The Handbook of Evolutionary Psychology
David M. Buss
John Wiley & Sons, Jul 15, 2005 - Psychology - 850 pages
The foundations of practice and the most recent discoveries in theintriguing newfield of evolutionary psychology
Why is the mind designed the way it is? How does input from the environment interact with the mind to produce behavior? By taking aim at such questions, the science of evolutionary psychology has emerged as a vibrant new discipline producing groundbreaking insights. In "The Handbook of Evolutionary Psychology," leading contributors discuss the foundations of the field as well as recent discoveries currently shaping this burgeoning area of psychology.
Guided by an editorial board made up of such luminaries as Leda Cosmides, John Tooby, Don Symons, Steve Pinker, Martin Daly, Margo Wilson, and Helena Cronin, the text's chapters delve into a comprehensive range of topics, covering the full range of the discipline: