Evolutionary Psychology

Dr. Mills
Evolutionary Psychology class, Fall, 2002

 

Student Panel Presentations covered on the first midterm:

Summary and Powerpoint Presentation of book chapter by R. Thornhill. (1997). Characterizing human psychological adaptations.  In Ciba  Foundation Symposium, Characterizing human psychological adaptations:  The  concept of evolved Adaptation (pp. 4-13). England: John Wiley & Sons.  Review John Horn, James Reid, and Palmer Thornton. Fall, 2002.

Summary and Powerpoint Presentation of article:  R. Mashman. An Evolutionary View of Psychic Misery. Journal of Social Behavior & Personality. Dec 97, Vol. 12 Issue 4, p979-999. Review by Amanda Garrett, John Horn, and Stacey Smith.  Fall, 2002.
 

Student Panel Presentations covered on the second midterm:

Summary of Best, M. L. (1999).  How culture can guide evolution: An inquiry into gene/meme enhancement and opposition.  Adaptive Behavior, 7(3/4), 289-306.  Review by Amanda Garrett & Stacey Smith. Fall, 2002.

Summary and Powerpoint Presentation of Fisher, H. (2000). Lust, Attraction, Attachment: Biology and Evolution of the Three Primary Emotional Systems For Mating, Reproduction, and Parenting. Journal of Sex Education & Therapy, 25(1), p.96-103.  Review by Tim Devereaux, Ashleigh Anderson, and Margaretha Kasim. Fall, 2002.

Summary and Powerpoint Presentation of Klix, Friedhart (2001). The evolution of cognition. Journal of Structural Learning &  Intelligent Systems, 14(1), p. 415-433.  Review by Amanda Garrett, Stacey Smith, and Thomas Valencia.  Fall, 2002.

Summary and Powerpoint Presentation of Carruthers, Peter (2000). The Evolution of Consciousness. In Carruthers, Peter, & Chamberlain, Andrew (Eds.), Evolution and the human mind: modulatory, language, and meta-cognition (pp. 254-275). Cambridge University Press. Review by Alexandra Alonzo, Ann Dorlet, and Jennifer Traver. Fall, 2002.

Summary and Powerpoint Presentation of Werker, J. F. & Vouloumanos, A. (2000).  Who's got rhythm?  Science, 288(5464), 1-2.  Review by Ashleigh Anderson, Kateri Broussard and Margaretha Kasim.  Fall, 2002.

Summary and Powerpoint Presentation of Miller, G. F. (2002). Evolution of Human Music through Sexual Selection. By G.F. Miller.  in N.L. Wallin, B. Merker, & S. Brown (Eds.). The Origins of music, MIT Press, pp 329-360. Presented by: Alana Pontrelli, Luky Pongquan, JC Santos.  Fall 2002.

Summary and Powerpoint Presentation of Fischer, A.H., Rodreiguez Mosquera, P.M.(2001), What Concerns Men? Women or   Other Men, Psychology, Evolution and Gender (3.1) 5-25. Review by Susie Boersma, Jannaee Brummell, and Luis Mendez.  Fall 2002.

Summary and Powerpoint Presentation of Malamuth, Neil M. (1996). Sexually Explicit Media, Gender Differences, and Evolutionary Theory. Journal of Communication, 46(3), p 8-31.  Review by Artesia McDaniel, Margaretha Kasim, and Thomas Valencia.  Fall, 2002.

Summary and Powerpoint Presentation of Nesse, R.M., Silverman, A., & Bortz, A.  (1990).  Sex Differences in Ability to Recognize Family Resemblance.  Ethology and Sociobiology.  11, 11-21.  Review by Alexandra Alonzo, Kateri Broussard, Alana Pontrelli. Fall, 2002.

 

Student Panel Presentations covered on the final exam:

Note to students:  You will only be responsible for the panel presentations listed below for the final exam.  -- Dr. M.

Summary and Powerpoint Presentation Kin Selection, Genetic Selection, and Information-dependent strategies, by Phillipe Rushton. Review by JC Santos, Thomas Valencia, and Jannall Brummell. Fall, 2002.

Summary and Powerpoint Presentation of Complex Adaptive Systems and the Evolution of Reciprocation, by Karl Sigmund.  Review by James Crissey, Luis Mendez and James Reid. Fall, 2002.

Powerpoint Presentation of MacDonald, K. What Do Children Want?  A Conceptualization of Evolutionary Influences on Children's  Motivation in the Peer Group.  Reviewed By Ann Dorlet, Luky Pongquan, and Jennifer Traver. Fall, 2002.

Summary and Powerpoint Presentation Can Females Gain Extra Paternal Investment by Mating with Multiple Males? A Game Theoretic Approach. Review by Alexandra Alanzo, Alana Pontrelli, and Palmer Thornton. Fall, 2002.

Summary and Powerpoint Presentation Boyer, P. (2000). Evolutionary Psychology and Cultural Transmission. American Behavioral Scientist, 43(6), 987-1000. Review by Ashleigh Anderson, Susie Boersma and Timothy Devereaux. Fall, 2002.

Summary of Ryan, M. J. (1998). Sexual Selection, Receiver Biases, and the Evolution of Sex Differences. Science, 281(5385), 1999-2004.  Review by Tim Devereaux, JC Santos and James Crissey.  Fall, 2002.