Evolutionary Psychology: The New Science of the Mind / Edition 1

Evolutionary Psychology: The New Science of the Mind / Edition 1

by David M. Buss
     
 

ISBN-10: 0205193587

ISBN-13: 9780205193585

Pub. Date: 11/23/1998

Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Inc.

In the first edition, Evolutionary Psychology was the premier and original text for the burgeoning field of evolutionary psychology. The third edition, containing a major update involving nearly 400 new references, continues this legacy.

 

David Buss,

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In the first edition, Evolutionary Psychology was the premier and original text for the burgeoning field of evolutionary psychology. The third edition, containing a major update involving nearly 400 new references, continues this legacy.

 

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 third edition of Evolutionary Psychology ensures that you will master the material presented.

 

Highlights of the Third Edition

  • Expanded coverage of issues in clinical and psychopathology
  • Expanded coverage of culture and learning
  • New coverage of testosterone and human mating
  • New coverage of work on parenting and kinship adaptations
  • Expanded coverage of fMRI and other neuroscience findings
  • New work on adaptations linked with ovulation
  • New section on the evolution of intelligence

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780205193585
Publisher:
Allyn & Bacon, Inc.
Publication date:
11/23/1998
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
456
Product dimensions:
7.35(w) x 9.57(h) x 1.05(d)

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Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgments
Pt. 1Foundations of Evolutionary Psychology1
1The Scientific Movements Leading to Evolutionary Psychology3
2The New Science of Evolutionary Psychology33
Pt. 2Problems of Survival67
3Combating the Hostile Forces of Nature: Human Survival Problems69
Pt. 3Challenges of Sex and Mating97
4Women's Long-Term Mating Strategies99
5Men's Long-Term Mating Strategies131
6Short-Term Sexual Strategies161
Pt. 4Challenges of Parenting and Kinship187
7Problems of Parenting189
8Problems of Kinship222
Pt. 5Problems of Group Living251
9Cooperative Alliances253
10Aggression and Warfare278
11Conflict between the Sexes312
12Status, Prestige, and Social Dominance345
Pt. 6An Integrated Psychological Science371
13Toward a Unified Evolutionary Psychology373

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