evolutionary psychology

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evolutionary psychology

n.
The branch of psychology in which aspects of brain structure, cognition, and behavior are interpreted as evolutionary adaptations to the physical or social environment.
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The Adaptive Legacy of Human Evolution: A Search for the Environment of Evolutionary Adaptedness.
Mothers, fathers, infants and alloparents in evolutionary perspective: Revising the conceptual relevance of the environment of evolutionary adaptedness.
A basic tenet of evolutionary psychology is that humans have evolved domain-specific abilities in response to recurring conditions in the environment of evolutionary adaptedness.
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