Darwin in Mind: New Opportunities for Evolutionary Psychology

  title={Darwin in Mind: New Opportunities for Evolutionary Psychology},
  author={J. Bolhuis and G. Brown and R. Richardson and K. Laland},
  journal={PLoS Biology},
  • J. Bolhuis, G. Brown, +1 author K. Laland
  • Published 2011
  • Biology, Medicine
  • PLoS Biology
  • Evolutionary Psychology (EP) views the human mind as organized into many modules, each underpinned by psychological adaptations designed to solve problems faced by our Pleistocene ancestors. We argue that the key tenets of the established EP paradigm require modification in the light of recent findings from a number of disciplines, including human genetics, evolutionary biology, cognitive neuroscience, developmental psychology, and paleoecology. For instance, many human genes have been subject… CONTINUE READING
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