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Evolutionary Psychology: An Introduction Paperback – 19 Jun 2008

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  • Paperback: 506 pages
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press; 2 edition (19 Jun. 2008)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0521716535
  • ISBN-13: 978-0521716536
  • Product Dimensions: 17.4 x 2.3 x 24.7 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 455,989 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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From reviews of the first edition: '… Lance Workman and Will Reader's textbook is a godsend.' The Times Higher Education Supplement

'… a well written and wide-ranging account … the arguments are generally balanced and well set out …'. TRENDS in Ecology and Evolution

'This is a comprehensive and eminently readable introduction to an intriguing new branch of science.' Western Daily Press

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Now in 2 colours, and with enhanced pedagogy, this new edition includes a new chapter on 'Evolution and Individual Differences'. Features include chapter summaries, critical thinking questions and guides to further reading. An engaging, critically written text that will be the only textbook students need for introductory evolutionary psychology.

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Will Readers books are well written and easy to follow but extramly informative. This book defiantly contributed to helping me obtain a good grade in my exam this jan. This is definalty a book to add to your undergrad psych collection!
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I really enjoyed this book and would recommend it if you have a keen interest in social biology. For a non achademic (such as myself) it can be a bit of a tough read at times but on the whole the author puts the point across in an engaging way.
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I enjoyed this book and would definitely recommend it. It was clear, easy to read and very interesting. The cover page could be made more attractive looking though!
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HASH(0x97caaea0) out of 5 stars Educational 30 Jan. 2011
By A. Hubbard - Published on Amazon.com
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As a budding Evolutionary Psychologist, I've learned the hypotheses and theories presented from an anthropological method and am now into the psychological method. They're the same overall, though this book brings in a few hypotheses that I didn't know, so it's incredibly informative. The writing style is fluid, and I was pleased to see them cover basic biology (which EVERY psychologist should know) within the first few chapters, as well as the history of evolutionary theory and it's role in our understanding the world.

I highly recommend this book for those who want to learn how our behavior is shaped by natural and sexual selection. If you don't know much about evolution, however, I recommend reading up on it first, as understanding such a complex theory is essential for understanding how it shapes our behavior.

Overall, it's well written, concise for what it covers, and great for introducing the reader into basic concepts of biology that are essential for understanding any part of psychology.
HASH(0x98068420) out of 5 stars Evolutionary psychology an introduction 20 July 2012
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The book seems to give context in which to place the many new ideas in this field. For some one who had their last psych class in the 60's it is very helpful in developing the concepts. Parts of it were beyond my ability and knowledge to fully understand and appreciate. But, with additional reading and more study I believe the book will provide a good base to grow from. I would highly recommend this book understanding that I am a novice in this field.
By AM - Published on Amazon.com
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Interesting material! Textbooks tend to be rather boring, but this book held my attention more than most. As all textbooks are, it's overpriced
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Sound piece of work for those wanting to discover Evolutionary Psy.
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