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Evolution, Culture, and the Human Mind.

Author: Mark SchallerAra NorenzayanSteven HeineToshio YamagishiTatsuya KamedaAll authors
Publisher: Hoboken : Taylor & Francis, 2009.
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An enormous amount of scientific research compels two fundamental conclusions about the human mind: The mind is the product of evolution; and the mind is shaped by culture. These two perspectives on the human mind are not incompatible, but, until recently, their compatibility has resisted rigorous scholarly inquiry. Evolutionary psychology documents many ways in which genetic adaptations govern the operations of the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Schaller, Mark.
Evolution, Culture, and the Human Mind.
Hoboken : Taylor & Francis, ©2009
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Schaller; Ara Norenzayan; Steven Heine; Toshio Yamagishi; Tatsuya Kameda; Steven J Heine
ISBN: 9780203848746 0203848748
OCLC Number: 798532746
Description: 1 online resource (300 pages)
Contents: Book Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Contributors; 1 Introduction; Section I: How Evolution and Culture Fit Together; 2 Towards a Cultural/Evolutionary Psychology: Cooperation and Complementarity; 3 The Human Mind and the Evolution of Cultural Animals; 4 Collective Evolution: Revisiting Donald Campbell's Legacy; 5 Cultural Evolution: Why Are Some Cultural Variants More Successful Than Others?; 6 From Genes to Memes: Psychology at the Nexus; Section II: Evolutionary Bases of Cultural Phenomena; 7 Exploring the Evolutionary Foundations of Culture: An Adaptationist Framework. 8 Teach These Souls to Fly: Supernatural as Human Adaptation9 The Birth of High Gods: How the Cultural Evolution of Supernatural Policing Influenced the Emergence of Complex, Cooperative Human Societies, Paving the Way for Civilization; 10 Social Selection and the Origins of Culture; 11 Are Our Minds Fundamentally Egalitarian? Adaptive Bases of Different Sociocultural Models About Distributive Justice; Section III: Evolutionary Universals and Cross-Cultural Differences; 12 Color in Mind, Culture, and Language; 13 An Institutional Approach to Culture. 14 Cultural Consequences of Voluntary Settlement in the Frontier: Evidence and Implications15 Cultural Inertia, Economic Incentives, and the Persistence of "Southern Violence"; 16 Infectious Diseases and the Evolution of Cross-Cultural Differences; 17 Universal Mechanisms and Cultural Diversity: Replacing the Blank Slate With a Coloring Book; Subject Index; Author Index.

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An enormous amount of scientific research compels two fundamental conclusions about the human mind: The mind is the product of evolution; and the mind is shaped by culture. These two perspectives on the human mind are not incompatible, but, until recently, their compatibility has resisted rigorous scholarly inquiry. Evolutionary psychology documents many ways in which genetic adaptations govern the operations of the human mind. But evolutionary inquiries only occasionally grapple seriously with questions about human culture and cross-cultural differences. By contrast, cultural psychology docum.

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