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Developmental & Evolutionary Psychology


Question: What do men like about women and why?

Answer: Evolutionary psychology accounts for one possible explanation of what men look for...


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Details: Mark: 70% | Subject: Psychology | Course: Developmental and Evolutionary Psy | Level: Degree | Year: 2nd/3rd | Document type: Essay* | Words: 2877 References: Yes | Date written: Not available | Date submitted: April 09, 2009 | Essay ID: 2869

Question: What can evolutionary psychology tell us about who we find attractive and why?

Answer: Evolutionary psychology is a relatively new discipline that applies the principles of...


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Details: Mark: 68% | Subject: Psychology | Course: Developmental and Evolutionary Psy | Level: Degree | Year: 2nd/3rd | Document type: Essay* | Words: 1751 References: Yes | Date written: Not available | Date submitted: February 05, 2009 | Essay ID: 2935

Question: Does quality of attachment in infancy predict subsequent social and cognitive development?

Answer: This essay will discuss the degree to which quality of attachment can...


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Details: Mark: 67% | Subject: Psychology | Course: Developmental and Evolutionary Psy | Level: Degree | Year: 1st | Document type: Essay* | Words: 1595 References: Yes | Date written: Not available | Date submitted: April 09, 2009 | Essay ID: 2834

Question: Are past adaptive problems symbolised through modern world phenomena?

Answer: This essay will discuss the proposal by Cosmides and Tooby (1997) that...


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Details: Mark: 66% | Subject: Psychology | Course: Developmental and Evolutionary Psy | Level: Degree | Year: 2nd/3rd | Document type: Essay* | Words: 2164 References: Yes | Date written: October, 2003 | Date submitted: February 05, 2009 | Essay ID: 2913

Question: Task 1 (AC’s 1.1, 3.1, and 3.2) Identify the main characteristics of the nature/nurture debate and explain how this can be applied to gender differences.

Answer: The nature verse nurture or hereditary verse environment debate has been a...


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Details: Mark: Not available | Subject: Psychology | Course: Developmental and Evolutionary Psy | Level: Degree | Year: 1st | Document type: Essay* | Words: 1058 References: No | Date written: Not available | Date submitted: June 17, 2013 | Essay ID: 4869

Question: Discuss two theoretical approaches to learning that you have encountered within this module, exploring their implications for learners.

Answer: The process of learning is a subject that has interested experts for...


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Details: Mark: Not available | Subject: Psychology | Course: Developmental and Evolutionary Psy | Level: Degree | Year: 1st | Document type: Essay* | Words: 2475 References: Yes | Date written: December, 2011 | Date submitted: December 29, 2012 | Essay ID: 4393

Question: Discuss the claim that, ‘the concept of Inclusive Fitness is the most compelling psychological principle of the 20th century.’

Answer: Inclusive fitness merely describes a measure of the total reproductive gain of...


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Details: Mark: Not available | Subject: Psychology | Course: Developmental and Evolutionary Psy | Level: Degree | Year: 2nd/3rd | Document type: Essay* | Words: 3398 References: Yes | Date written: February, 2005 | Date submitted: December 27, 2010 | Essay ID: 3583

Question: Suppose that a genetic predisposition has evolved for females to engage in childcare if conditions favour it.

Describe the developmental trajectory that would lead newborn through adolescent females to be capable of engaging in childcare.

Be sure to emphasize the innate mechanisms, type of learning, and specific contexts that should favour the development of this type of capacity.

Answer: Many people, if asked, would agree with the established cliché that it...


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Details: Mark: Not available | Subject: Psychology | Course: Developmental and Evolutionary Psy | Level: Degree | Year: 2nd/3rd | Document type: Essay* | Words: 3405 References: Yes | Date written: November, 2004 | Date submitted: December 27, 2010 | Essay ID: 3582

Question: BSc Psychology Third Year Project Proposal
Investigating the Extent to Which Uncles and Aunts Invest in Their Nephews and Nieces and Exploring the Psychological Explanations in Human Evolution and Genetics

Answer: The underlying fascination of this proposed study lies within the field of...


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Details: Mark: Not available | Subject: Psychology | Course: Developmental and Evolutionary Psy | Level: Degree | Year: 2nd/3rd | Document type: Essay* | Words: 4267 References: Yes | Date written: April, 2004 | Date submitted: December 27, 2010 | Essay ID: 3577

Question: Siblings: how do they affect each other’s social and educational understanding and development?

Answer: Approximately 80% of British people have a sibling or siblings, and they...


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Details: Mark: Not available | Subject: Psychology | Course: Developmental and Evolutionary Psy | Level: Degree | Year: 1st | Document type: Essay* | Words: 2527 References: Yes | Date written: Not available | Date submitted: January 05, 2009 | Essay ID: 2963


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