January 14, 2013

Can Evolution Really Explain Human Behavior?

Dan Slater, New York Times


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A COUPLE of evolutionary psychologists recently published a book about human sexual behavior in prehistory called “Sex at Dawn.” Upon hearing of the project, one colleague, dubious that a modern scholar could hope to know anything about that period, asked them, “So what do you do, close your eyes and dream?”

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TAGGED: Human Evolution, Human Behavior, Evolutionary Psychology

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