Psychology: Evolutionary 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...

    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 – 2018-01-18 
    Routledge

  • Global Cooperation and the Human Factor in International Relations book cover

    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…

    Paperback – 2018-01-03 
    Routledge

  • Machiavellianism: The Psychology of Manipulation book cover

    Machiavellianism

    The Psychology of Manipulation

    By Tamás Bereczkei

    The world abounds with tricksters, swindlers, and impostors. Many of them may well be described with the term Machiavellian. Such individuals disrespect moral principles, deceive their fellow beings, and take advantage of others’ frailty and gullibility. They have a penetrating, rational and sober…

    Paperback – 2017-12-18 
    Routledge

  • Nature and Normativity: Biology, Teleology, and Meaning book cover

    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 – 2017-10-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • The Digital Child: The Evolution of Inwardness in the Histories of Childhood book cover

    The Digital Child

    The Evolution of Inwardness in the Histories of Childhood

    By Daniel Dervin

    Nothing is more synonymous with the 21st Century than the image of a child on his or her smartphone, tablet, video game console, television, and/or laptop. But with all this external stimulation, has childhood development been helped or hindered? Daniel Dervin is concerned that today's childhood…

    Hardback – 2017-10-20
    Routledge

  • The Science of Expertise: Behavioral, Neural, and Genetic Approaches to Complex Skill book cover

    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 – 2017-10-04
    Routledge
    Frontiers of Cognitive Psychology

  • The Routledge Handbook of Evolution and Philosophy book cover

    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 – 2017-09-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Handbooks in Philosophy

  • Modern Materialism and Emergent Evolution book cover

    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 book cover

    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
    Routledge
    European Monographs in Social Psychology

  • Interpreting Visual Art: A Survey of Cognitive Research About Pictures book cover

    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 book cover

    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 book cover

    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

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