PSYC 358

Evolutionary Psychology

 

These are “bare-bones” versions of slides presented in lectures, containing key bits of information in the form of text and figures.

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September 7 (Thursday)

Introduction to Evolutionary Psychology

 

September 12 (Tuesday)

Logical principles underlying evolutionary psychology

 

September 14 (Thursday)

The gene’s-eye view of life

 

September 19 (Tuesday)

Good genes

 

September 21 (Thursday)

Adapted cognition

 

September 26 (Tuesday)

The social context of adapted cognition

 

September 28 (Thursday)

Kinship and inclusive fitness

 

October 5 (Thursday)

Looking back; looking forward

 

October 10 (Tuesday)

Better safe than sorry

 

October 12 (Thursday)

The behavioral immune system

 

October 17 (Tuesday)

Sex and sex (Sex differences in sexual behavior)

 

October 19 (Thursday)

Mate preferences

 

October 24 (Tuesday)

Choosy women, show-off-y men

 

October 26 (Thursday)

Beyond sexual stereotypes (The psychology of female short-term mating)

 

November 2 (Thursday)

Parental care

 

November 7 (Tuesday)

Kinship and kin recognition

 

November 9 (Thursday)

Cooperation within groups

 

November 14 (Tuesday)

Conflict between groups

 

November 16 (Thursday)

Emotions and why they matter

 

November 21 (Tuesday)

Everything is connected

 

November 23 (Thursday)

Guest lecture by Marlise Hofer

 

November 28 (Tuesday)

The perils and prospects of evolutionary psychology

 

 November 30 (Thursday)

Some final thoughts