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Forthcoming Evolutionary Psychology Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Starting from Scratch

    The Origin and Development of Expression, Representation and Symbolism in Human and Non-Human Primates

    By John Matthews

    This book compares the beginning of symbolic thought in human infancy with that of our close primate relatives, the chimpanzees. The author investigates the precursors of symbolism by studying the actions and interactions of a small group of these intelligent, non-human primates who live in...

    To Be Published June 12th 2015 by Psychology Press

  2. Relational Psychophysics in Humans and Animals

    A Comparative-Developmental Approach

    By Viktor Sarris

    Relational Psychophysics in Humans and Animals offers a comprehensive and integrated overview of the often fragmented field of psychophysics. It introduces key concepts in psychophysics and clearly summarises and illustrates the central issues through telling examples. It combines empirical...

    To Be Published June 29th 2015 by Psychology Press

  3. Biologising the Social Sciences

    Challenging Darwinian and Neuroscience Explanations

    Edited by David Canter, David Turner

    Series: Contemporary Issues in Social Science

    You can hardly open a paper or read an academic journal without some attempt to explain an aspect of human behaviour or experience by reference to neuroscience, biological or evolutionary processes. This ‘biologising’ has had rather a free ride until now, being generally accepted by the public at...

    To Be Published June 29th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Adaptive Rhetoric

    Evolution, Culture, and the Art of Persuasion

    By Alex C. Parrish

    Series: Routledge Studies in Rhetoric and Communication

    Rhetorical scholarship has for decades relied solely on culture to explain persuasive behavior. While this focus allows for deep explorations of historical circumstance, it neglects the powerful effects of biology on rhetorical behavior – how our bodies and brains help shape and constrain...

    To Be Published August 15th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Evolutionary Psychology and Terrorism

    Edited by Max Taylor, Jason Roach, Ken Pease

    Series: Political Violence

    This book explores the evolutionary context of terrorism and political violence. While evolutionary thinking has come to permeate both biological and social-science theorising, it has not yet been applied systematically to the areas of terrorism and political violence. This volume seeks to do this...

    To Be Published August 28th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Evolution and Behavior

    By Lance Workman, Will Reader

    Series: Foundations of Psychology

    The relationship between how we evolved and how we behave is a controversial and fascinating field of study. From how we choose a mate to how we socialize with other people, the evolutionary process has an enduring legacy on the way we view the world. Evolution and Behavior provides students with a...

    To Be Published October 2nd 2015 by Routledge

  7. Global Cooperation and the Human Factor in International Relations

    Edited by Dirk Messner, Silke Weinlich

    Series: Routledge Global Cooperation Series

    This book aims to pave the way for a new interdisciplinary approach to global cooperation research. It does so by bringing in disciplines whose insights about human behaviour might provide a crucial yet hitherto neglected foundation for understanding how and under which conditions global...

    To Be Published October 30th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Primate Behavior and Human Origins

    By Glenn E. King

    This book provides a comprehensive overview of primate behavior. As well as covering common features and diversity, it demonstrates the theoretical perspectives and concepts that are applied to primate behavior, and explores the relevance of non-human primates to understanding human behavior. King...

    To Be Published November 20th 2015 by Routledge

  9. The Routledge Handbook of Evolution and Philosophy

    Edited by Richard Joyce

    Series: Routledge Handbooks in Philosophy

    To Be Published January 15th 2016 by Routledge

  10. Evolution of the Learning Brain

    Perspectives on Mind, Brain and Education

    By Paul Howard-Jones

    To Be Published March 15th 2016 by Routledge