Evolutionary Psychology: The New Science of the Mind (6th Edition)

Download Evolutionary Psychology: The New Science of the Mind (6th Edition) written by David M. Buss in PDF format. This book is under the category Psychology and bearing the isbn/isbn13 number 1138088617; 1138088188/9781138088610/ 9781138088184. You may reffer the table below for additional details of the book.


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David M. Buss


Routledge; 6th edition




518 pages






1138088617; 1138088188


9781138088610/ 9781138088184

Book Description

Where did we come from? What is our association with other life forms? What are the mechanisms of the mind that explain what it means to be a human being? Evolutionary psychology is a revolutionary new science; a true synthesis of modern principles of psychology and evolutionary biology.

Since the publication of the award-winning first edition of Evolutionary Psychology (PDF); there has been an outburst of research within the field. In this ebook; David M. Buss explores human behavior from an evolutionary viewpoint; providing college students with the conceptual tools required to study evolutionary psychology and implement them to empirical research on the human mind. The 6th edition has expanded coverage of cultural evolution; with a new segment on culture–gene co-evolution; additional studies discussing interbreeding between modern humans and Neanderthals; expanded discussions of evolutionary hypotheses that have been empirically disconfirmed; and lots more!

Evolutionary Psychology: The New Science of the Mind 6th edition features a wealth of student-friendly pedagogy including case study boxes and critical-thinking questions designed to show how to apply evolutionary psychology to real-life situations. It is also accompanied by a thoroughly updated companion website featuring PowerPoints for each chapter; links to web resources and videos and test bank questions (not included in this sale).

Evolutionary Psychology 6e is a valuable resource for undergraduates studying biology; psychology; and anthropology.

NOTE: This product only includes the ebook Evolutionary Psychology: The New Science of the Mind (6th Edition) in PDF. No access codes are included.


Table of contents

Table of contents :
Half Title
Title Page
Copyright Page
Dedication Page
Part 1: Foundations of Evolutionary Psychology
1. The Scientific Movements Leading to Evolutionary Psychology
2. The New Science of Evolutionary Psychology
Part 2: Problems of Survival
3. Combating the Hostile Forces of Nature
Part 3: Challenges of Sex and Mating
4. Women’s Long-Term Mating Strategies
5. Men’s Long-Term Mating Strategies
6. Short-Term Sexual Strategies
Part 4: Challenges of Parenting and Kinship
7. Problems of Parenting
8. Problems of Kinship
Part 5: Problems of Group Living
9. Cooperative Alliances
10. Aggression and Warfare
11. Conflict Between the Sexes
12. Status, Prestige, and Social Dominance
13. Toward a Unified Evolutionary Psychology


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