ERIC Number: EJ603915
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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Evolutionary Developmental Psychology.
Geary, David C.; Bjorklund, David F.
Child Development, v71 n1 p57-65 Jan-Feb 2000
Describes evolutionary developmental psychology as the study of the genetic and ecological mechanisms that govern the development of social and cognitive competencies common to all human beings and the epigenetic (gene-environment interactions) processes that adapt these competencies to local conditions. Outlines basic assumptions and domains of this emerging field as related to life history and social and cognitive development. (Author/KB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive
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