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Evolutionary Approaches in the Behavioral Sciences (Research In Biopolitics)

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Published by JAI Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social theory,
  • Sociobiology,
  • Human Evolution,
  • Sociology - General,
  • Social Science,
  • Sociology,
  • Social evolution,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • Human behavior,
  • General,
  • History,
  • Psychology & Psychiatry / General,
  • Psychology-General,
  • Science-History,
  • Social Science / Sociology / General,
  • Anthropology - Physical,
  • Anthropology - General,
  • Biopolitics

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsAlbert Somit (Editor), Steven A Peterson (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages300
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8032103M
    ISBN 100762307692
    ISBN 109780762307692

    The Behavioral Sciences, Evolutionary Theory, and the Origins of Reciprocity But Altruistically Inclined? will interest a broad range of scholars in the social and behavioral sciences, natural scientists concerned with the implications of research and debates within their fields for the conduct of work elsewhere, and educated lay readers Cited by: Catherine Salmon, PhD, is a professor in the psychology department at the University of Redlands. With expertise in evolutionary psychology and human sexuality, Dr. Salmon has served as associate editor of Evolutionary Behavioral Sciences, as well as book review editor for Evolutionary Psychological Science.. Dr. Salmon is also the treasurer for the Human Behavior and Evolution Society (HBES).

    This edited book addresses this lacuna by culling chapters at the intersection of the evolutionary behavioral sciences and specific business contexts including in marketing, consumer behavior, advertising, innovation and creativity, intertemporal choice, negotiations, competition and cooperation in organizational settings, sex differences in. Evolutionary Behavioral Ecology is intended to be used as a text for graduate students and a sourcebook for professional scientists seeking an understanding of the evolutionary and ecological processes shaping behavior across a wide array of organisms and a diverse set of behaviors.

    Evolutionary psychology is well suited to providing an account of human nature. As noted above (Section 1), evolutionary psychology owes a theoretical debt to human sociobiology. E.O. Wilson took human sociobiology to provide us with an account of human nature (). For Wilson human nature is the collection of universal human behavioral. Evolutionary Behavioral Sciences is the official journal of the NorthEastern Evolutionary Psychology Society (NEEPS). The journal supports the society’s mission by publishing articles that explore the role of evolved mechanisms in real-world phenomena, the consequences of evolved behavior for the patterns and structure of society, and the.


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Alexandra Alvergne, in International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences (Second Edition), Evolutionary Constraints: Life-History Trade-Offs and Aging. An evolutionary approach views the body as resulting from a series of trade-offs between fitness functions: when resources are limited, resources are traded off between competing functions such as growth, survival, and.

In this context, I review J. Turner's conception of "evolutionary sociology" as an attempt of sociological reception of the modern evolutionary synthesis in behavioral sciences.

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Degler --Evolution in International Relations?From Social Darwinism to Evolutionary Theory in the Study of. Hames, in International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences, Human behavioral ecology (sometimes referred to as evolutionary ecology) is the application of evolutionary biological models to the study of behavioral variation in humans.

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The authors discuss in detail how sociologists have used evolutionary paradigms in a variety of different investigations. The book begins with a consideration of ten theories on the evolutionary function of specific arts such as music and literature.

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Richardson [], ; Lloyd []; Dupré []; Kaplan []; Lloyd and Feldman []; Woodward and Cowie []; Buller []; Davies []), a few Cited by: Evolutionary Behavioral Ecology is intended to be used a text for graduate students and a sourcebook for professional scientists seeking an understanding of the evolutionary and ecological processes shaping behavior across a wide array of organisms and a diverse set of behaviors.