1 hr 37 min

Episode 03: David Buss - Evolutionary Psychology Keep Talking

    • Society & Culture

David Buss is a professor at the University of Texas - Austin. During our conversation, David talks about the creation of the field of evolutionary psychology, its key findings about the human mind and human nature, and his expertise, human mating.
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(00:26) The history of evolutionary psychology
(12:01) David’s thoughts on evolutionary psychology
(21:02) Some interesting themes that unfolded during David’s research for his book
(28:09) David talks about some misnomers in sex differences
(33:07) Learn about the major sex differences
(40:12) Understanding universal applicability of psychological studies
(55:47) Some points to check for healthy long-term relationships (similarity in fundamental life goals and values - religious, political views and intelligence, sense of humor, approval of kin group and emotional stability)
(01:06:46) David talks about his upcoming book, When Men Behave Badly
(01:15:51) Potential investigations in evolutionary psychology (status, prestige, reputation and coalitional psychology)
(01:17:53) What are the qualities to look out for in a partner for long term success in marriages?
(01:22:31) David mentions two other subjects that interest him deeply - sexual morality and reputation, and why
(01:29:430 David shares his thoughts on different mating lifestyles and the misconceptions around evolutionary psychology

David Buss is a professor at the University of Texas - Austin. During our conversation, David talks about the creation of the field of evolutionary psychology, its key findings about the human mind and human nature, and his expertise, human mating.
------------
Support this podcast via Venmo
Support this podcast via PayPal
Support this podcast on Patreon
------------
Show notes
Leave a rating on Spotify
Leave a rating on Apple Podcasts
Follow Keep Talking on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook
Listen on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, and YouTube
------------
(00:26) The history of evolutionary psychology
(12:01) David’s thoughts on evolutionary psychology
(21:02) Some interesting themes that unfolded during David’s research for his book
(28:09) David talks about some misnomers in sex differences
(33:07) Learn about the major sex differences
(40:12) Understanding universal applicability of psychological studies
(55:47) Some points to check for healthy long-term relationships (similarity in fundamental life goals and values - religious, political views and intelligence, sense of humor, approval of kin group and emotional stability)
(01:06:46) David talks about his upcoming book, When Men Behave Badly
(01:15:51) Potential investigations in evolutionary psychology (status, prestige, reputation and coalitional psychology)
(01:17:53) What are the qualities to look out for in a partner for long term success in marriages?
(01:22:31) David mentions two other subjects that interest him deeply - sexual morality and reputation, and why
(01:29:430 David shares his thoughts on different mating lifestyles and the misconceptions around evolutionary psychology

1 hr 37 min

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