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Biological Basis of Human Behavior A Critical Review

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ISBN-10: 0137997353

ISBN-13: 9780137997350

Edition: 2nd 1999 (Revised)

Authors: Robert W. Sussman, Robert W. Sussman

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For Junior/senior and graduate level courses in evolution of human behavior, human biology, human variation, psychology of behavior or evolutionary psychology taught in departments of anthropology, biology or psychology. Compiled by the editor of American Anthropologist, this new edition of a well known reader published by Simon & Schuster Custom Publishing is a collection of recent studies on the biological basis of human behavior. The various readings offer a broad perspective and represent the work of scientists from many disciplines. The volume offers a critical evaluation of the question of whether the behavioral patterns we see are genetically fixed and/or racially variable. It…    
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Book details

List price: $124.80
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 1999
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 10/26/1998
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 448
Size: 8.25" wide x 11.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.782
Language: English

Introductory Material: Evolution, Humans, and Primates
Basic Concepts of Evolutionary Biology, from Evolution and the Diversity of Life
The Evolution of Living Systems, from Evolution and the Diversity of Life
Mitosis, Meiosis, and the Origins of Genetic Variability, from Human Evolution: An Introduction to the New Physical Anthropology
Understanding the Genetic Construction of Behavior, from Scientific American
The Taxonomy and Evolution of Primates
Socioecology
The Major Features of Human Evolution
Evolution of Humans May at Last Be Faltering,from The New York Times
Selection in Modern Populations, from Human Evolution: An Introduction to the New Physical Anthropology
Ghetto Legacy, from Current Biology
The Evolution of Human Behavior
The Evolution of Hunting,from Man the Hunter
Men Love the Muck
Sociobiology: A New Approach to Understanding the Basis of Human Nature,from New Scientist
The New Synthesis is an Old Story, Science as Ideology Group of the British Society for Responsibility. from New Scientist
Sociobiology: The Art of Storytelling,from New Scientist
Why Did Lucy Walk Erect?,from Lucy: The Beginnings of Human Kind
Flesh and Bone,from Discover
Ape Cultures and Missing Links,from Symbols
Bonobo Sex and Society,from Scientific American
The Myth of Man the Hunter/Man the Killer
Reconstructions of Early Hominid Socioecology: A Critique of Primate Models, from The Evolution of Human Behavior: Primate Models
Species-Specific Dietary Patterns in Primates and Human Dietary Adaptations, from The Evolution of Human Behavior: Primate Models
Ancient Odysseys
Time, Temporal Envelopes and the Middle and Upper Paleolithic Transition,from Archaeological Review from Cambridge
Deception Among Primates
The Biological Basis of Race and Racism
Human Races: A Genetic and Evolutionary Perspective
Three is Not Enough,from Newsweek
Why Psychologists Should Learn Some Anthropology,from American Psychologist
Toward a Theory of Human Multiple Birthing: Sociobiology and r/K Reproductive Strategies,from Acta Geneticae Medicae et Gemelloligiae
Differential K Theory and Racial Hierarchies,from Canadian Psychology
Race, Genes and I.Q. - An Apologia,from The New Republic
The Poor Person's Guide to The Bell Curve,from Scientific American
Critique of The Bell Curve,from Mismeasure of Man
What Color Is Black,fromNewsweek Tom Morgan