University of Portland Bulletin 2020-2021

PSY 341 Evolutionary Psychology

In this course we will examine the evolutionary basis of human behavior and cognition. The ways in which natural and sexual selection have shaped human nature will be explored. Selected topics include evolutionary explanations of human mating systems, jealousy, interpersonal and sexual attraction, warfare, and cognition. A special emphasis will be placed on exploring the evolutionary basis of male-female differences.


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