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2021-2022 Catalog
PSY 3810: Evolutionary Psychology

Course Description for Evolutionary Psychology

PSY3810: Evolutionary Psychology

Description: Evolutionary Psychology is intended to provide a basic review of the physical, behavioral, and cognitive processes that may have evolved from naturally occurring biological forces, including social selection pressures, throughout human evolutionary history. The course focuses on research-based knowledge and application of evolutionary principles. Course topics include the form and function of human consciousness, interpersonal behaviors, and major bodily systems, including stress reactivity, emotionality, masculinity/femininity, culture, mate preferences, and social development.