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  1. Comparative Psychology

    Evolution and Development of Behavior, 2nd Edition

    By Mauricio R. Papini

    Comparative Psychology (second edition) is a core textbook for senior undergraduate and graduate courses in Comparative Psychology, Animal Behavior, and Evolutionary Psychology. Its main goal is to introduce the student to evolutionary and developmental approaches to the study of animal behavior....

    Published May 28th 2008 by Psychology Press

  2. Foundations of Evolutionary Psychology

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Charles Crawford, Dennis Krebs

    Evolutionary psychology is concerned with the adaptive problems early humans faced in ancestral human environments, the nature of the psychological mechanisms natural selection shaped to deal with those ancient problems, and the ability of the resulting evolved psychological mechanisms to deal with...

    Published March 18th 2008 by Psychology Press

  3. The Psychology of Physical Attraction

    By Viren Swami, Adrian Furnham

    People have long been interested in the complexities of human beauty, but until recently the science of attractiveness was largely left to poets, playwrights, philosophers, and artists. This book begins the task of providing a scientific look at physical attraction, by offering an overview of...

    Published November 8th 2007 by Routledge

  4. The Caveman Mystique

    Pop-Darwinism and the Debates Over Sex, Violence, and Science

    By Martha McCaughey

    Has evolution made men promiscuous skirt chasers? Pop-Darwinian claims about men's irrepressible heterosexuality have become increasingly common, and increasingly common excuses for men's sexual aggression. The Caveman Mystique traces such claims about the hairier sex through...

    Published October 19th 2007 by Routledge

  5. The Evolutionary Bases of Consumption

    By Gad Saad

    Series: Marketing and Consumer Psychology Series

    The Evolutionary Bases of Consumption by Gad Saad applies Darwinian principles in understanding our consumption patterns and the products of popular culture that most appeal to individuals. The first and only scholarly work to do so, this is a captivating study of the adaptive reasons behind our...

    Published January 23rd 2007 by Psychology Press

  6. 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...

    Published May 11th 2006 by Psychology Press

  7. Evolutionary Psychology, Public Policy and Personal Decisions

    Edited by Charles Crawford, Catherine Salmon

    During the last 15 years, human sociobiology has metamorphosed into evolutionary psychology. It is concerned with the social problems and stresses hominid and primate ancestors encountered, the psychological mechanisms natural selection shaped to deal with these stresses, and the way those ancient...

    Published February 10th 2004 by Psychology Press

  8. Evolutionary Explanations of Human Behaviour

    By John H. Cartwright

    Series: Routledge Modular Psychology

    In recent years, a new discipline has arisen that argues human behaviour can be understood in terms of evolutionary processes. Evolutionary Explanations of Human Behaviour is an introductory level book covering evolutionary psychology, this new and controversial field. The book deals with three...

    Published November 15th 2001 by Routledge

  9. Evolutionary Explanations of Human Behaviour

    By John H. Cartwright

    Series: Routledge Modular Psychology

    In recent years, a new discipline has arisen that argues human behaviour can be understood in terms of evolutionary processes. Evolutionary Explanations of Human Behaviour is an introductory level book covering evolutionary psychology, this new and controversial field. The book deals with three...

    Published November 15th 2001 by Routledge

  10. Genes on the Couch

    Explorations in Evolutionary Psychotherapy

    Edited by Paul Gilbert, Kent G. Bailey

    Philosophers and therapists have long theorised about how psychological mechanisms for love, jealousy, anxiety, depression and many other human characteristics may have evolved over millions of years. In the dawn of the new insights on evolution, provided by Darwin's theories of natural selection,...

    Published November 1st 2001 by Psychology Press