Evolutionary Psychology

[Revised entry by Stephen M. Downes on May 20, 2014. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] Evolutionary psychology is one of many biologically informed approaches to the study of human behavior.
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[Revised entry by Stephen M. Downes on May 20, 2014. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] Evolutionary psychology is one of many biologically informed approaches to the study of human behavior. Along with cognitive psychologists, evolutionary psychologists propose that much, if not all, of our behavior can be explained by appeal to internal psychological mechanisms. What distinguishes evolutionary psychologists from many cognitive psychologists is the proposal that...

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