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Unformatted text preview: hive. Altruism-Why sacrifice life for someone? Kin selection. If sacrifice for family, continues tendency for altruistic behavior.-Men are driven to spreading their seed across the world, women need to pick the right guy to get the right seed and provide responsibility for family.-Casual Sex men tend to say yes (75%) and women say no almost always (0%) Evolutionary Psychology-Strike a balance between nurture and nature.-Most psychologists believe 85% is of nurture though Touch-Enriched environments increase brain physical development by growth hormone, stimulates thicker cortex, more dendrites, more neurotransmitters.-Touching increases the ability to cope with stress and lowers the chance of diseases of aging Glucocortidsolds-If stress maintains, the cholesterol? attacks hippocampus-In rats, the not stimulated dont turn of stress mode, diminished hippocampus-People touched still learn when old-...
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- Spring '07
- Evolutionary Psychology