Evolutionary Psychology: The New Science of the Mind / Edition 2

Evolutionary Psychology: The New Science of the Mind / Edition 2

by David Buss
     
 

ISBN-10: 0205370713

ISBN-13: 9780205370719

Pub. Date: 08/06/2003

Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Inc.

In its first edition, Evolutionary Psychology: The Science of the Mind was the premier and original text for the burgeoning field of evolutionary psychology. David Buss, one of the foremost researchers in the field, has thoroughly revised his already enormously successful text to provide an even more comprehensive overview of this dynamic field. Using

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In its first edition, Evolutionary Psychology: The Science of the Mind was the premier and original text for the burgeoning field of evolutionary psychology. David Buss, one of the foremost researchers in the field, has thoroughly revised his already enormously successful text to provide an even more comprehensive overview of this dynamic field. Using cutting-edge research and an engaging writing style, the Second Edition of Evolutionary Psychologyensures that your students will master the material presented.

Highlights of the Second Edition:

  • Offers a logical progression of topics by discussing adaptive problems that humans face.
  • Integrates additional material on cognition and language throughout the text.
  • Includes stories, media and cultural examples and illustrations, and applications to the personal lives of students.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780205370719
Publisher:
Allyn & Bacon, Inc.
Publication date:
08/06/2003
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
480
Product dimensions:
7.18(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.89(d)

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Table of Contents

Preface
Pt. 1Foundations of Evolutionary Psychology1
1The Scientific Movements Leading to Evolutionary Psychology2
2The New Science of Evolutionary Psychology36
Pt. 2Problems of Survival69
3Combating the Hostile Forces of Nature: Human Survival Problems70
Pt. 3Challenges of Sex and Mating103
4Women's Long-Term Mating Strategies104
5Men's Long-Term Mating Strategies135
6Short-Term Sexual Strategies163
Pt. 4Challenges of Parenting and Kinship187
7Problems of Parenting188
8Problems of Kinship220
Pt. 5Problems of Group Living251
9Cooperative Alliances252
10Aggression and Warfare280
11Conflict between the Sexes311
12Status, Prestige, and Social Dominance344
Pt. 6An Integrated Psychological Science371
13Toward a Unified Evolutionary Psychology372
Bibliography413
Index441

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