evolutionary psychology

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evolutionary psychology

n.
The branch of psychology in which aspects of brain structure, cognition, and behavior are interpreted as evolutionary adaptations to the physical or social environment.
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Their focus then is on the selection pressures that caused the design of an adaptation, like the African savanna, which is referred to as the environment of evolutionary adaptedness.

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