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Scientific American on why evo psych is bad biology

By Amanda Marcotte
Monday, December 22, 2008 22:51 EDT
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Occasionally, desperate sexists, particularly of the Nice Guy® variety, accuse me of being anti-science and practically a creationist because I don’t think that pop evo psych theories are science when it’s all about why the cavemen adhered to gender binaries that presume “The Flintstones” was documentary. I promise, my belief that women are not born bimbos and men are not born with the inability to think and behave themselves has nothing to do with opposition to science. If anything, it’s because I’m so pro-science that I hate to see shitty science get so much popular approval because it reinforces negative stereotypes.

Seems Scientific American is “anti-science” now, with this article explaining why evo psych is bad biology.

Amanda Marcotte
Amanda Marcotte
Amanda Marcotte is a freelance journalist born and bred in Texas, but now living in the writer reserve of Brooklyn. She focuses on feminism, national politics, and pop culture, with the order shifting depending on her mood and the state of the nation.
 
 
 
 
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