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Gaining Control: How Human Behavior Evolved

  • Presents a short, accessible, and insightful theory for understanding how complex behavior evolved – one that will be fascinating for students and researchers across the biological sciences
  • Considers the practical implications of this theory for changing behavior, including those that might be harmful to the individual

By: Robert Aunger (Author), Valerie Curtis (Author)

Oxford University Press

Hardback | Mar 2015 | #220216 | ISBN-13: 9780199688951
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Gaining Control tells the story of how human behavioral capacities evolved from those of other animal species. Exploring what is known about the psychological capacities of other groups of animals, the authors reconstruct a fascinating history of our own mental evolution. The result is a provocative and insightful book.


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