Good Manners in Evolutionary Perspective

Peering into recent history, one sees many signs of decorum from neat dress and polite conversation to deferential rituals of greeting and hierarchy. Why have the habits of the Upstairs Downstairs world departed? What are they for? Have they always existed?

Read more: https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/the-human-beast/201801/good-manners-in-evolutionary-perspective

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