The Adapted Mind

The Adapted Mind : Evolutionary Psychology and the Generation of Culture


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From reviews of the hardback: "A fascinating book which deserves a wide audience." European Medical Journal "a very significant contribution to the field of evolutionary thinking on human psychology and culture." British Journal of Medical Psychology Researchers have long been aware that the species-typical architecture of the human mind is the product of our evolutionary history, but it has only been in the last three decades that advances in such fields as evolutionary biology, cognitive psychology, and paleoanthropology have been made which have highlighted these changes. This book introduces the newly crystallizing field of evolutionary psychology to a wider scientific audience and focuses on the evolved information-processing mechanisms that comprise the human mind.

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Product details

  • Paperback | 688 pages
  • 152 x 232 x 32mm | 961.61g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Revised ed.
  • halftones, line figures, tables
  • 0195101073
  • 9780195101072
  • 429,157