An introduction to evolutionary developmental psychology

The article by the above name is here, first published 4/1/14 in Evolutionary Psychology. The abstract:

“Evolutionary developmental psychology represents a synthesis of modern evolutionary theory and developmental psychology. Here we introduce the special issue on evolutionary developmental psychology by briefly discussing the history of this field and then summarizing the variety of topics that are covered. In this special issue, leading researchers provide a collection of theoretical and empirical articles that highlight recent findings and propose promising areas for future research.”

“Evolutionary and developmental theory have had a tumultuous history, occasionally being viewed as detached, incompatible fields of study.”

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