EvoS Teaching Modules

This portion of the site will grow as Consortium schools continue to develop their curricula. Please contact the webmaster to submit additional resources. Additional modules are available on a request-only basis here–topics include “Economics and Evolution” and “Human and Cultural Evolution.”

The following teaching materials were contributed by members of the Human Behavior and Evolution Society and archived by Michael Mills:

Biological Bases of Behavior:

  • Biological Bases of Behavior Powerpoint presentations courtesy of Nick Neave, Northumbria University:

Introduction
Genes
Neurons
Synapses
Pharmacology
Hormones
Methods
Central Nervous System
Movement
Damage
Sensory Coding

Evolutionary Psychology:

  • Evolutionary Psychology Powerpoint presentations courtesy of Daniel Krupp, McMaster University:

Introduction
Evolution
Genetics
Survival
Evolution of Sex
Female Mating Strategies
Male Mating Strategies
Short-Term Mating Strategies
Parenting
Kinship
Cooperation
Violence
Sexual Conflict
Rape
Dominance
Psychopathy
Pedophilia
Homicide
Sexual Selection
Language and Memetics
Sexual Orientation
Culture
Art and Music
Unified Psychology

  • Evolutionary Psychology lecture Powerpoint presentations courtesy of Nick Neave, Northumbria University:

Introduction
Evolutionary Psychology
Altruism
Reproductive Strategies
Short-Term Mating Strategies
Female Mating Preferences
Male Mating Preferences
Jealousy
Aggression
Spatial Ability
Health and Psychopathology
Theory of Mind (ToM)

  • Evolutionary Psychology workshop Powerpoint presentations courtesy of Nick Neave, Northumbria University:

Hominid Evolution
Domain-Specific Reasoning
Altruism
Mating Preferences
Partner-Wanted Ads
Symmetry and Attraction
Waist-to-Hip Ratio
Jealousy
Aggression
Spatial Ability
Health and Psychopathology

Introduction to Psychology:

  • Introduction to Psychology (informed by Evolutionary Psychology) Powerpoint presentations courtesy of Suzy Scherf, University of Pittsburgh:

Abnormal Psychology
Biological Bases of Behavior
Brain
Cognition
Emotion
Introduction to Evolution
Introduction to Ontogenetics
Introduction to Psychology
Language
Learning
Mating
Memory
Perception
Social Psychology