Evolutionary Psychology: A Beginner's Guide

Evolutionary Psychology: A Beginner's Guide

by Robin Dunbar, Louise Barrett, John Lycett
     
 

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Evolutionary Psychology: A Beginner’s Guide is a uniquely accessible yet comprehensive guide to the study of the effects of evolutionary theory on human behaviour. Written specifically for the general reader, and for entry-level students, it covers all the most important elements of this interdisciplinary subject, from the role of evolution in our selection of

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Evolutionary Psychology: A Beginner’s Guide is a uniquely accessible yet comprehensive guide to the study of the effects of evolutionary theory on human behaviour. Written specifically for the general reader, and for entry-level students, it covers all the most important elements of this interdisciplinary subject, from the role of evolution in our selection of partner, to the influence of genetics on parenting. The book draws widely on examples, case studies and background facts to convey a substantial amount of information, and is authored by the UK’s leading experts in the field, from the only dedicated research and teaching institute.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781780740195
Publisher:
Oneworld Publications
Publication date:
03/01/2005
Series:
Beginner's Guides
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
240
File size:
351 KB

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Meet the Author

Robin Dunbar, Professor of Evolutionary Psychology at the University of Liverpool, has lectured around the world and is the author of several acclaimed books, including Grooming, Gossip and the Evolution of Language (Faber & Faber, 1988).


Louise Barrett and John Lycett are lecturers in Evolutionary Psychology at the University of Liverpool.

Robin Dunbar, Professor of Evolutionary Psychology at the University of Liverpool, has lectured around the world and is the author of several acclaimed books.


John Lycett is a lecturer in Evolutionary Psychology at the University of Liverpool.


Louise Barrett is a lecturer in Evolutionary Psychology at the University of Liverpool.

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