Using the information from Chapter Two and this week’s lectures as well as from any other suitable sources, please explain the field of evolutionary psychology, focusing on the importance of the concept of natural selection.
Within the essay, please also include answers to the following questions:
What do evolutionary psychologists study and what information do they hope to get out of their research?
How does the study of evolutionary psychology differ from the study of simple evolution, meaning what specific components of evolution do evolutionary psychologists focus on in their work as compared to scientists who simply study evolution?
How does the research from evolutionary psychology apply to our daily lives?