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PSY-325: Introduction to Evolutionary Psychology

3 credit hours
This course covers the basic information regarding biological evolution, as well as the following topics as are relevant to the impact of evolution on human behavior: natural and sexual selection, mate choice, reproductive and mating strategies, sociality and attachment, altruism, aggression, brain evolution and cognitive abilities, language, emotion and motivation, psychopathology and the relationship between biological evolutionary processes and cultural dynamics and processes. This course is recommended for third and fourth year undergraduate students. This course can be used to satisfy University Studies requirements.

Prerequisite courses:PSY-103

Strongly recommended: BIO107 or BIO114