Frequently, people will conflate the views of sociobiology with evolutionary psychology, and misunderstand the level of analysis that evolutionary psychology operates on; they will say that certain behaviors are adaptive rather than saying certain functions reflect a physiological adaptation (Buss, 2016). These distinctions are subtle and need to be understood in order to see the differences between the two disciplines: namely, evo-psych and sociobiology. As such, I will first outline the difference between an adaptation and adaptiveness, and then I will highlight the differences between evo-psych and sociobiology.
An essay that explores the biological roots to conflict, and how it is that those biological roots interact with culture to make conflict inevitable.
A short essay on the relationship between schizophrenia and crime. Are schizophrenia and criminality linked?
IdeasInHat explains how information co-evolves with the brain. This is done through an analysis of the increasing complexity found throughout human social interactions, which get increasingly more complex with each biological step towards humans.