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Evolutionary Psychology: History and Current Status

Griffiths, Paul E (2001) Evolutionary Psychology: History and Current Status. [Preprint]


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The development of evolutionary approaches to psychology from Classical Ethology through Sociobiology to Evolutionary Psychology is outlined and the main tenets of today's Evolutionary Psychology briefly examined: the heuristic value of evolutionary thinking for psychology, the massive modularity thesis and the monomorphic mind thesis.

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Item Type: Preprint
Griffiths, Paul E
Keywords: ethology psychoevolution evolutionary psychology sociobiology
Subjects: Specific Sciences > Biology > Evolutionary Psychology
Specific Sciences > Cognitive Science
Depositing User: Professor Paul Edmund Griffiths
Date Deposited: 02 Sep 2001
Last Modified: 07 Oct 2010 15:10
Item ID: 393

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