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The book earns a charitable two stars and a warning to readers.
I enjoyed this book because I felt like I was learning about scientifically sound work and reading a thriller book at the same time.
In this exceptional book, David Buss examines the psychological processes that lead people to commit murder.
David Buss is to EP what Richard Dawkins is to Ethology.
This book is another remainder of his devoted study to
the question of human nature from a biological point... Read more
I just checked this out from the library and I have to say, its probably the worst book about murderous psychology I have ever read. Read morePublished 1 month ago by C. Park
I was looking for a tale of insite and how to keep my family safe, good luck at trying to finish this book. Better to get a cookie and place it at your door. Read morePublished 9 months ago by blah
David M. Buss is an evolutionary psychologist. This is a controversial field of science that assumes that the psychology of the mind has been shaped by evolution. Read morePublished 17 months ago by Carl Robinson
This book is fantastic at providing a whole new understanding of why a human being commits murder. If you want a different theory that explains elements of the human mind along... Read morePublished 22 months ago by rmay
The author seems to assume that because of his own murderous ideas, that everyone else is the same as himself. Read morePublished 22 months ago by RNew
Ever since reading The Evolution of Desire I've been hooked on David Buss' material. I take from the negative reviews that David Buss' hypothesis for the evolutionary case for a... Read morePublished on August 7, 2011 by Nir@d
Evolutionary Psychologist David Buss advances the nature over nurture argument that humans are pre-programmed in our genes to kill in the right circumstances and most murders can... Read morePublished on July 20, 2011 by Bryn C. Dunham
Very thought provoking. This book gives insight into the reasons behind human behaviors that I did not understand before. And to top it off it is also entertaining.Published on October 26, 2010 by jdub