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Giphart, Ronald and Vugt, Mark van, Mismatch: How Our Stone Age Brain Deceives Us Every Day and What We Can Do about It (London: Robinson, 2018), 346 pages. Giphart and van Vugt dedicate the bulk of their book to describing similar missteps across several domains. In Chapter 7, Giphart and van Vugt speak of ancestral war as being motivated by the pursuit of status, social capital, and sexual partners.
Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)229-231
Number of pages3
JournalPolitics and the Life Sciences
Issue number2
StatePublished - Sep 1 2019


  • MODERN society
  • HUMAN behavior
  • SOCIAL scientists
  • EVOLUTIONARY psychology
  • HUMAN ecology


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