PSYCH 124 - The Evolution of Human Social Behavior

This course surveys the evolution of human social behaviors, seen in light of similar behaviors in other species. Topics include mating systems, parenting, cooperation, communication, learning and teaching, social norms, crime, aggression and morality. The course concludes with how humans interact socially with other species, e.g., pets and wildlife, and how human social behavior is adapting to robots and social media. Performance will be evaluated using weekly problem sets and three exams. Class Notes: Class Notes As of Tuesday, January 23rd, all Psych courses are closed for enrollment so the department can begin processing the waitlist. Enrollment will be finalized by the end of the 3rd week of instruction.Enrollment Questions? detailed enrollment guidelines and course information, please visit
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