Evolutionary Psychology Products

  • Advances in Biolinguistics

    The Human Language Faculty and Its Biological Basis

    Edited by Koji Fujita, Cedric A. Boeckx

    Biolinguistics is a highly interdisciplinary field that seeks the rapprochement between linguistics and biology. Linking theoretical linguistics, theoretical biology, genetics, neuroscience and cognitive psychology, this book offers a collection of chapters situating the enterprise conceptually,…

    Hardback – 2016-03-10 

  • Attraction Explained

    The science of how we form relationships

    By Viren Swami

    How much does appearance matter in the formation of romantic relationships? Do nice guys always finish last? Does playing hard-to-get ever work? What really makes for a good chat-up line? When it comes to relationships, there’s no shortage of advice from self-help ‘experts’, pick-up…

    Paperback – 2016-01-21 

  • Modern Materialism and Emergent Evolution

    By William McDougall

    Originally published in 1929, McDougall examines the pertinent conflict between religion and science. His work exhibits the failure of scientists to explain human action mechanistically (the essence of modern materialism), establishes purposive action as a type of event radically different from all…

    Hardback – 2015-12-27 
    Routledge Revivals

  • Evolutionary Psychiatry

    A new beginning

    By Anthony Stevens, John Price

    Evolutionary Psychiatry was first published in 1996, the second edition followed in 2000. This ground breaking book challenged the medical model which supplied few effective answers to long-standing conundrums. A comprehensive introduction to the science of Darwinian Psychiatry, the second edition…

    Paperback – 2015-12-17 
    Routledge Mental Health Classic Editions

  • Global Cooperation and the Human Factor in International Relations

    Edited by Dirk Messner, Silke Weinlich

    This book aims to pave the way for a new interdisciplinary approach to global cooperation research. It does so by bringing in disciplines whose insights about human behaviour might provide a crucial yet hitherto neglected foundation for understanding how and under which conditions global…

    Hardback – 2015-12-14 
    Routledge Global Cooperation Series

  • Primate Behavior and Human Origins

    By Glenn E. King

    This comprehensive introduction demonstrates the theoretical perspectives and concepts that are applied to primate behavior, and explores the relevance of non-human primates to understanding human behavior. Using a streamlined and student-friendly taxonomic framework, King provides a thorough…

    Paperback – 2015-11-09

  • Evolution and Behavior

    By Lance Workman, Will Reader

    The relationship between how we evolved and how we behave is a controversial and fascinating field of study. From how we choose a mate to how we socialize with other people, the evolutionary process has an enduring legacy on the way we view the world. Evolution and Behavior provides students with a…

    Paperback – 2015-10-13
    Foundations of Psychology

  • Adaptive Rhetoric

    Evolution, Culture, and the Art of Persuasion

    By Alex C. Parrish

    Rhetorical scholarship has for decades relied solely on culture to explain persuasive behavior. While this focus allows for deep explorations of historical circumstance, it neglects the powerful effects of biology on rhetorical behavior – how our bodies and brains help shape and constrain…

    Paperback – 2015-09-03
    Routledge Studies in Rhetoric and Communication

  • Evolutionary Psychology and Terrorism

    Edited by Max Taylor, Jason Roach, Ken Pease

    This book explores the evolutionary context of terrorism and political violence. While evolutionary thinking has come to permeate both biological and social-science theorising, it has not yet been applied systematically to the areas of terrorism and political violence. This volume seeks to do this…

    Hardback – 2015-08-28
    Political Violence

  • Relational Psychophysics in Humans and Animals

    A Comparative-Developmental Approach

    By Viktor Sarris

    Relational Psychophysics in Humans and Animals offers a comprehensive and integrated overview of the often fragmented field of psychophysics. It introduces key concepts in psychophysics and clearly summarises and illustrates the central issues through telling examples. It combines empirical…

    Paperback – 2015-06-25
    Psychology Press

  • Biologising the Social Sciences

    Challenging Darwinian and Neuroscience Explanations

    Edited by David Canter, David Turner

    You can hardly open a paper or read an academic journal without some attempt to explain an aspect of human behaviour or experience by reference to neuroscience, biological or evolutionary processes. This ‘biologising’ has had rather a free ride until now, being generally accepted by the public at…

    Paperback – 2015-06-09
    Contemporary Issues in Social Science

  • Starting from Scratch

    The Origin and Development of Expression, Representation and Symbolism in Human and Non-Human Primates

    By John Matthews

    This book compares the beginning of symbolic thought in human infancy with that of our close primate relatives, the chimpanzees. The author investigates the precursors of symbolism by studying the actions and interactions of a small group of these intelligent, non-human primates who live in…

    Paperback – 2015-05-22
    Psychology Press

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