9.250 Evolutionary Psychology

Spring 1999

Displays of mixtures of fear and aggression in a dog, from Darwin's The Expression of the Emotions in Animals and Man.
Displays of mixtures of fear and aggression in a dog. (From Darwin's The Expression of the Emotions in Animals and Man.)

Course Highlights

This graduate course in evolutionary psychology introduces students to new and classic works in the field of evolution and the development of the mind. The site features readings and sample assignments designed to involve the student in the subject.

Course Description

Current research on the evolution and development of cognition and affect, including intuitive physics, biology, and psychology, language, emotions, sexuality, and social relations.
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Staff

Instructor:
Prof. Steven Pinker

Course Meeting Times

Lectures:
One session / week
3 hours / session

Level

Graduate