Evolutionary Psychology: Toward a New View of Human Nature and Organizational Society

  title={Evolutionary Psychology: Toward a New View of Human Nature and Organizational Society},
  author={Nigel Nicholson},
  journal={Human Relations},
  • N. Nicholson
  • Published 1 September 1997
  • Psychology
  • Human Relations
The paper argues that evolutionary psychologyoffers a radical and challenging new perspective onhuman nature and organizational society. Its roots in aconvergence of insights and scientific discoveries from diverse natural and human sciences aredescribed, and how it seeks to avoid common fallacies ofearlier biological reasoning about human society.Recurrent themes in human nature and theirmanifestations are summarized, including sex and personalitydifferences, cognitive and affective biases… 

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