Psychology: Evolutionary Psychology

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

    Evolutionary Psychology and Digital Games

    Digital Hunter-Gatherers

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

    This book employs an evolutionary psychology approach to games research in order to broaden our understanding of the appeal and effects of digital games. The vast majority of social science research on the reasons people play (specific) games has focused on proximal causes, such as emotional states…

    Hardback – 2018-05-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Game Studies

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

    The Feeling, Thinking Citizen

    Essays in Honor of Milton Lodge

    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 – 2018-03-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Political Psychology

  • Ecological Learning Theory book cover

    Ecological Learning Theory

    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 – 2018-03-09 
    Routledge
    Psychology Library Editions: Comparative Psychology

  • Brain, Behaviour and Evolution book cover

    Brain, Behaviour and Evolution

    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 – 2018-03-09 
    Routledge
    Psychology Library Editions: Comparative Psychology

  • Motivation: Biological, Psychological, and Environmental book cover

    Motivation

    Biological, Psychological, and Environmental, 5th Edition

    By Lambert Deckers

    This textbook provides a complete overview of motivation and emotion, using an overarching organizational scheme of how biological, psychological, and environmental sources become motivation—the inducement of behavior, feelings, and cognition. It combines classic studies with current research and…

    Paperback – 2018-02-06 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2018-01-26 
    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 – 2017-12-15 
    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 – 2017-10-31
    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 twenty-first century than the image of a child on his or her smart phone, 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…

    Hardback – 2017-10-31
    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 – 2017-09-28
    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

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