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The Evolution of Personality and Individual Differences

The Evolution of Personality and Individual Differences

David M. Buss and Patricia H. Hawley (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195372090
eISBN:
9780199893485
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195372090.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Evolutionary Psychology, Social Psychology

Rather than viewing individual differences as merely the raw material upon which selection operates, this book provides theories and empirical evidence which suggest that personality and individual ... More

Evolution's EmpressDarwinian Perspectives on the Nature of Women

Evolution's Empress: Darwinian Perspectives on the Nature of Women

Maryanne L. Fisher, Justin R. Garcia, and Rosemarie Sokol Chang (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199892747
eISBN:
9780199332786
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199892747.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Evolutionary Psychology

Evolution’s Empress identifies women as active agents within the evolutionary process. The chapters in this volume focus on topics as diverse as female social interactions, mate ... More

Evolutionary Worlds without End

Evolutionary Worlds without End

Henry Plotkin

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199544950
eISBN:
9780191594366
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199544950.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Evolutionary Psychology

The book examines the issue of whether there is any general theory in the biological and social sciences that has similar explanatory power to the general theories of physics. Specifically selection ... More

The Origins of MoralityAn Evolutionary Account

The Origins of Morality: An Evolutionary Account

Dennis Krebs

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199778232
eISBN:
9780199897261
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199778232.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Evolutionary Psychology, Social Psychology

This book updates Darwin’s early account of the evolution of morality in light of contemporary theory and research from a wide array of academic areas. The evidence supports two main propositions. ... More

Why Only Humans WeepUnravelling the mysteries of tears

Why Only Humans Weep: Unravelling the mysteries of tears

Ad Vingerhoets

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780198570240
eISBN:
9780191744723
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198570240.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Evolutionary Psychology

This book addresses the question why humans are the only animal species that produce emotional tears. The book brings together relevant theories and research from very different disciplines varying ... More

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