There are ten things we know about evolutionary psychology based on what research into the human mind has done for us. For one, it tells us that, regardless of political orientation, people want to relate to one another. We weren’t meant to take on politics on a large scale, we were more meant to consume politics on a smaller scale. We also have similar emotions to one another, happiness, sadness, loneliness, we all have this basis for commonality.
- Evolutionary psychology is still questioned by many, is still hotly debated, but has provided some insights into human behavior.
- Many humans reactions towards external stimuli and events are a result of evolution.
- Research suggests that art, war and other actions are hardwired into the human pysche.
“Many unpleasant physical symptoms, such as nausea found in pregnant women or fever that emerges in response to a bacterial infection, can be best be understood as evolved adaptations”