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Characterizing human psychological adaptations / editors : Gregory R. Bock and Gail Cardew.

By: Bock, Gregory R
Contributor(s): Cardew, Gail | Ciba Foundation Symposium (1996)
Language: English Publisher: Chichester : John Wiley, 1997.Description: viii, 295p. : diagrs., tables ; 23cm.ISBN: 0471977675
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Papers from the Ciba Foundation Symposium on Characterizing Human Psychological Adaptations, Ciba Foundation, 29-31 October, 1996. - Includes bibl. references. - Contents: The concept of an evolved adaptation / R. Thornhill; The genetic basis of human scientific knowledge / R.N. Shepard; Evolutionary conflicts and adapted psychologies / A.P. Moller; Normative and descriptive models of decision making / A. Kacelnik; Mate choice / G.F. Miller; Tinkering with minds from the past / M.D. Hauser; Dissecting the computational architecture of social inference mechanisms / L. Cosmides, J. Tooby; Language as a psychological adaptation / S. Pinker; Cross-species comparisons / D.F. Sherry; Cross-cultural patterns and the search for evolved psychological mechanisms / S.J.C. Gaulin; Evolutionary psychology ands genetic variation / S.W. Gangestad; Evolution and human choice over time / A.R. Rogers; Relationship-specific social psychological adaptations / M. Wilson, M. Daly; Bird song learning as an adaptive strategy / M.D. Beecher, S.E. Campbell, J.C. Nordby.