9.250 Evolutionary Psychology

As taught in: Spring 1999

An illustration displaying many expressions of fear and aggression in a dog, from Darwin's The Expression of the Emotions in Animals and Man.

Displays of mixtures of fear and aggression in a dog. (From Darwin's The Expression of the Emotions in Animals and Man.)

Level:

Graduate

Instructors:

Prof. Steven Pinker

Course Description

Current research on the evolution and development of cognition and affect, including intuitive physics, biology, and psychology, language, emotions, sexuality, and social relations.