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Motivational mismatch: evolved motives as the source of—and solution to—global public health problems

Valerie Curtis and Robert Aunger

in Applied Evolutionary Psychology

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199586073
eISBN:
9780191731358
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199586073.003.0016
Subject:
Psychology, Evolutionary Psychology, Developmental Psychology

While public health in most countries of the world is better now than it has ever been, a huge burden of preventable disease still remains: our behaviour does not seem to match our knowledge. In this ... More


The Role of the Health Sector in Early Childhood Development

Patrice L. Engle, Mary E. Young, and Giorgio Tamburlini

in Handbook of Early Childhood Development Research and Its Impact on Global Policy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199922994
eISBN:
9780199980420
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199922994.003.0009
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

The health sector plays a critical role in early childhood development (ECD), defined by the global goals of supporting child well-being, reaching the youngest children, and advancing other goals of ... More


Gay Men’s Health and the Theory of Cultural Resilience

Amy L. Herrick, Mark S. Friedman, and Ron Stall

in Handbook of Psychology and Sexual Orientation

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199765218
eISBN:
9780199979585
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199765218.003.0014
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter explores health disparities among men who identify as gay, bisexual, queer, same gender loving, or some other sexual minority term, as well as men who engage in same-sex sexual behavior. ... More


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