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Evolutionary Thought in Psychology free pdf Evolutionary Thought in Psychology: A Brief History traces the history of evolutionary thought in psychology in an accessible and lively fashion and examines the complex and changing relations between psychology and evolutionary theory. * First book to trace the history of evolutionary thinking in psychology from its beginnings to the present day in an accessible and lively fashion. * Focuses on the rise of evolutionary theories begun by Lamarck and Darwin and the creation of the science of psychology. * Explains evolutionary thought's banishment by behaviorism and cultural anthropology in the early 20th century, along with its eventual re-emergence through ethology and sociobiology. * Examines the complex and changing relations between psychology and evolutionary theory.

About Henry Plotkin

Henry Plotkin is Professor of Psychobiology at University College London. He is the author of Darwin Machines (1994), Evolution in Mind (1997) and most recently The Imagined World Made Real (2002)."

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Author : Henry Plotkin
Publisher : Wiley-Blackwell
Data Published : 28 February 2008
ISBN : 0470773847
EAN : 9780470773840
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 184 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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