An introduction to evolutionary developmental psychology

Karin Machluf, James R. Liddle, David F. Bjorklund

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Evolutionary developmental psychology represents a synthesis of modern evolutionary theory and developmental psychology. Here we introduce the special issue on evolutionary developmental psychology by briefly discussing the history of this field and then summarizing the variety of topics that are covered. In this special issue, leading researchers provide a collection of theoretical and empirical articles that highlight recent findings and propose promising areas for future research.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)264-272
Number of pages9
JournalEvolutionary Psychology
Issue numberSPECIALISSUE.2
StatePublished - 2014

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Social Psychology
  • Behavioral Neuroscience

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    Machluf, K., Liddle, J. R., & Bjorklund, D. F. (2014). An introduction to evolutionary developmental psychology. Evolutionary Psychology, 12(SPECIALISSUE.2), 264-272.