9.250 | Spring 1999 | Graduate

Evolutionary Psychology


Topic # Topics
1 Why Evolutionary Psychology?
2 Comparative Cognition and Communication: Genetic, Neural and Behavioral Mechanisms
3 The Human Laboratory of Cultural Variation and Universals
4 Hunter Gatherers, Morality, and Evolutionary Theory
5 Body Image, Consciousness, and Lateralization
6 Consciousness
7 Aggression in Humans and Chimpanzees
8 The Divided Self: Genetic Conflicts within the Individual
9 Play
10 Theory of Mind and Cortical Specializations for Faces and Places
11 Memes and Cultural Evolution
12 Eating and Disgust
13 Evolution of Language

Course Info

As Taught In
Spring 1999
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