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The Functional Mind: Readings in Evolutionary Psychology

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This work demonstrates how evolutionary perspectives can shed the same light on human thought and behaviour as they have shed on the behaviours of species from earthworms to chimpanzees.
Paperback, 336 pages
Published October 28th 2003 by Allyn & Bacon (first published October 17th 2003)
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A good book. I considered it for a class in evolutionary psychology but I thought it was probably a little too heavy for most of my undergraduates, and it didn't have a lot of exciting examples that I thought would be beneficial to students.
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Professor of Psychology at Arizona State University. His research and writing integrate three scientific syntheses of the last few decades: evolutionary psychology, cognitive science, and dynamical systems theory. He is author of over 170 scientific articles, books, and book chapters, the majority applying evolutionary ideas to human cognition and behavior.

His father and brother both spent several
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