Evolutionary Psychology: Genes, Environments, and Time is an extremely student-friendly textbook that explores with depth all the central topics in evolutionary psychology, integrating perspectives from psychology, ethology, evolutionary biology, anthropology, and zoology. This is a uniquely written text that combines humour and thoughtful scholarship, examining the major theoretical perspectives and delivering an entertaining read to students.
Drawing upon cutting-edge research and case studies as well as paying appropriate attention to important technical concepts, author Brett Pelham delivers a keenly analytical approach to the subject. In addition to covering traditional topics, Evolutionary Psychology also explores the frequently overlooked topics of parenting, culture, life history theory, and applied evolutionary psychology. This textbook is apt for undergraduate students taking courses in psychology and anthropology.