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Evolutionary explanations of human behaviour

Author: John Cartwright
Publisher: Hove : Routledge ; New York : Taylor & Francis, 2001.
Series: Routledge modular psychology.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Evolutionary Explanation of Human Behaviour is a unique introductory level book covering the topic of evolutionary psychology, a relatively new and controversial area of psychology. It deals with aspects of human reproductive behaviour, evolutionary explanations of mental disorders and the evolution of intelligence and the brain. The book is suitable for the AQA(A) A2 syllabus and will also be of interest to  Read more...
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Cartwright, John, 1953-
Evolutionary explanations of human behaviour.
Hove : Routledge ; New York : Taylor & Francis, 2001
(DLC) 2001031917
(OCoLC)47018444
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John Cartwright
ISBN: 0203470648 9780203470640 1280048409 9781280048401 9786610048403 6610048401 9780415241472 0415241472 9780415241489 0415241480
OCLC Number: 50706026
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 196 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Book Cover; Title; Contents; List of illustrations; Introduction; Sexual reproduction; Sexual selection; Unravelling human sexuality; Archetypes of the psyche: fears and anxieties as adaptive responses; Evolutionary explanations of mental disorders; The evolution of brain size; The evolution of intelligence; Study aids; Key Research Summaries; Glossary; Answers to progress exercises; Bibliography; Index.
Series Title: Routledge modular psychology.
Responsibility: John H. Cartwright.
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Evolutionary Explanation of Human Behaviour is a unique introductory level book covering the topic of evolutionary psychology, a relatively new and controversial area of psychology. It deals with aspects of human reproductive behaviour, evolutionary explanations of mental disorders and the evolution of intelligence and the brain. The book is suitable for the AQA(A) A2 syllabus and will also be of interest to undergraduates studying evolutionary psychology and anyone with a general interest in this new discipline.

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