Evolutionary Psychology: The New Science of the Mind, second edition

by David Buss
Boston: Academic Internet Publishers, 2003. 128 pages.

In its first edition, Evolutionary Psychology immediately became the standard textbook for the discipline; the second edition (published in 2003) is thoroughly revised and brought up to date. Topics covered include scientific movements leading to evolutionary psychology, the new science of evolutionary psychology, survival problems and solutions, women's long-term mating strategies, men's long-term mating strategies, short-term sexual strategies, principles of parenting, problems of kinship, cooperative alliances, aggression and warfare, conflict between the sexes, status, prestige, and social dominance, and toward a unified evolutionary psychology. David Buss is Professor of Psychology at the University of Texas, Austin; he is also the author of The Evolution of Desire: Strategies of Human Mating.