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A psychologist working from an evolutionary perspective would agree with all the following statements EXCEPT

A

males prefer young, attractive physical features in women, and women prefer men with social status and financial resources.

B

certain basic brain structures, such as the medulla and amygdala, have their beginnings in our biological past.

C

nurture is more important than nature in terms of shaping human thinking, feeling, and behavior.

D

anger helped with the survival of our ancestor's genes.

E

the higher incidences of phobias of heights, spiders, and snakes over the the fear of gunshots illustrates a genetic predisposition in humans.