Evolutionary Psychology Products

  • 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 – 2015-12-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Global Cooperation Series

  • Primate Behavior and Human Origins

    By Glenn E. King

    This book provides a comprehensive overview of primate behavior. As well as covering common features and diversity, it demonstrates the theoretical perspectives and concepts that are applied to primate behavior, and explores the relevance of non-human primates to understanding human behavior. King…

    Paperback – 2015-11-12 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2015-10-02 
    Routledge
    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 – 2015-09-20 
    Routledge
    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
    Routledge
    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
    Routledge
    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

  • Social Behaviour in Animals (Psychology Revivals)

    With Special Reference to Vertebrates

    By N. Tinbergen

    Originally published in 1953, this is a classic study in animal behaviour, drawing on the author’s own extraordinary studies of insects, fish, and birds, as well as on the literature. The concept ‘community’ is taken in its widest sense to include all types of association of individuals, not only…

    Paperback – 2015-05-01
    Psychology Press
    Psychology Revivals

  • The Mind and its Mechanism

    By Paul Bousfield, W.R. Bousfield

    First published in 1927, the original blurb reads: "Scientists are beginning to believe there is some immaterial thing which performs certain functions that the material mechanism of the brain is powerless to perform. It is the purpose of this book to explain what that immaterial thing is and how…

    Hardback – 2015-03-26
    Routledge
    Psychology Revivals

  • Love and Instinct (Routledge Revivals)

    By Glenn Wilson

    First published in 1981, this title takes a ‘sociobiological’ approach to the exploration of sexual habits, looking at the fundamental biological nature of humans. The book covers the spectrum of human sexuality, considering love and marriage, variant sexuality and social influences. This is a…

    Paperback – 2015-02-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Variant Sexuality (Routledge Revivals)

    Research and Theory

    Edited by Glenn Wilson

    First published in 1987, this book presents contributions from international authorities reviewing major themes in variant sexuality. Genetic and evolutionary arguments are presented for the preponderance of paraphilia in males, whilst Freudian and psychoanalytic theories are shown to have limited…

    Paperback – 2015-02-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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