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Human Evolutionary Psychology

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Other people and their behaviour are a subject of endless fascination for us. Our understanding of why we behave in certain ways can be greatly enhanced if we take an evolutionary perspective. Understanding the evolutionary pressures that have shaped human behaviour can give us a new insight into why we prefer a good gossip to a lengthy session of algebra, or why children are so good at learning language and so poor at sharing nicely with others. Human Evolutionary Psychology offers a comprehensive overview of all aspects of human evolutionary behaviour and psychology. Tackling everything from mate choice to marriage patterns, childcare to cultural evolution, Human Evolutionary Psychology critically assesses the value of evolutionary explanations to humans in both modern western society and traditional pre-industrial societies. The combination of broad scope and in-depth analysis makes it the ideal introduction to this exciting and rapidly expanding area of research.

Book is in good condition. Pages are mostly excellent; some exhibit wear in the corners. Similarly, front cover exhibits some noticeable wear in the bottom-right corner. Otherwise good.

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Author(s):
Louise Barrett
Condition:
Used: good
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0333725581
ISBN-13:
9780333725580
Number of pages:
0
Publisher:
Palgrave
Title:
Human Evolutionary Psychology

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Other people and their behaviour are a subject of endless fascination for us. Our understanding of why we behave in certain ways can be greatly enhanced if we take an evolutionary perspective. Understanding the evolutionary pressures that have shaped human behaviour can give us a new insight into why we prefer a good gossip to a lengthy session of algebra, or why children are so good at learning language and so poor at sharing nicely with others. Human Evolutionary Psychology offers a comprehensive overview of all aspects of human evolutionary behaviour and psychology. Tackling everything from mate choice to marriage patterns, childcare to cultural evolution, Human Evolutionary Psychology critically assesses the value of evolutionary explanations to humans in both modern western society and traditional pre-industrial societies. The combination of broad scope and in-depth analysis makes it the ideal introduction to this exciting and rapidly expanding area of research.

Book is in good condition. Pages are mostly excellent; some exhibit wear in the corners. Similarly, front cover exhibits some noticeable wear in the bottom-right corner. Otherwise good.

Author(s):
Louise Barrett
Condition:
Used: good
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0333725581
ISBN-13:
9780333725580
Number of pages:
0
Publisher:
Palgrave
Title:
Human Evolutionary Psychology

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