Volume 94 | Number 2 | March-April 2006
A review of The Republican War on Science, by Chris Mooney. Mooney makes a convincing case that the administration of George W. Bush has politicized science to an unprecedented degree
A review of Origins of the Social Mind: Evolutionary Psychology and Child Development, edited by Bruce J. Ellis and David F. Bjorklund. Evolutionary developmental psychology is a new subfield that attempts to integrate developmental and evolutionary thinking—something easier said than done
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