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Cognitive adaptations for social exchange.

  title={Cognitive adaptations for social exchange.},
  author={L. Cosmides and J. Tooby},
  • L. Cosmides, J. Tooby
  • Published 1992
  • Psychology
  • The human mind is the most complex natural phenomenon humans have yet encountered, and Darwin's gift to those who wish to understand it is a knowledge of the process that created it and gave it its distinctive organization: evolution. Because we know that the human mind is the product of the evolutionary process, we know something vitally illuminating: that, aside from those properties acquired by chance, the mind consists of a set of adaptations, designed to solve the long-standing adaptive… CONTINUE READING
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