Evolutionary psychology reciprocity predicted by

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Unformatted text preview: women Why Do We Help? Evolutionary Psychology Kin Selection Genetic relatedness predicts helping Kin selection Idea that evolution has selected altruism toward one’s close relatives to enhance the survival of mutually shared genes Why Do We Help? Evolutionary Psychology Reciprocity Predicted by genetic self- interest Works best in small isolated groups Group selection Groups in competition are mutually supportive Why Do We Help? Genuine Altruism Our willingness to help is influenced by self...
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This note was uploaded on 02/03/2014 for the course PSY 331 taught by Professor N/a during the Spring '06 term at SUNY Buffalo.

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