Journal of Evolutionary Psychology

Journal of Evolutionary Psychology is a magazine specializing in Science topics.

Articles from Vol. 25, No. 3-4, August

An Empirical Examination of College Students Requesting a Reduction in Grades: With Implications for Grade Inflation, University Administration Values, and Evaluation of Faculty
INTRODUCTION Grade Inflation is a serious problem in American schools and universities. Grade inflation can be documented to be a serious problem both in high school and in college. Regarding high schools, a CNN Headline News report dealt with data...
At the Edge of Contemplation
People deny reality. They fight against feelings caused by real circumstances., They build mental worlds of shoulds, oughts and might-have beens. Real changes begin with real appraisal and acceptance of what is. Then realistic action is possible. ...
Conrad's Secrets Shared: Narrative Suppression and Dream Distortion in "The Secret Sharer"
Criticism of Joseph Conrad's "The Secret Sharer" has come a long way from Frederick Karl's 1960 assertion that this tale is one of Conrad's "most straightforward and obvious works. Its narrative is a model of clarity" (233). Indeed, forty-three years...
Cooper's Language and the Psychoanalytic Structure of the Hidden Identity Motif
Cooper's The Pioneers was published in 1823. Though published first in the Leatherstocking series, which traces the life and times of Leatherstocking or Natty Bumppo, it was chronologically fourth in the series of tales, followed only by The Prairie...
Dangerous Signs of Political Contradiction
1) The American Constitution is a unique political document. In what manner does this uniquness consist? The founding fathers are the authors of this unique document, in which the position of the nation is mentioned in the first place. 2) How...
Georg Kaiser's Amphitryon: An Expressionistic Dilemma
Georg Kaiser's tragedy zweimal Amphitryon (Twice Amphitryon) is in content but a step removed from that of his French contemporary Giraudoux. However, Kaiser is not concerned with safeguarding monogamy, as is his French contemporary, but rather with...
"May Sinclair: From Psychological Analyst to Anachronistic Modernist"
May Sinclair (1863-1946) remains the most undeservedly neglected Edwarian novelist who made the transition into modernism. She has not Edwardian novelist who made the transition into modernism. She has not She has not always been in this position,...
Philosophy of History: Hitherto and Henceforward (Global Parliament: Debate and International Peace)
(1). The Holistic Identity of Human Being as Mind, Body, Psychology, Sociology, Spirit, and Soul Confronted by the Limitations of the Dichotomy of Universe. Human identity as values, ideals, and the unified picture of a system of limitations, contains...
Temporal Temptations in Lessing's Mars and Dann: Arriving at the Present Moment
The last decade of the twentieth century was replete with visions of sudden global enlightenment along with predictions of gloom and doom endings of the world. Edgar Cayce predicted that under the right paw of the Sphinx lay a hidden chamber, and in...
The Denial of the Feminine: Shakespeare's Lost Daughters in Simon Gray's Butley
The prolific Simon Gray is perhaps best known for his plays about the problems and anomalies pf middle-class and academic life. He was educated at Trinity College, Cambridge, and spent twenty years as a lecturer at Queen Mary College. In Butley, Gray...
The Psychology of Creativity and Genius: Reflections on Shakespeare and the Oxfordian Challenge
The manifestation of genius evident in the creative endeavors of those in artistic and scientific professions has long-held the imagination of scholars interested in delving into causal origins of such brilliance. Until recently, the specific contribution...
The Second Part of the Article: Wuthering Heights: The "Initiatory Step"
III The first two parts of this essay established the liminal contexts of Victorian fiction in general and Wuthering Heights in particular and then developed the specific relevance of Victor Turner's ritual theory to this context. We are now ready...
Video Games: Technology and Social Issues
Introduction Video games are a major part of the culture of the United States and of many other countries throughout the world. Play is a natural human phenomenon, that leads the person or animal to develop skills to be used later in life, as well...