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Daniel Glass

About Daniel Glass

Daniel Glass is a master’s student at SUNY New Paltz, and has a B.A. in Psychology from the University of Pennsylvania. He is interested in evolutionary approaches to clinical psychology. Evolved This Way explores this burgeoning field, which uses evolution to understand, classify, and treat mental disorders and other clinical phenomena.

Biological Psychiatry and Evolution

After a length absence due to my acceptance into Suffolk University’s clinical Ph.D. program, I intend to delve back into this blog again! A brief entry today; I was referred to this passage from a paper by Douglas A. Kramer … Continue reading

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Evolutionarily-Informed Headphone Design!

Fair warning, this post won’t be about evolutionary clinical psychology per se, but a bit about how a functional, evolutionary perspective can inform technological solutions for better living! Most of us take our binaural hearing for granted. Having two working ears … Continue reading

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More on “Angst,” a New Book on Evolutionary Psychopathology

A couple months ago, I mentioned a new book of interest to those who like clinical psychology and evolution. It’s called Angst: Origins of Anxiety and Depression by Jeffrey P. Kahn, M.D., a psychiatrist at Weill Cornell Medical College who … Continue reading

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Angst: A New Book on Evolutionary Clinical Psychology!

Continuing the cute trend of popular science books with one-word titles, Jeffrey P. Kahn, M.D., a professor of psychiatry at New York Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center has just published the new book Angst: The Origins of Anxiety and Depression. The … Continue reading

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A Whole Journal Issue Devoted to Applied Evolutionary Psychology

That’s right…the Journal of Social, Evolutionary, and Cultural Psychology (JSEC for short), in collaboration with the Applied Evolutionary Psychology Society (AEPS for short) has released a special issue entirely devoted to applications of evolutionary psychology, guest-edited by Dan Kruger and … Continue reading

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A Completely New Evolutionary Hypothesis of Depression

Out of all the clinical phenomena in psychology, depression holds the record for the largest number of evolution-based articles in the literature. This is most likely because it’s a very obvious paradox — how can a mood state which is … Continue reading

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Evolutionary Clinical Psych at HBES (The Lost Chapter)!

Well, HBES has been over for more than two months now, but it’s never too late for the fourth and final installment of “Evolutionary Clinical Psychology at HBES” series (part 1 begins here). In this piece, I’ll cover the posters … Continue reading

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The Relationship of Evolutionary Psychopathology to Evolutionary Psychology

In my inaugural post on this blog, called Darwinian Psychiatry, Evolutionary Psychopathology, blah blah blah, I covered the history of evolutionary psychopathology in a way that treated the field as a sub-discipline of evolutionary psychology (EP); EP, in this case, … Continue reading

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Introducing PsychTable — The Next Big Thing in Evolutionary Psychology!

One of my favorite websites is Rotten Tomatoes, which aggregates movie reviews from all major (and some minor) print and online sources, to create — for each film — a bottom-line “consensus,” as well as a percentage score of positive … Continue reading

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Evolutionary Clinical Psychology at HBES 2012! (Part 3)

This is Part 3 of the round-up of evolutionary-clinical psychology presentations at the Human Behavior and Evolution Society’s 2012 conference; See Part 1 and Part 2 first, for a full appreciation of the plot and characters! On Sunday morning, the … Continue reading

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