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Evolutionary Psychology: An Introduction

by Lance Workman

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Popular science books on evolutionary psychology, especially those by Pinker, are great for convincing lay people of the value of evolutionary psychology. However, if you want to really understand EP, rather than merely be convinced one should not to oppose it, Workman and Reader's text is the introduction you need. The book is dense with fascinating, well referenced information, presented in a style accessible to anyone with even the most superficial knowledge of psychology and biology. ( )
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This textbook offers a comprehensive introduction to the increasingly important and fascinating science of evolutionary psychology, which attempts to understand the mind and behavior in terms of the evolutionary pressures that shaped them. The text carefully integrates evolutionary ideas with those of mainstream academic psychology to complement traditional courses and offers abundant critical evaluation. Topics covered include cognitive and social development, language, emotion, and evolutionary psychopathology. Each chapter features: Preview and list of key terms Text boxes containing interesting supplementary material Summary of key ideas Guide to further reading.

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