structure. From this important theoretical concept arises the vast array of possibilities that are at the core of the field, which seeks to examine such traits as perception, language, and memory from an evolutionary perspective. This examination is intended to determine the human psychological traits that are the products of sexual and natural selection and, as such, to chart and understand human nature. Join the discussion of the big questions addressed by the burgeoning field of evolutionary psychology Explore the foundations of evolutionary psychology, from theory and methods to the thoughts of EP critics Discover the psychology of human survival, mating, parenting, cooperation and conflict, culture, and more Identify how evolutionary psychology is interwoven with other academic subjects and traditional psychological disciplines The Handbook of Evolutionary Psychology is the definitive guide for every psychologist and student interested in keeping abreast of new ideas in this quickly-developing field.In another study, Hadza men reported that they would prefer to join a group of good hunters rather than a group of bad hunters, which is ... For Hadza women, both character traits and foraging ability ranked highest in their criteria for husbands; for men, in contrast, ... success Hunter-Gatherer Families and Parenting 587 by reducing offspring mortality, increasing 3GC23 09/10/2015 18: 58:45 Page 586.

Title:The Handbook of Evolutionary Psychology, Foundation
Author:David M. Buss, Professor of Psychology David M Buss, PH.D.
Publisher:John Wiley & Sons - 2015-10-26


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