Human evolutionary psychology and animal behaviour

  title={Human evolutionary psychology and animal behaviour},
  author={M. Daly and M. Wilson},
  journal={Animal Behaviour},
  • M. Daly, M. Wilson
  • Published 1999
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Animal Behaviour
  • Homo sapiens is increasingly being studied within the evolutionary (adaptationist, selectionist) framework favoured by animal behaviour researchers. There are various labels for such work, including evolutionary psychology, human behavioural ecology and human sociobiology. Collectively, we call these areas 'human evolutionary psychology' (HEP) because their shared objective is an evolutionary understanding of human information processing and decision making. Sexual selection and sex differences… CONTINUE READING
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