Tag Archives: Evolutionary Psychology

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Stress Responses, and Personalized Care

The symptoms of trauma-related disorders include both psychological and physiological signs. Evolutionary perspectives of trauma-related disorders have related the primitive mechanisms such as sensitization and dissolution to the stress responses for survival (Baldwin, 2013). The psychological and physiological reactions are … Continue reading

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Behavioral Genetics and Evolutionary Psychology

Behavioral Genetics Methods   Methods Study models Characteristics Research focus Core concepts/notes Twin studies Monozygotic/identical twins Identical genotypes; shared environment Relationships between heredity and experience Hereditability: an index of differences in people that can only be caused by genetic inheritance … Continue reading

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