Evolutionary Psychology: The New Science of the Mind / Edition 2by David Buss
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… See more details below
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.
- Allyn & Bacon, Inc.
- Publication date:
- Edition description:
- Older Edition
- Product dimensions:
- 7.18(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.89(d)
Table of Contents
|Pt. 1||Foundations of Evolutionary Psychology||1|
|1||The Scientific Movements Leading to Evolutionary Psychology||2|
|2||The New Science of Evolutionary Psychology||36|
|Pt. 2||Problems of Survival||69|
|3||Combating the Hostile Forces of Nature: Human Survival Problems||70|
|Pt. 3||Challenges of Sex and Mating||103|
|4||Women's Long-Term Mating Strategies||104|
|5||Men's Long-Term Mating Strategies||135|
|6||Short-Term Sexual Strategies||163|
|Pt. 4||Challenges of Parenting and Kinship||187|
|7||Problems of Parenting||188|
|8||Problems of Kinship||220|
|Pt. 5||Problems of Group Living||251|
|10||Aggression and Warfare||280|
|11||Conflict between the Sexes||311|
|12||Status, Prestige, and Social Dominance||344|
|Pt. 6||An Integrated Psychological Science||371|
|13||Toward a Unified Evolutionary Psychology||372|
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