Psychology: Evolutionary Psychology

  • Morality Made Visible: Edward Westermarck’s Moral and Social Theory book cover

    Morality Made Visible

    Edward Westermarck’s Moral and Social Theory, 1st Edition

    By Otto Pipatti

    While highly respected among evolutionary psychologists, the sociologist, anthropologist and philosopher Edward Westermarck is now largely forgotten in the social sciences. This book is the first full study of his moral and social theory, focusing on the key elements of his theory of moral emotions…

    Hardback – 2019-04-08 
    Routledge
    Classical and Contemporary Social Theory

  • Evolutionary Psychology: The New Science of the Mind book cover

    Evolutionary Psychology

    The New Science of the Mind, 6th Edition

    By David Buss

    Where did we come from? What is our connection with other life forms? What are the mechanisms of mind that define what it means to be a human being? Evolutionary psychology is a revolutionary new science, a true synthesis of modern principles of psychology and evolutionary biology. David Buss…

    Paperback – 2019-03-29 
    Routledge

  • Evolutionary Psychology and Digital Games: Digital Hunter-Gatherers book cover

    Evolutionary Psychology and Digital Games

    Digital Hunter-Gatherers, 1st Edition

    Edited by Johannes Breuer, Daniel Pietschmann, Benny Liebold, Benjamin P. Lange

    Evolutionary Psychology and Digital Games: Digital Hunter-Gatherers is the first edited volume that systematically applies evolutionary psychology to the study of the use and effects of digital games. The book is divided into four parts: Theories and Methods Emotion and Morality Social…

    Hardback – 2018-09-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Game Studies

  • Intergenerational Family Relations: An Evolutionary Social Science Approach book cover

    Intergenerational Family Relations

    An Evolutionary Social Science Approach, 1st Edition

    By Antti O. Tanskanen, Mirkka Danielsbacka

    This book offers a synthesis of social science and evolutionary approaches to the study of intergenerational relations, using biological, psychological and sociological factors to develop a single framework for understanding why kin help one another across generations. With attention to both…

    Hardback – 2018-08-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Explaining Human Diversity: Cultures, Minds, Evolution book cover

    Explaining Human Diversity

    Cultures, Minds, Evolution, 1st Edition

    By Carles Salazar

    Why are humans so different from each other and what makes the human species so different from all other living organisms? This introductory book provides a concise and accessible account of human diversity, of its causes and the ways in which anthropologists go about trying to make sense of it.…

    Paperback – 2018-07-09
    Routledge

  • Émile Durkheim and the Birth of the Gods: Clans, Incest, Totems, Phratries, Hordes, Mana, Taboos, Corroborees, Sodalities, Menstrual Blood, Apes, Churingas, Cairns, and Other Mysterious Things book cover

    Émile Durkheim and the Birth of the Gods

    Clans, Incest, Totems, Phratries, Hordes, Mana, Taboos, Corroborees, Sodalities, Menstrual Blood, Apes, Churingas, Cairns, and Other Mysterious Things, 1st Edition

    By Alexandra Maryanski

    The Birth of the Gods is dedicated to Durkheim's effort to understand the basis of social integration. Unlike most social scientists, then and now, Durkheim concluded that humans are naturally more individualistic than collectivistic, that the primal social unit for humans is the macro-level unit (…

    Paperback – 2018-06-22
    Routledge

  • Human Infancy: An Evolutionary Perspective book cover

    Human Infancy

    An Evolutionary Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Daniel G. Freedman

    Originally published in 1974, this volume is primarily devoted to what is known about human infancy from an ethological, evolutionary viewpoint. Included are discussions of pan-specific traits, presumably shared by all infants; individual genetic variations on these behaviours (as judged by…

    Paperback – 2018-06-13
    Routledge
    Psychology Library Editions: Cognitive Science

  • Moral Reality and the Empirical Sciences book cover

    Moral Reality and the Empirical Sciences

    1st Edition

    By Thomas Pölzler

    Are there objective moral truths (things that are morally right or wrong independently of what anybody thinks about them)? To answer this question more and more scholars have recently begun to appeal to evidence from scientific disciplines such as psychology, neuroscience, biology, and anthropology…

    Hardback – 2018-05-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Ethics and Moral Theory

  • The Feeling, Thinking Citizen: Essays in Honor of Milton Lodge book cover

    The Feeling, Thinking Citizen

    Essays in Honor of Milton Lodge, 1st Edition

    Edited by Howard Lavine, Charles S. Taber

    This book is an appreciation of the long and illustrious career of Milton Lodge. Having begun his academic life as a Kremlinologist in the 1960s, Milton Lodge radically shifted gears to become one of the most influential scholars of the past half century working at the intersection of psychology…

    Paperback – 2018-03-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Political Psychology

  • Ecological Learning Theory book cover

    Ecological Learning Theory

    1st Edition

    By Graham Davey

    Originally published in 1989, this title presents a view of adaptive behaviour which integrates both evolutionary and psychological perspectives on learning. The study of learning, and in particular conditioning, had evolved in isolation from the rest of the biological sciences, and until the late…

    Hardback – 2018-02-22
    Routledge
    Psychology Library Editions: Comparative Psychology

  • Brain, Behaviour and Evolution book cover

    Brain, Behaviour and Evolution

    1st Edition

    Edited by David A. Oakley, H. C. Plotkin

    Originally published in 1979, this book provides students with an example of the ways in which an evolutionary perspective can rephrase and clarify traditional questions and issues in psychology. The format provides the student firstly with the minimal amount of basic information in neuroanatomy,…

    Hardback – 2018-02-22
    Routledge
    Psychology Library Editions: Comparative Psychology

  • Evolution of the Learning Brain: Or How You Got To Be So Smart... book cover

    Evolution of the Learning Brain

    Or How You Got To Be So Smart..., 1st Edition

    By Paul Howard-Jones

    How does learning transform us biologically? What learning processes do we share with bacteria, jellyfish and monkeys? Is technology impacting on our evolution and what might the future hold for the learning brain? These are just some of the questions Paul Howard-Jones explores on a fascinating…

    Paperback – 2018-02-01
    Routledge

1Series in Evolutionary Psychology

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