Evolutionary psychology: A how-to guide.

@article{Lewis2017EvolutionaryPA,
  title={Evolutionary psychology: A how-to guide.},
  author={David Geraint Lewis and Laith Al-Shawaf and Daniel Thomas Theodore Conroy-Beam and Kelly Eiko Asao and Davie M. Buss},
  journal={The American psychologist},
  year={2017},
  volume={72 4},
  pages={
          353-373
        }
}
Researchers in the social and behavioral sciences are increasingly using evolutionary insights to test novel hypotheses about human psychology. Because evolutionary perspectives are relatively new to psychology and most researchers do not receive formal training in this endeavor, there remains ambiguity about "best practices" for implementing evolutionary principles. This article provides researchers with a practical guide for using evolutionary perspectives in their research programs and for… CONTINUE READING
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