Evolutionary Psychology: The Science of Human Behavior and Evolution

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Wiley, Nov 5, 2002 - Science - 488 pages
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Written in a lively and engaging manner, this new work places evolutionary psychology within the broad sweep of our primate heritage and the full scope of our evolutionary story. Beginning with the basics of evolution, the book first unpacks the far-ranging saga of human evolution, then moves on to examine motor behavior and emotions, sexual behavior and mate selection, and higher cognition.

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Contents

Explaining Human Nature
3
Basic Concepts
23
Methods and Criticisms
37
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Matthew J. Rossano received his Ph.D. from the University of California, Riverside. He is presently Professor of Psychology at Southeastern Louisiana University in Hammond, Louisiana where he has taught courses in Evolutionary Psychology and in Cognitive Psychology for the past 10 years.

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