Evolutionary Psychology Products

  • Nature and Normativity

    Biology, Teleology, and Meaning

    By Mark Okrent

    Nature and Normativity argues that the problem of the place of norms in nature has been essentially misunderstood when it has been articulated in terms of the relation of human language and thought, on the one hand, and the world described by physics on the other. Rather, if we concentrate on the…

    Hardback – 2017-11-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • The Science of Expertise

    Behavioral, Neural, and Genetic Approaches to Complex Skill

    Edited by David Z. Hambrick, Guillermo Campitelli, Brooke N. Macnamara

    Offering the broadest review of psychological perspectives on human expertise to date, this volume covers behavioral, computational, neural, and genetic approaches to understanding complex skill. The chapters show how performance in music, the arts, sports, games, medicine, and other domains…

    Paperback – 2017-09-27 
    Routledge
    Frontiers of Cognitive Psychology

  • The Routledge Handbook of Evolution and Philosophy

    Edited by Richard Joyce

    In recent years, the relation between contemporary academic philosophy and evolutionary theory has become ever more active, multifaceted, and productive. The connection is a bustling two-way street. In one direction, philosophers of biology make significant contributions to theoretical discussions…

    Hardback – 2017-09-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Handbooks in Philosophy

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2017-06-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Morality and the Regulation of Social Behavior

    Groups as Moral Anchors

    By Naomi Ellemers

    Morality indicates what is the ‘right’ and what is the ‘wrong’ way to behave. It is one of the most popular areas of research in contemporary social psychology, driven in part by recent political-economic crises and the behavioral patterns they exposed. In the past, work on morality tended to…

    Paperback – 2017-06-19
    Psychology Press
    European Monographs in Social Psychology

  • Interpreting Visual Art

    A Survey of Cognitive Research About Pictures

    By Catherine Weir, Evans Mandes

    Interpreting Visual Art explores the psychological and cognitive mechanisms that underlie one's interpretation of art. After the brain encodes visual information, this encoding is then processed by perceptual mechanisms to identify objects and depth in pictures. The brain incorporates many factors…

    Hardback – 2017-05-15
    Routledge

  • Brain Evolution, Language and Psychopathology in Schizophrenia

    Edited by Paolo Brambilla, Andrea Marini

    This book provides a comprehensive review of new developments in the study of language processing and related neural networks in schizophrenia by addressing the complex link between psychopathology, language and evolution at different levels of analysis. Psychopathological symptoms in…

    Paperback – 2017-01-04
    Routledge
    Explorations in Mental Health

  • Adaptive Origins

    Evolution and Human Development

    By Peter LaFrenière

    In this text, students are invited to rethink psychology by grounding it in the natural sciences with the understanding that evolutionary and developmental processes work together with culture to solve problems of human adaptation. These processes are cast as interdependent:…

    Paperback – 2016-11-18
    Psychology Press

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2016-09-21
    Routledge
    Psychology Revivals

  • Evolutionary Psychology and Terrorism

    Edited by Max Taylor, Ken Pease, Jason Roach

    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…

    Paperback – 2016-08-24
    Routledge
    Political Violence

  • Depression

    The Evolution of Powerlessness

    By Paul Gilbert

    Depression: The Evolution of Powerlessness offers a fresh perspective on research, theory and conceptualisations of the depressive disorders, derived from evolution theory and arguing for the adoption of the biopsychosocial model. The book is split into three parts. Part I explores the major…

    Paperback – 2016-08-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Mental Health Classic Editions

  • Human Nature and Suffering

    By Paul Gilbert

    Human Nature and Suffering is a profound comment on the human condition, from the perspective of evolutionary psychology. Paul Gilbert explores the implications of humans as evolved social animals, suggesting that evolution has given rise to a varied set of social competencies, which form the basis…

    Paperback – 2016-08-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Mental Health Classic Editions

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