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Jacqueline Woolley, Chair The University of Texas at Austin, SEA 4.212, Austin, TX 78712 • (512) 475-7596

Fall 2006

PSY 334E • Evolutionary Psychology

Unique Days Time Location Instructor
44835 TTh
3:30 PM-5:00 PM
BUR 216

Course Description

Fundamentals of evolutionary psychology, including the theories of natural and sexual selection. Contents cover problems of survival, long-term mating strategies, short-term sexual strategies, parenting, kinship, cooperative alliances, aggression and warfare, conflict between the sexes, and prestige, status, and social dominance.

Grading Policy

To be announced.


Buss, D.M. (2004). Evolutionary psychology: The new science of the mind, 2nd Edition. Boston: Allyn & Bacon. Wright, R. 1995. The Moral Animal: The New Science of Evolutionary Psychology. New York: Vintage Books.


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