Talk:Evolutionary psychology

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There currently exists an Evolutionary Psychology Temp Page for the purposes of trying to provide an outline for the evolutionary psychology article and of minimizing the edit wars at the main article, as well.

Suggestions by Panzo.8[edit]

A few suggestions I have are in regards to the section titled personality. In an essay on ukessays.com the author said, "In conclusion, both the environment and genetic configuration are essential determinants of an individual’s personality. One also has to examine the interaction between genetics and environment for a clear understanding on personality development. Different people with certain genotypes tend to blend into an environment which they deem to be suitable or comfortable. Therefore, it is possible to say that genes make the environment one will venture in. However, this can also be seen from a different point of view. Individuals, who are already born into a certain type of environment, unknowingly bring out or develop certain personality traits to blend in and fit into their environment. Thus, it is very difficult to determine the actual contributions of gene and environment to personality traits." I feel adding some of this information may be very informative to the readers. Essays, UK. (November 2013). Heredity and environment on the development of personality psychology essay. Retrieved from http://www.ukessays.com/essays/psychology/heredity-and-environment-on-the development-of-personality-psychology-essay.php

I hope you find this suggestion beneficial. Panzo.8 (talk) 00:25, 29 September 2014 (UTC)


A simple question?[edit]

Does this statement make any sense at all? "Evolutionary psychologists respond that they do know many things about this environment, including the facts that only women became pregnant..." Clocke (talk) 00:28, 23 June 2014 (UTC)

Discussion on administrators' noticeboard[edit]

As I revisited this article, which has long been on my watchlist, after a phase of research reading, I discover that another editor here has a dismaying notice on his talk page and an active discussion of a topic ban for editor conduct. I wonder if this article is within the scope of the proposed topic ban. It seems only fair to let editors who watch this page know that these discussions are occurring, so that you may comment according to what you have observed. On my part, I hope all of us are able to establish a collaborative atmosphere here for using the best reliable secondary sources for updating this article and other articles on related topics, which are very important. -- WeijiBaikeBianji (talk, how I edit) 14:25, 1 July 2014 (UTC)

Whe = When ? or Sic ?[edit]

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Can some with the capability check to see if the spellin g is coorect in this source. I do not have the appropriate program to check myself. "Wright, Robert. "The Moral Animal Whe We Are The Way We Are: The New Science of Evolutionary Psychology". Retrieved 15 October 2013." Is it "When" or "Sic" ? Thank you.Srednuas Lenoroc (talk) 03:29, 5 April 2016 (UTC)

It's "Why" - see Amazon listing. I have fixed it. JohnCD (talk) 09:34, 5 April 2016 (UTC)

VERY dubious source[edit]

A statement in this article uses www.heretical.com as a reference. This is a white supremicist site run by convicted Holocaust-denier Simon_Sheppard_(activist), which among other things blames Jews and feminism for just about everything wrong with western society. I've recently removed a large chunk of text from the Suffragette article that made wild claims and was sourced solely to this site. In this article, there are other references as well, so I recommend someone who knows more about the subject have a look and make sure the claims are supported by more reliable sources. This applies to Sociobiological_theories_of_rape, Evolutionary_psychology and New_Orphan_Houses,_Ashley_Down,_Bristol. Iapetus (talk) 10:08, 19 November 2017 (UTC)