Monday, 8 June 2015.
The study of human behavior has turned into an assessment of the past man in order to understand the future. According to evolutionary psychologists, past changes in human ancestors are related to human behavior (Downes 2010). These changes helped our ancestors to reproduce and survive. In order to understand what patterns of conduct were observed in the modern world, it is necessary to assess the evolution through which the ancestors passed. For evolutionary psychologists, the brain is a computer that develops natural selection to extract important information from surrounding people (Downes 2010). The brain is an evolving system that defines human behavior as a way to respond to information received. Thus, in order to understand human behavior better, cognitive programs, generating behavior, must be formulated (Downes 2010)
Adaptations are involved in cognitive cognitive devices in the brain. The activities, survival and reproductive efforts of the ancestors encouraged these adappoints. Programmes for special purposes were developed by the brain through natural selection and in response to certain environmental conditions (Downes 2010). The choice of these programs was due to their ability to increase the capacity of organisms to survive and to get offspring. The governments use evolutionary psychologists as the analogues of psychological mechanisms that create behavior. There is no general purpose authority. Instead, the body has organs. Each organ performs a certain purpose. Similarly, behavior provides a certain advantage to the organism, helping it to breed and survive
Today there is a behavior that has been observed, and its explanation is paid off by the evolutionary psychologists approach. Colbert (2012) explores the variation in the behavior of the children of the Matsikka tribe in Peru, as well as the behaviour of the children of Los Angeles in a book entitled
Yanira’s behavior can be explained by evolutionary psychologists. Her tribe, which is in the jungle, fights for existence. Thus, children adapt to specific behavioristic characteristic features and enable them to maximize their chances of survival in the harsh life of the jungle. Children who do not learn on their own quickly have limited chances of survival because the Jungle is not easy. The Yair shows maturity, even though it is a child. It has developed this maturity because of the requirements of the environment to which it is accustomed. The children of the jungle of Peru need to quickly learn how to use wild survival tactics, or else they will die. According to evolutionary psychologists, behaviour can be explained in a better way by which people adapt to address the specific problems faced by their ancestors at some point (in 2010)
The behavior of Yanira is a complete contrast with Los Angeles ‘ s children. Angelinus shows a unique lack of competence and initiative in performing even simple tasks (Kolbert 2012). In addition to being unable to tie their shoes, these children also refuse to act in accordance with the instructions of their parents. Colbert’s 2012 feeling is that American descendants can represent the majority of children in history with few exceptions. American children exhibit behaviour that does not provide them with any advantage in their lives when it comes to reproduction and survival. This behavior can be a regression regression. Without the escort, young people cannot be held responsible for themselves. These children cannot cook, and they will starve when they are left alone in a place where food is not available
Although they are useful in explaining behavior, evolutionary psychology makes some assumptions that are difficult to test. For example, if a person can establish how a natural selection has formed a brain, it will be able to understand its functioning (Gottlieb 2012). However, scientific research has shown that knowledge of the evolution of the organ is not necessary to deduct its functions. For example, biologists do not use the evolution of a body to determine how it works. To understand the growth of our ancestors, we simply need the concept of their mental equipment. This exercise is fraught with misinterpretation. Similarly to Gottlieb (2012), it is possible to obtain a plausible explanation of how the concrete behavior of hunter-gatherers in their reproductive function and survival. However, this could have been established for various reasons and earlier
The specific characteristics and behaviour observed in the natural conditions may not provide satisfactory explanations. For example, babies have a flexible skull bone at birth. They’re giving the heady properties of the head. It can be argued that a flexible skull is the adaptation of a child, allowing it to travel through a narrow channel at the time of birth. However, even tiptoe have similar characteristics, even though it is shattered out of the egg. That is why this explanation is incredible. The same argument can be extended to human behavior. This allows you to determine a specific reason for the exact behavior of a particular behavior. For example, it is widely assumed that step-children can abuse step-parent physically and emotionally. However, a biological parent may also abuse his/her own child. The evolutionary reason why parents may abuse their children may not exist
In the past, there was a romanticized view of the past with the aim of establishing a suitable behavior or lifestyle for the current “way of life of the caveman” (Goldstein 2010). According to some adherents of cavemen’s life, this may be interpreted as the average consumption of large quantities of meat during roasting between dinners to estimate the age of lean meat (Goldstein, 2010). Not a global understanding of the lifestyle of cave dwellers. There are various concepts that people have with regard to what includes the daily lives of cave dwellers. There are modern cavemen who take the raw meat since they believed that they represent the diet of the original cavemen
The cave of life has a positive aspect, as it helps people to participate in a busy physical process. Thus, modern cavemen are coming. They have fitness regimes designed specifically for the purpose of mirroring the caveman’s exercise. The intense activity of the caveman has allowed them to adapt to a healthier lifestyle compared to the lifestyle of people in modern America. There is a Paynman Diet (Paleo) (Zelman 2012). The claim of those who will follow this diet is that there is genetic programming for people who would eat the path that cavemen cave people did before the agricultural revolution (Zelman 2012). This diet includes meat that is grown genetically, meat, fruit, wild fish, nuts and vegetables. This diet impedes the production of sugar, salt and synthetic products
Downs, S. (2010). Evolutionary psychology.
Goldstein, J. (2010). A new caveman and a city.
Gottlieb, A. (2012, 17 September) This is not necessarily the [ Review of the book How much do evolutionary stories of the disclosure of the mind?]
Colbert, E. (2012, 2 July). In the ruined book [ Review of the book Why do kids rule the roost].
Zelman, K. (2012). Diet Caveman