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Unformatted text preview: 1. Use in clinical psychology a. Steven Illardi’s therapy for treating depression using knowledge of the environment of our ancestors (sunlight exposure, eating fatty acids, exercise, group interaction, etc) b. Work on what the functions of disorders may be – anxiety prevents us from being in potentially life threatening situations, depression may keep us repeating behaviors that are harmful for us, etc. 2. Use in law The definition of “reasonable person” for use in sexual harassment and stalking cases has been changed as a result of findings from evolutionary psychology 3. Marketing/Business Marketers use findings from evolutionary psychology to better market and sell their products...
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This note was uploaded on 10/10/2011 for the course PSYCH 3315 taught by Professor Etherton during the Spring '09 term at Texas State.
- Spring '09
- Abnormal Psychology