David M. Buss
Wiley; 2nd edition
9781118755884/ 9781118763995/ 9781118756027/ 9781118755976
The important reference instrument for the progressive science of evolutionary psychology
Why is the thoughts made the best way it’s? How does enter from the atmosphere cooperate with the thoughts to provide conduct? These are the massive; one-sided questions that the sphere of evolutionary psychology pursues to discover. The Handbook of Evolutionary Psychology; Volume 1: Foundation; 2nd Edition; (PDF) is the seminal work on this vibrant; rapidly-growing new self-discipline. In this complete revision and growth; luminaries within the area current an in-depth exploration of the foundations of evolutionary psychology and describe the brand new empirical discoveries and theoretical developments that proceed at an unimaginable tempo.
Evolutionary psychologists recommend that the thoughts has a posh and specialised construction; simply because the physique has a specialised and sophisticated construction. From this vital theoretical idea arises the massive array of prospects which are on the coronary heart of the sphere; which seeks to discover such traits as notion; language; and reminiscence from an evolutionary perspective. This examination is aimed to find out the human psychological traits which are the merchandise of pure and sexual choice and; as such to chart and comprehend human nature.
- Enter the dialogue of the massive questions addressed by the rising area of evolutionary psychology
- Discover the foundations of evolutionary psychology; from concept and strategies to the ideas of EP critics
- Explore the psychology of human survival; parenting; mating; cooperation and battle; tradition; and extra
- Recognize how evolutionary psychology is interwoven with different tutorial topics and conventional psychological disciplines
The ebook is the definitive information for each psychologist and pupil fascinated with holding abreast of new concepts on this rapidly growing area.
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Table of contents
Table of contents :
Introduction: The Emergence and Maturation of Evolutionary Psychology
Part I: Foundations of Evolutionary Psychology
Chapter 1: The Theoretical Foundations of Evolutionary Psychology
The Emergence of Evolutionary Psychology: What is at Stake?
The Intellectual Origins of Evolutionary Psychology
Principles of Organic Design
Computational Adaptationist Approaches to Motivation and Emotion
Emotions as a Solution to the Short-Term Problem of Mechanism Coordination. Recurrent Dimensions of Environmental and Organismic Variation Select for Parametric Coordinative AdaptationsWhy Might Some Coordinative Calibrations Be Parameterized By Ontogenetic Inputs, Some By Quantitative Genetic Inheritance, and Some By Inherited Epigenetic Information?
The Future of Evolutionary Psychology and a Unified Social Science
Chapter 2: Life History Theory and Evolutionary Psychology
Life History Theory: An Overview
Mechanisms of Life History Allocation
Chapter 3: Methods of Evolutionary Sciences. Methods in Evolutionary PsychologyTheory Testing, Special Design, and Strong Research Methods
Levels of Analysis and Phylogenetic Approaches
Research Programs Providing Good Evidence for Psychological Adaptations
Summary and Conclusions
Chapter 4: Evolutionary Psychology and Its Critics
Chapter 5: Intuitive Ontologies and Domain Specificity
Domain Specificity: Early Models and Their Limits
Intuitive Psychology: From “Theory of Mind” to Specialized Detection Systems. Living Things versus Artifacts: From Ontological Categories to Goal-Specific SystemsDomain-Specific Systems and Cultural Knowledge: Number
General Features of Intuitive Domain-Specific Inference Systems
Part II: Survival
Chapter 6: The Evolutionary Psychology of Food Intake and Choice
The Fundamental Rich and Complex Relation between Humans and Their Food
Chapter 7: The Behavioral Immune System
The Behavioral Immune System Is Adapted to a Functionally Unique Fitness Problem
Its Activation Is Associated with Disgust. It Influences Responses to Things that Pose No Real Threat of InfectionIts Effects are Flexible and Context-Contingent
It has Unique Implications for Interpersonal Attraction
It has Unique Implications for Stigma and Prejudice
It has Unique Implications for Conformity and Reactions to Nonconformity
It May have Implications for Behavioral Dispositions More Broadly
It May Help to Explain Cross-Cultural Differences
It Has Both Obvious and Nonobvious Health Implications
There Is Still a lot That We do Not Know
It Is an Evolutionary Psychology Success Story