Welcome to the Evolutionary Psychology learning project.
Summary[edit | edit source]
Evolutionary Psychology is a scientific exploration of the evolution of mind and patterns of behavior. This learning project provides activities for exploration of psychology from the perspective of evolutionary biology.
Wikiversity has adopted the "learning by doing" model for education. Lessons should center on learning activities for Wikiversity participants. Learning materials and learning projects can be used by multiple projects. Cooperate with other departments that use the same learning resource.
- Do women and men think differently? - Readings and discussion
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Activities[edit | edit source]
- Help develop book modules such as How Men Select Women at Wikibooks
Readings[edit | edit source]
- Evolutionary psychology - Wikipedia article
Recommended Texts[edit | edit source]
- Evolutionary Psychology: the New Science of the Mind (2nd Ed.). Written by David M. Buss.
- The Blank Slate: the Modern Denial of Human Nature. Written by Steven Pinker.
- The Adapted Mind: Evolutionary Psychology and the Generation of Culture. Written by Jermoe Barkow, John Tooby and Leda Cosmides.