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2010-2011 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2010-2011 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

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PSY 370 - Evolutionary Psychology


2010-2011 Catalog Year

Review of the genetic, ecological, and adaptive correlates of behavior. Topics include an overview of Darwin’s life and the theory of natural selection, the comparative development of higher mental processes (brain evolution, learning and language), aggression and violence, conflict with-in families and other groups, sexual selection, attraction, mating and reproduction, altruism, cooperation and the foundations of culture, and the misuse of evolutionary theory, with emphasis on animal behavior and evolution as a model for understanding human behavior.

PREREQ: PSY 100.
OFFERED: Spring
CREDIT: 3



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