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Applied evolutionary psychology

Author: S Craig Roberts
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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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  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: S Craig Roberts
ISBN: 9780199586073 0199586071
OCLC Number: 748290857
Description: xii, 436 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Contents: Applying evolutionary psychology / S. Craig Roberts --
The evolutionary psychology of economics / Paul H. Rubin and C. Monica Capra --
The evolution of business and management / Nigel Nicholson --
The social animal within organizations / Abraham P. Buunk and Pieternel Dijkstra --
The evolved child : adapted to family life / David F. Bjorklund and Patrick Douglas Sellers II --
Application of evolutionary psychology to academic learning / David C. Geary --
Serial monogamy and clandestine adultery : evolution and consequences of the dual human reproductive strategy / Helen E. Fisher --
The evolutionary psychology of mass politics / Michael Bang Petersen --
Gender equity issues in evolutionary perspective / Bobbi S. Low --
The evolution of charitable behaviour and the power of reputation / Pat Barclay --
Altruism as showing off : a signalling perspective on promoting green behaviour and acts of kindness / Wendy Iredale and Mark van Vugt --
Evolutionary perspectives on intergroup prejudice : implications for promoting tolerance / Justin H. Park --
The evolutionary psychology of criminal behaviour / Aurelio José Figueredo, Paul Robert Gladden, and Zachary Hohman --
War, martyrdom, and terror : evolutionary underpinnings of the moral imperative to extreme group violence / Scott Atran --
Evolutionary theory and behavioural biology research: implications for law / David J. Herring --
Motivational mismatch : evolved motives as the source of, and solution to, global public health problems / Valerie Curtis and Robert Aunger --
Mental health and well-being : clinical applications of Darwinian psychiatry / Alfonso Troisi --
Evolutionary perspectives on sport and competition / Diana Wiedemann, Robert A. Barton, and Russell A. Hill --
Why we buy : evolution, marketing, and consumer behaviour / Vladas Griskevicius, Joshua M. Ackerman, and Joseph P. Redden --
Evolutionary psychology and perfume design / S. Craig Roberts and Jan Havlicek --
Television programming and the audience / Charlotte De Backer --
News as reality-inducing, survival-relevant, and gender-specific stimuli / Maria Elizabeth Grabe --
Media naturalness theory : human evolution and behaviour towards electronic communication technologies / Ned Kock --
Evolutionary psychology, demography, and driver safety research : a theoretical synthesis / David L. Wiesenthal and Deanna M. Singhal --
Evolutionary robotics / Dylan Evans and Walter de Back.
Responsibility: edited by S. Craig Roberts.
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