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Monday 30 October 2006

Sex Differences in Cognition: a primer

In keeping with Hugo's recent post, here is a very short introduction to the cognitive sciences of gender. It forms part of the AlphaPsy primers series, a very rough guide to naturalistic anthropology, written for the lay reader.

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Saturday 30 September 2006

The AlphaPsy Rough Guide to Naturalism

I just posted on the blog a dozen or so primers that Nicolas, Karim and I wrote for the AlphaPsy main site. These are really short introductions to various topics in the fields of evolution, cognition, and culture. It is chielfy aimed at social scientists with no background whatsoever in the domain. Each primer includes a link to the relevant AlphaPsy Bibliography, which is particularly suited for beginners. Again, it is only a very rough guide; it has no scientific ambitions, so don't judge it too harshly. Perhaps I'll try to work it into a Wikipedia entry, since I am told by Dario Taraborelli that there is none for cognitive anthropology.

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Friday 29 September 2006

Mirror-Neurons: a primer

If you have never heard of mirror-neurons, or if you're not sure, then this post is for you! It is part of the AlphaPsy Primers series, a very rough guide to naturalistic anthropology, written for the lay reader.

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Monday 21 August 2006

Evolution: a Primer

This post is part of a series of primers written for the AlphaPsy main site; they explain the ABC of the naturalistic worldview for the lay reader. For each topic, a bibliography can be found on the main site, below the primer.

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Cognition: A Primer

This post is part of a series of primers written for the AlphaPsy main site; they explain the ABC of the naturalistic worldview for the lay reader. For each topic, a bibliography can be found on the main site, below the primer.

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Culture: a primer

This post is part of a series of primers written for the AlphaPsy main site; they explain the ABC of the naturalistic worldview for the lay reader. For each topic, a bibliography can be found on the main site, below the primer.

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Sunday 20 August 2006

Religion: a primer

This post is part of a series of primers written for the AlphaPsy main site; they explain the ABC of the naturalistic worldview for the lay reader. For each topic, a bibliography can be found on the main site, below the primer.

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Science and Folk Science: a primer

This post is part of a series of primers written for the AlphaPsy main site; they explain the ABC of the naturalistic worldview for the lay reader. For each topic, a bibliography can be found on the main site, below the primer.

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Darwinian Psychiatry: a primer

This post is part of a series of primers written for the AlphaPsy main site; they explain the ABC of the naturalistic worldview for the lay reader. For each topic, a bibliography can be found on the main site, below the primer.

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Coevolutions and Domestications: a primer

This post is part of a series of primers written for the AlphaPsy main site; they explain the ABC of the naturalistic worldview for the lay reader. For each topic, a bibliography can be found on the main site, below the primer.

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Meta-Evolution: a primer

This post is part of a series of primers written for the AlphaPsy main site; they explain the ABC of the naturalistic worldview for the lay reader. For each topic, a bibliography can be found on the main site, below the primer.

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Neuroeconomics: a primer

This post is part of a series of primers written for the AlphaPsy main site; they explain the ABC of the naturalistic worldview for the lay reader. For each topic, a bibliography can be found on the main site, below the primer.

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Theory of Mind: a primer

This post is part of a series of primers written for the AlphaPsy main site; they explain the ABC of the naturalistic worldview for the lay reader. For each topic, a bibliography can be found on the main site, below the primer.

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Psychology of Politics: a primer

This post is part of a series of primers written for the AlphaPsy main site; they explain the ABC of the naturalistic worldview for the lay reader. For each topic, a bibliography can be found on the main site, below the primer.

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Technology: a Primer

This post is part of a series of primers written for the AlphaPsy main site; they explain the ABC of the naturalistic worldview for the lay reader. For each topic, a bibliography can be found on the main site, below the primer.

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