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The Handbook of Evolutionary Psychology, Volume 2: Integrations, 2nd Edition

David M. Buss (Editor)
ISBN: 978-1-118-75580-8
640 pages
October 2015
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A complete exploration of the real-world applications and implications of evolutionary psychology

The exciting and sometimes controversial science of evolutionary psychology is becoming increasingly relevant to more fields of study than ever before. The Handbook of Evolutionary Psychology, Volume 2, Integrations  provides students and researchers with new insight into how EP draws from, and is applied in, fields as diverse as economics, anthropology, neuroscience, genetics, and political science, among others. In this thorough revision and expansion of the groundbreaking handbook, luminaries in the field provide an in-depth exploration of the foundations of evolutionary psychology as they relate to public policy, consumer behavior, organizational leadership, and legal issues.

Evolutionary psychology seeks to explain the reasons behind friendship, leadership, warfare, morality, religion, and culture — in short, what it means to be human. This enlightening text provides a foundational knowledgebase in EP, along with expert insights and the most up-to-date coverage of recent theories and findings.

  • Explore the vast and expanding applications of evolutionary psychology
  • Discover the psychology of human survival, mating parenting, cooperation and conflict, culture, and more
  • Identify how evolutionary psychology is interwoven with other academic subjects and traditional psychological disciplines
  • Discuss future applications of the conceptual tools of evolutionary psychology

As the established standard in the field, The Handbook of Evolutionary Psychology, Volume 2 is the definitive guide for every psychologist and student to understand the latest and most exciting applications of evolutionary psychology.

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Table of Contents

PART V GROUP LIVING: COOPERATION AND CONFLICT 621
David M. Buss and Daniel Conroy-Beam

25 Adaptations for Reasoning About Social Exchange 625
Leda Cosmides and John Tooby

26 Interpersonal Conflict and Violence 669
Martin Daly

27 Women’s Competition and Aggression 684
Anne Campbell

28 Prejudices: Managing Perceived Threats to Group Life 704
Steven L. Neuberg and Peter DeScioli

29 Leadership in War: Evolution, Cognition, and the Military Intelligence Hypothesis 722
Dominic D. P. Johnson

PART VI CULTURE AND COORDINATION 745
Daniel Conroy-Beam and David M. Buss

30 Cultural Evolution 749
Maciej Chudek, Michael Muthukrishna, and Joe Henrich

31 Morality 770
Robert Kurzban and Peter DeScioli

32 The Evolutionary Foundations of Status Hierarchy 788
Mark van Vugt and Joshua M. Tybur

33 Reputation 810
Pat Barclay

34 The Evolution and Ontogeny of Ritual 829
Cristine H. Legare and Rachel E. Watson-Jones

35 The Origins of Religion 848
Ara Norenzayan

36 The False Allure of Group Selection 867
Steven Pinker

PART VII INTERFACES WITH TRADITIONAL PSYCHOLOGY DISCIPLINES 881
David M. Buss

37 Evolutionary Cognitive Psychology 885
Peter M. Todd, Ralph Hertwig, and Ulrich Hoffrage

38 Evolutionary Developmental Psychology 904
David F. Bjorklund, Carlos Hernández Blasi, and Bruce J. Ellis

39 Evolutionary Social Psychology 925
Douglas T. Kenrick, Jon K. Maner, and Norman P. Li

40 The General Factor of Personality: A Hierarchical Life History Model 943
Aurelio José Figueredo, Michael A. Woodley of Menie, and W. Jake Jacobs

41 The Evolution of Cognitive Bias 968
Martie G. Haselton, Daniel Nettle, and Damian R. Murray

42 Biological Function and Dysfunction: Conceptual Foundations of Evolutionary Psychopathology 988
Jerome C. Wakefield

43 Evolutionary Psychology and Mental Health 1007
Randolph M. Nesse

PART VIII INTERFACES ACROSS TRADITIONAL ACADEMIC DISCIPLINES 1027
David M. Buss

44 Evolutionary Psychology and Evolutionary Anthropology 1029
Daniel M. T. Fessler, Jason A. Clark, and Edward K. Clint

45 Evolutionary Genetics 1047
Ruben C. Arslan and Lars Penke

46 Evolutionary Psychology and Endocrinology 1067
James R. Roney

47 Evolutionary Political Psychology 1084
Michael Bang Petersen

48 Evolutionary Literary Study 1103
Joseph Carroll

PART IX PRACTICAL APPLICATIONS OF EVOLUTIONARY PSYCHOLOGY 1121
David M. Buss

49 Evolutionary Psychology and Public Policy 1123
Nicolas Baumard

50 Evolution and Consumer Psychology 1143
Gad Saad

51 Evolution and Organizational Leadership 1161
Nigel Nicholson

52 Evolutionary Psychology and the Law 1180
Owen D. Jones

Afterword 1205
Richard Dawkins

Author Index I-1

Subject Index I-30

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Author Information

David M. Buss, Phd is the author of more than 200 scientific articles and six books.  He has won numerous awards including the American Psychological Association (APA) Distinguished Scientific Award for Early Career Contribution to Psychology (1988), the APA G. Stanley Hall Lectureship (1990), the APA Distinguished Scientist Lecturer Award (2001), and the Robert W. Hamilton Book Award (2000) for the first edition of Evolutionary Psychology. He is also the editor of the first comprehensive Handbook of Evolutionary Psychology (2005, Wiley). He enjoys extensive cross-cultural research collaborations and lectures widely within the United States and abroad.
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