The Relevance of Chimpanzee Studies for Human Nature, and what primatologists have swept under the rug.
Just as dogs might have been domesticated to be submissive to humans hominins might have been selected to be submissive to the interests of their groups.
The Discovery of Successful Treatments for Mental Illness Do Not Lead to an Understanding of their Cause
Just because a therapy is effective, it does not follow that whatever is being corrected by the therapy caused the illness in the first place.
Linguist Steven Levinson criticizes evolutionary psychologist Michael Tomasello and linguist Derik Bickerson for being unable to shake loose of the “cold” abstract cognitive prerequisites rather than the “hot” motivational and interactive instincts that lie behind the universal patterns of multimodal communication.