The Functional Mind: Readings in Evolutionary Psychology / Edition 1by Douglas T. Kenrick, Carol L. Luce
Pub. Date: 10/28/2003
This reader demonstrates how evolutionary perspectives can shed the same light on human thought and behavior as they have shed on the behaviors of species from earthworms and chimpanzees. Reader-friendly and straightforward, readers will find this set of articles and shortened empirical studies engaging and relevant. It is a collection of readings that deal with all areas of evolutionary psychology. For anyone interested in evolutionary psychology.
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Table of Contents
1. Motivation & Emotion.
a. Buss, D. M. (2000). The evolution of happiness. American Psychologist, 55, 15-23.
b. Pinel, J. P. J., Assanand, S. & Lehman, D. R. (2000). Hunger, Eating, and Ill Health. American Psychologist, 55, 1105-1116.
a. Nesse, R. M., & Berridge, K. C. (1997). Psychoactive drug use in evolutionary perspective. Science, 278, 63-66.
b. Daly, M., & Wilson, M. (1988). Evolutionary social psychology and family homicide. Science, 242, 519-524.
3. Sensation, Perception & Physiology.
a. Ehrlich, P.R., Dobkin, D.S., & Wheye, D. (1988). Hawk-eyed. Pp. 229 & 231 in The Birder's Handbook: A field guide to the natural history of North American birds. New York: Simon & Schuster.
b. Rosch, E. H. (1973). Natural categories. Cognitive Psychology, 4, 328-350.
c. Thornhill, R., & Gangestad, S. W. (1994). Scent of symmetry: A human sex pheromone that signals fitness? Ethology and Sociobiology, 20, 175-202.
a. Seligman, M. E. P., & Hager, J. L. (Aug, 1972). Biological boundaries of learning: The sauce-bernaise syndrome. Psychology Today, pp. 59-61, 84-87.
b. Wilcoxon, H. C., Dragoin, W. B., & Kral, P. A. (1971). Illness-induced aversions in rat and quail: Relative salience of visual and gustatory cues. Science, 171, 826-828.
5. Memory & Cognition.
a. Silverman, I, Choi, J., Mackewn, A., Fisher, M., Moro, J., & Olshansky, E. (2000). Evolved mechanisms underlying wayfinding: Furtherstudies on the hunter-gatherer theory of spatial sex differences. Evolution and Human Behavior, 21, 201-213.
b. Eals, M., & Silverman, I. (1994). The hunter-gatherer theory of spatial sex differences: Proximate factors mediating the female advantage in recall of object arrays. Ethology and Sociobiology, 15, 95-105.
c. Sugiyama, L.S., Tooby, J. & Cosmides, L. (2002). Cross-cultural evidence of cognitive adaptations for social exchange among the Shiwiar of Ecuadorian Amazonia. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 99, 11537-11542.
d. Haselton, M. G., & Buss, D. M. (2000). Error management theory: A new perspective on biases in cross-sex mind reading. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 78, 81-91.
6. Language and Nonverbal Behavior
a. Ekman, P., & Friesen, W. V. (1971). Constants across cultures in the face and emotion. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 17, 124-129.
b. Pinker, S. (2003). Language as an adaptation to the cognitive niche. M. Christiansen & S. Kirby (Eds.), Language Evolution: Reports from the Research Frontier. New York: Oxford University Press.
c. Moore, M. M. (1985). Nonverbal courtship patterns in women. Ethology and Sociobiology, 6, 237-247.
7. Aggression and Intergroup Conflict
a. Wilson, M., & Daly, M. (1985). Competitiveness, risk taking, and violence: The young male syndrome. Ethology and Sociobiology, 6, 59-73.
b. Campbell, A. (1995). A few good men: Evolutionary psychology and female adolescent aggression. Ethology and Sociobiology, 16, 99-123.
8. Prosocial Behavior.
a. Sherman, P. W. (1977). Nepotism and the evolution of alarm calls. Science, 197, 1246-1253.
b. Burnstein, E., Crandall, C., & Kitayama, S. (1994). Some neo-Darwinian decision rules for altruism: Weighing cues for includsive fitness as a function of the biological importance of the decision. Journal of Personality & Social Psychology, 67, 773-789.
c. deWaal, F.B.M. (2000). Primates - A natural heritage of conflict resolution. Science, 289: 586-590.
9. Mate Selection.
a. Shepher, J. (1971). Mate selection among second generation kibbutz adolescents and adults: Incest avoidance and negative imprinting. Archives of Sexual Behavior, 1, 293-307.
b. Kenrick. D. T., Sadalla, E. K., Groth, G., & Trost, M. R. (1990). Evolution, traits, and the stages of human courtship: Qualifying the parental investment model. Journal of Personality, 58, 97-117.
10. Mating Relationships.
a. Simpson, J. A., & Gangestad, S. W. (1992). Sociosexuality and romantic partner choice. Journal of Personality, 60, 31-51.
b. Buss, D. M., Larsen, R. J., Westen, D., & Semmelroth, J. (1992). Sex differences in jealousy: Evolution, physiology, and psychology. Psychological Science, 3, 251-255.
c. Kenrick, D. T., Neuberg, S. L., Zierk, K. L., & Krones, J. M. (1994). Evolution and social cognition: Contrast effects as a function of sex, dominance, and physical attractiveness. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 20, 210-217.
11. Child Development and Family Relations.
a. Fairbanks, L.A. (1993). What is a good mother? Adaptive variation in maternal behavior of primates. Current Directions in Psychological Science, 2, 179-183.
b. Geary, D. C. (1999). Evolution and developmental sex differences. Current Directions in Psychological Science, 8, 115-119.
c. Salmon, C. A., & Daly, M. (1996). On the importance of kin relations to Canadian women and men. Ethology and Sociobiology, 17, 289-297.
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