Lesley Newson
Research Fellow
School of Psychology
University of Exeter
Email: L.Newson@ex.ac.uk

My main interest is learning about out how Darwinian theory can provide insight into human behaviour. It has proven very powerful in explaining the behaviour of other animals but we need to develop and test hypotheses about the evolution of the behaviours that are unique to our species.



It is the social behaviours of humans that are the most puzzling. And even more puzzling is the reproductive behaviour of people living now. more...