Course Information
Course Code PSYC 3P37
Course Title Human Evolutionary Psychology
Description Human psychological characteristics in terms of function and evolution. General principles of evolutionary psychology, individual differences, group differences, adaptations to the natural environment, kin relationships, co-operation and conflict, sexuality and mating, and social organization. Critical evaluation of evidence that a given psychological characteristic may be an adaptation.
Course Format Lectures, seminar, 3 hours per week.
Restrictions open to PSYC (single or combined) majors and minors until the date specified in the registration guide. Students must have a minimum of 8.0 credits or 3.0 PSYC credits above PSYC 1F90.
Prerequisite(s) PSYC 1F90; one of PSYC 2P25, 2P30, 3P24 (2P24) or permission of the instructor.
Exclusions Completion of this course will replace previously assigned grade and credit obtained in PSYC 3V86 (taken in 2011) and PSYC 4P88 (taken in 2010).