Sympathy for the Devil? Rape, Murder, and Evolutionary PsychologyCAHSS Intellectual Conversations
LocationAlvin Sherman Library, Second Floor Gallery
Start Date13-3-2014 12:00 PM
End Date13-3-2014 1:00 PM
DescriptionThe field of evolutionary psychology has engendered no small amount of controversy by investigating the adaptations underlying some of humans’ most objectionable behaviors: racial discrimination, psychopathic deception, infanticide, murder, warfare, and rape. This talk will provide an overview of the field, with a focus on the evolutionary research on rape and murder and the reception it has received in academic circles.
Citation InformationGlenn Scheyd. "Sympathy for the Devil? Rape, Murder, and Evolutionary Psychology" (2014)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/glenn-scheyd/18/