Randolph M. Nesse, M.D.
- Foundation Professor of Life Sciences, and Founding Director (2014-2019), The Center for Evolution and Medicine, Arizona State University
- Professor Emeritus, Departments of Psychiatry and Psychology, and Institute for Social Research, The University of Michigan
- Founding President: The International Society for Evolution, Medicine, and Public Health
This book explains why natural selection can't eliminate mental disorders...and how evolutionary biology can provide psychiatry with the scientific foundation that has been missing.
One of The Economist's Books of the Year for 2019
“This book sets out to show how evolution underpins (or should underpin) psychiatry. In doing so, it will surely change the face of medicine -- and deservedly so.” —Robin Dunbar