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evolutionary psychology


She is an evolutionary psychologist who argues that your genes predispose your work ethic much as they predispose your risk of cancer.
  the field of study examining the effects of natural selection upon psychological traits
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Also called sociobiology.
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  • She is an evolutionary psychologist who argues that your genes predispose your work ethic much as they predispose your risk of cancer.
  • The Hutterites, obviously, didn’t get this idea from contemporary evolutionary psychology.
    Malcolm Gladwell  --  The Tipping Point
  • Would you ever allow a book of evolutionary psychology applied to art not to be entirely fatuous?
    Adam Gopnik  --  Can Science Explain Why We Tell Stories?
  • Humans are the only mammals that need assistance in birth, and some evolutionary psychologists and evolutionary biologists have argued that as a result perhaps the first "profession" to emerge in prehistoric days was that of the midwife.
    Nicholas D. Kristof  --  Half the Sky
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