David Buss Evolutionary Theory is the theory . Template and rubric attached.

some references to use:

Confer, J. C., Easton, J. A., Fleischman, D. S.,

Goetz, C. D., Lewis, D. M. G., Perilloux, C., & Buss, D.

M. (2010). Evolutionary psychology: Controversies,

questions, prospects, and limitations. American

Psychologist, 65(2), 110–126. https://doiorg.ezproxy.snhu.edu/10.1037/a0018413


Kennair, L. E. O. (2019). Evolutionary Personality

Psychology: Integrating the Many Functional

Adaptations That Make Us Who We Are.

Evolutionary Studies in Imaginative Culture, 3(1),

57–59. https://doiorg.ezproxy.snhu.edu/10.26613/esic.3.1.120


Nettle, D. (2010-11-24). Evolutionary Perspectives

on the Five-Factor Model of Personality. In The

Evolution of Personality and Individual Differences. :

Oxford University Press. Retrieved 14 Aug. 2021,

from https://oxford-universitypressscholarshipcom.ezproxy.snhu.edu/view/10.1093/acprof:oso/97



Perry, L. (2021, July 9). The sexual Battleground:

How evolutionary theory explains why men and

women seduce, deceive, abandon and hurt each

other. New Statesman, 150(5627), 44+.




Robin Dunbar, John Lycett, & Louise Barrett.

(2007). Evolutionary Psychology : A Beginner’s

Guide. Oneworld Publications.