Groundbreaking developments, findings, and perspectives in evolutionary psychology
The Handbook of Evolutionary Psychology is the field's leading resource, providing comprehensive coverage of the latest findings and theoretical developments. Now in its second edition, this two-volume set features expanded discussion on culture, neuroscience, and human development, with a broader scope that extends beyond the individual and into family dynamics, groups dynamics, societies, and cultures. Volume 1: Foundations provides a detailed overview of this exciting new field of study, and Volume 2: Integrations shows how the theory is applied in industries as diverse as politics, medicine, anthropology, marketing, and more. Contributions from Steven Pinker, Richard Dawkins, Paul Bloom, Paul Rozin, Donald Symons, Leda Cosmides, and John Tooby provide insight from thought leaders, rounding out the most respected evolutionary psychology reference on the market.
Evolutionary psychology seeks to identify which human psychological systems are the results of natural selection, evolved to solve recurrent problems in human ancestral environments. These books bring together the fundamental concepts, latest developments, and expert insight to give you an accurate, comprehensive view of this area of study.
• Understand the aims, methods, and major findings of evolutionary psychology
• Get up to speed on the latest theoretical developments and empirical discoveries
• Gain the perspectives and insight of the field's leading authorities
• Learn how evolutionary psychology is applied across diverse industries
Evolutionary psychologists suggest that the field is more than a sub discipline of psychology, that it can provide a foundational, metatheoretical framework that integrates the entire field. The Handbook of Evolutionary Psychology is a complete, authoritative reference, ideal for psychologists, students, or anyone interested in the human mind.