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Evolution and human behaviour : Darwinian perspectives on human nature

Author: John Cartwright
Publisher: Basingstoke [UK] ; New York, N.Y. : Palgrave Macmillan, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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This text explains the theoretical principles of human sociobiology and evolutionary psychology, illustrating the way humans think and behave. This will valuable to psychology and biology students  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John Cartwright
ISBN: 9780333986318 0333986318 9780333986325 0333986326
OCLC Number: 219969964
Description: xxviii, 418 pages : illustrations, portraits
Contents: PART ONE: FUNDAMENTALS OF THE EVOLUTIONARY APPROACH Historical Introduction: Evolution and Theories of Mind and Behaviour, Darwin and After Darwinism, Inclusive Fitness and the Selfish Gene Sex, Sexual Selection and Life History Theory Foundations of Darwinian Psychology PART TWO: HUMAN EVOLUTIONAN AND ITS CONSEQUENCES The Evolution of Homo Sapiens Encephalisation and the Emergence of the Human Mind PART THREE: COGNITION AND EMOTION Modularity, Cognition and Reasoning Emotions PART FOUR: COOPERATION AND CONFLICT Kin Selection and Altruism Conflict Within Families and Other Groups PART FIVE: MATING AND MATE CHOICE Human Sexual Behaviour: Mating Systems and Mating Strategies Human Mate Choice: The Evolutionary Logic of Sexual Desire Incest Avoidance and the Westermarck Effect PART SIX: THE DISORDERED MIND Mental Disorders: Some Theoretical Approaches Mental Disorders: Some Case Studies PART SEVEN: WIDER CONTEXTS The Evolution of Culture: Genes and Memes Ethics Epilogue: The Use and Abuse of Evolutionary Theory
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