Chapter One. Evolutionary Analyses in Social Psychology

  1. Abraham Tesser and
  2. Norbert Schwarz
  1. Eugene Burnstein and
  2. Christine Branigan

Published Online: 10 DEC 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470998519.ch1

Blackwell Handbook of Social Psychology: Intraindividual Processes

Blackwell Handbook of Social Psychology: Intraindividual Processes

How to Cite

Burnstein, E. and Branigan, C. (2001) Evolutionary Analyses in Social Psychology, in Blackwell Handbook of Social Psychology: Intraindividual Processes (eds A. Tesser and N. Schwarz), Blackwell Publishers Inc., Malden, Massachusetts, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470998519.ch1

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 10 DEC 2007
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2001

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780631210337

Online ISBN: 9780470998519

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Keywords:

  • social psychology;
  • biological systems;
  • genetic constitution;
  • biological structures;
  • societies

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • The Concept of Adaptation

  • Analyzing Social Transactions: The Forms of Cooperation

  • Status Negotiations

  • Cooperation in the Absence of Kinship

  • General Trust and the Collective Good

  • Conclusions