Evolutionary Psychology: The New Science of the Mind
Focuses on the field of evolutionary psychology. This second edition offers a logical progression of topics by discussing adaptive problems that humans face. It integrates material on cognition and language throughout the text. It includes stories, media and cultural examples and illustrations, and applications to the personal lives of students.
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PART ONE Foundations of Evolutionary Psychology
The Scientific Movements Leading to Evolutionary Psychology
The New Science of Evolutionary Psychology
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