"Our sense of beauty was shaped by evolution to embody an awareness of what is difficult as opposed to easy, rare as opposed to common, costly as opposed to cheap, skillful as opposed to talentless, and fit as opposed to unfit." — Geoffrey Miller, The Mating Mind: How Sexual Choice Shaped the Evolution of Human Nature
"Close your Deleuze; open your Darwin." — Robert Storey, Mimesis and the Human Animal: On the Biogenetic Foundations of Literary Representation
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Alice Andrews |editor/founder
lice Andrews(with philosophy and psychology degrees from Columbia University) teaches psychology with an evolutionary lens at the State University of New York at New Paltz, where she is helping to implement an Evolutionary Studies program modeled on David Sloan Wilson's EvoS program at SUNY Binghamton . She is an editor and writer (books and magazines), and was the associate editor of Chronogram from 2000-2002.She is also the author of Trine Erotic , a novel that's been used in various college courses nationwide because of its loration of evolutionary psychology. Alice is currently working on a book (based on her essay with the same title, published at Metanexus) called An Evolutionary Mind (to be published as part of Imprint Academic's series: "Societas: Essays in Political and Cultural Criticism"), and plans to begin writing another novel soon. exp
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Playing with Myself: On Trine Erotic
An Evolutionary Mind
Meta Review: Reactions to a Review of The Blank Slate
Being Brave: In Defense of Naturalism and Essentialism
The Semiotics of Shoe Shapes
Beyond Paradox: A Review of The Paradoxical Primate
Meta Study: Reactions to a Study on Female Sexuality
Attention: On Love
Tim Horvath | poetry editor
Tim Horvath received his MA in English Education from Teachers College, Columbia University, and will soon finish his MFA in Creative Writing at the University of New Hampshire. He taught high school English for nine years, and currently teaches Creative Nonfiction at UNH. Tim is a three-time finalist in Glimmer Train's New Writers Competitions, and recently his story "The Understory" won the 2006 Raymond Carver Prize sponsored by Carve Magazine. His interest in cognitive neuroscience and evolutionary psychology has led him to give talks at various conferences, including ones with co-editor Jason Ronstadt on the dreaming brain and literature. He is currently working on a novel, tentatively entitled Spectra.
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