Journals Higher Education



Published: 19 October 1995

688 Pages | 31 illus.

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780195101072

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The Adapted Mind

Evolutionary Psychology and the Generation of Culture

Edited by Jerome H. Barkow, Leda Cosmides, and John Tooby

  • Proposes a new view of the human mind and with it a new framework for the behavioral and social sciences
  • Describes a view that the mind resembles an intricate network of functionally specialized computers, each of which imposes content-full structure on human mental organization and culture
  • For cognitive psychologists, anthropologists, ethologists, and social and behavioral scientists