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The Functional Table of Human Evolved Psychological Adaptations

II - Sexual Selection

III - Kin Selection

IV - Unknown or Disputed

EPAs By Name

These EPAs are supported by broad and deep empirical evidence and thus are part of the EPA table above.
Click on an EPA name to open its dossier and explore the evidence behind it.

Proposed EPAs Currently Lacking Empirical Support

These EPAs have been proposed in the literature but do not currently have sufficient empirical support to be on the EPA table.
Click an EPA below to see why not. If you're a Curator, you can add evidence to increase support for these EPAs,
and with enough supporting evidence, they may end up on the EPA table.