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The Resource Sex, murder, and the meaning of life : a psychologist investigates how evolution, cognition, and complexity are revolutionizing our view of human nature, Douglas T. Kenrick

Sex, murder, and the meaning of life : a psychologist investigates how evolution, cognition, and complexity are revolutionizing our view of human nature, Douglas T. Kenrick

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Sex, murder, and the meaning of life : a psychologist investigates how evolution, cognition, and complexity are revolutionizing our view of human nature
Title
Sex, murder, and the meaning of life
Title remainder
a psychologist investigates how evolution, cognition, and complexity are revolutionizing our view of human nature
Statement of responsibility
Douglas T. Kenrick
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Suggests that human beings are a complex mixture of selfish biases and caring, creative impulses that are all a part of our biological inheritance
Writing style
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394743
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DLC
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Kenrick, Douglas T
Dewey number
153
Index
index present
LC call number
BF311
LC item number
.K386 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Cognitive science
  • Evolution (Biology)
  • Human evolution
  • Social psychology
  • Sex
  • Aggressiveness
Target audience
adult
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a psychologist investigates how evolution, cognition, and complexity are revolutionizing our view of human nature
Label
Sex, murder, and the meaning of life : a psychologist investigates how evolution, cognition, and complexity are revolutionizing our view of human nature, Douglas T. Kenrick
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Standing in the gutter : how did an innocent young student accidentally fall in with a band of intellectual revolutionaries? -- Why playboy is bad for your mental mechanisms : when is beauty bad for you? -- Homicidal fantasies : why have most of us had at least one fantasy about committing murder? -- Outgroup hatred in the blink of an eye : why can't we all just get along? -- The mind as a coloring book : why doesn't cultural variation support the blank slate view of the mind? -- Subselves : the three faces of thee -- Reconstructing Maslow's pyramid : where are the missing bricks in the classic pyramid of needs? -- How the mind warps : why do men and women forget different people and regret different things? -- Peacocks, Porsches, and Pablo Picasso : why do men go out of their way to avoid a consumer reports best buy? -- Sex and god : when is godliness just another mating strategy? -- Deep rationality and evolutionary economics : why are behavioral economists only half right when they say that our economic choices are irrational? -- Bad crowds, chaotic attractors, and humans as ants : why your parents were right about the company you keep -- Conclusion: looking up at the stars : how does research on unsavory and taboo topics converge into a grand view of human nature and answer the question : what is the meaning of life?
Control code
2010040963
Extent
p. cm.
Isbn
9780465020447
Lccn
2010040963
Label
Sex, murder, and the meaning of life : a psychologist investigates how evolution, cognition, and complexity are revolutionizing our view of human nature, Douglas T. Kenrick
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Standing in the gutter : how did an innocent young student accidentally fall in with a band of intellectual revolutionaries? -- Why playboy is bad for your mental mechanisms : when is beauty bad for you? -- Homicidal fantasies : why have most of us had at least one fantasy about committing murder? -- Outgroup hatred in the blink of an eye : why can't we all just get along? -- The mind as a coloring book : why doesn't cultural variation support the blank slate view of the mind? -- Subselves : the three faces of thee -- Reconstructing Maslow's pyramid : where are the missing bricks in the classic pyramid of needs? -- How the mind warps : why do men and women forget different people and regret different things? -- Peacocks, Porsches, and Pablo Picasso : why do men go out of their way to avoid a consumer reports best buy? -- Sex and god : when is godliness just another mating strategy? -- Deep rationality and evolutionary economics : why are behavioral economists only half right when they say that our economic choices are irrational? -- Bad crowds, chaotic attractors, and humans as ants : why your parents were right about the company you keep -- Conclusion: looking up at the stars : how does research on unsavory and taboo topics converge into a grand view of human nature and answer the question : what is the meaning of life?
Control code
2010040963
Extent
p. cm.
Isbn
9780465020447
Lccn
2010040963

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