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  • psychologist
  • Unsatisfied with a conjecture advanced by Martin Daly and Margo Wilson about why the incidence of child abuse is higher among stepchildren than biological children, Hilary Rose proclaims triumphantly that evolutionary psychologist Steven Pinker entirely shredded any credibility the Wilson-Daly thesis had with his suggestion that perhaps when a mother hadn t sufficient resources to nurture a child, maternal love could switch off, replaced by murderous intentions. (human-nature.com)
  • The construction of complex adaptations takes hundreds of thousands of years, therefore evolutionary psychologist theorize that our psychological adaptations are not designed for modern life. (collegeformeandroscoggin.org)
  • According to Evolutionary psychologist the mental processes of learning are hard- wired into our brain from generations of problem solving of ancestors. (collegeformeandroscoggin.org)
  • When people find out negative things about you - say, that you steal or are physically weak or sexually unfaithful - this causes them to be less helpful and more exploitative toward you," says study author Daniel Sznycer, an evolutionary psychologist at the University of California Santa Barbara. (aepsociety.org)
  • empirical
  • I found the idea that malesexual jealousy could have evolutionary roots to be fascinating, particularly as it waslaid out with such clarity and backed up by a breadth of empirical evidence. (slideshare.net)
  • In this thorough revision and expansion, luminaries in the field provide an in-depth exploration of the foundations of evolutionary psychology and explain the new empirical discoveries and theoretical developments that continue at a breathtaking pace. (ebookee.org)
  • traits
  • From this important theoretical concept arises the vast array of possibilities that are at the core of the field, which seeks to examine such traits as perception, language, and memory from an evolutionary perspective. (ebookee.org)
  • discoveries
  • Next time you see an article promoting the "latest discoveries" of pop evolutionary psychology look for the balance. (blogspot.com)
  • Keywords evolutionary psychology, sexual proprietariness, feminist theory, gender, femicide, gender, intimate partner homicide It is an honor to be able to count myself among the many friends and colleagues inspired by Margo Wilson's scientific discoveries, her mentorship, and her infectious enthusiasm for science and for life. (slideshare.net)
  • The fact is that, on the whole, the media have been very positive about evolutionary psychology, reporting a variety of tentative findings as ground-breaking discoveries and making cultural heroes of some of the most effective defenders of the approach. (cognitionandculture.net)
  • Brain
  • All EP does is take what would seem to be the default position: it assumes that this universal evolutionary design principle applies to the human brain just as much as it does to any other kind of organismal tissue. (psychologytoday.com)
  • sexes
  • Speaking about evolutionary psychology, it should be pointed out that this approach basically stands on the ground that the difference between sexes and behaviour of males and females are determined by the difference in their optimal reproductive style. (proessay.com)
  • If it's a paper that presumes to tell you the evolutionary basis of differences between the sexes or races, it's bullshit. (freethoughtblogs.com)
  • origins
  • This article reflects on the enduring influence of Margo Wilson's pioneering work with Martin Daly on the evolutionary origins of male partner violence with specific attention to large-scale population surveys. (slideshare.net)
  • human psychology
  • In other words, mass media and news issues became factors which influence human psychology and, what is more, cause changes in human psychology and mental state, which become so deep-rooted that people take these changes for granted. (proessay.com)
  • Disciplines
  • Let us nonetheless for the sake of decency interrogate these supposed failings both intellectual and spiritual, against the chance, small it may be, that evolutionary psychology has been falsely maligned, and might after all be worthy of residing among its more reputable brethren disciplines. (human-nature.com)
  • field
  • Only now that tributes such as this volume are springing up in her honor do I appreciate the tremendous impact she had both in her field of evolutionary psychology and far beyond. (slideshare.net)
  • Unfortunately, like the witches in Salem or Communists under McCarthy, evolutionary psychologists stand exposed to nearly any character assassination inflicted upon them, their tormentors knowing well that to defend the field is to expose oneself to similar treatment. (human-nature.com)
  • This misunderstanding should be taken as a warning of how far out of his depth Dr. Myers is when leaving his field and playing quasi-science pundit in evolutionary psychology. (evolvify.com)
  • work
  • If evolutionary psychology were guilty of the sins of which it was accused, the Roses and their contributors could be considered to have produced an important work, helping to prevent the spread of flimsy science and distasteful politics. (human-nature.com)
  • search
  • 3. Johnson 333domains of psychology, sociology, public health, and criminology as they search foranswers to questions about motivation in men's use of violence against female part-ners in intimate relationships. (slideshare.net)