Games Primates Play: An Undercover Investigation of the Evolution and Economics of Human Relationships

Games Primates Play: An Undercover Investigation of the Evolution and Economics of Human Relationships

by Dario Maestripieri
     
 


Tracking us in elevators and on emails, at home and at work, a leading primatologist uncovers the rules that govern the social life of the human animal.See more details below

Overview


Tracking us in elevators and on emails, at home and at work, a leading primatologist uncovers the rules that govern the social life of the human animal.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780465020782
Publisher:
Basic Books
Publication date:
04/10/2012
Pages:
320
Sales rank:
1,353,416
Product dimensions:
6.34(w) x 9.32(h) x 1.10(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Introduction ix

Chapter 1 Dilemmas in the Elevator 1

Chapter 2 The Obsession with Dominance 17

Chapter 3 We Are All Mafiosi 53

Chapter 4 Climbing the Ladder 79

Chapter 5 Cooperate in the Spotlight, Compete in the Dark 109

Chapter 6 The Economics and Evolutionary Biology of Love 143

Chapter 7 Testing the Bond 171

Chapter 8 Shopping for Partners in the Biological Market 195

Chapter 9 The Evolution of Human Social Behavior 229

Epilogue 267

Acknowledgments 275

Notes 277

References 285

Index 297

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