Evolutionary psychology and the emotions

  title={Evolutionary psychology and the emotions},
  author={L. Cosmides and J. Tooby and M. Lewis and J. Haviland-Jones},
  • L. Cosmides, J. Tooby, +1 author J. Haviland-Jones
  • Published 2000
  • Psychology
  • Evolutionary psychology is an approach to the psychological sciences in which principles and results drawn from evolutionary biology, cognitive science, anthropology, and neuroscience are integrated with the rest of psychology in order to map human nature. By human nature, evolutionary psychologists mean the evolved, reliably developing, species-typical computational and neural architecture of the human mind and brain. According to this view, the functional components that comprise this… CONTINUE READING
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