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date: 28 February 2020

evolutionary psychology 

A Dictionary of Sociology

John Scott

A development from *sociobiology, sharing many of its concerns. At its most extreme it holds that all human attributes and behaviour are determined by genetic factors, though more sophisticated approaches recognize that genetic influences operate only in relation to specific environmental factors and conditions. What unites most evolutionary psychologists is a hostility to sociological explanations, which they see as denying any part for biological conditions. ... ...

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