Archive for December, 2011

The Supposed Decline of Violence

In his recent book, The Better Angels of Our Nature, Steven Pinker suggests that violence has been in steep decline over the last 20 years and argues that this drop in violence is the result of our being increasingly more rational creatures, capable of seeing the ‘futility’ of violence, while also developing more civilized ways […]

Critique of Evolutionary Psychology

Evolutionary Psychology: Neglecting Neurobiology in Defining the Mind Please do not reproduce or distribute without author permission. Questions or comments can be sent to: Brad M. Peters, Department of Psychology Saint Mary’s University, Halifax, NS Brad.Peters@smu.ca Full-Text Article: Peters (2013) —————————————————————————————————————————————————-