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Geary, David C. – Educational Psychologist, 2008
Commentators' questions about the utility of an evolutionarily informed approach to children's schooling are addressed. I begin with discussion of our knowledge of the organization of evolved folk domains and clarify my proposals as to how evolved learning and motivational biases might influence the acquisition of nonevolved academic competencies.…
Descriptors: Educational Psychology, Folk Culture, Evolution, Academic Ability