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Anthony C. Lopez

 

Anthony C. Lopez, Ph.D. is Assistant Professor of International Relations and Political Psychology at Washington State University. His research investigates war as the product of an evolved coalitional psychology, and examines the relationship between inter-group conflict and intra-group cooperation from an adaptationist perspective. Anthony received training as a Research Affiliate with the Center for Evolutionary Psychology at the University of California, Santa Barbara, and he also maintains a blog that catalogues and discusses current research in these areas at http://www.evolutionary-politics.blogspot.com

 
 
  

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Articles: Why Evolution Made Forgiveness Difficult

By Anthony C. Lopez | March 24, 2015

Nature endowed humanity with both revenge and forgiveness as tools of conflict resolution. But why does one seem so much harder than the other?

 

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