Mating Intelligence Unleashed: The Role of the Mind in Sex, Dating, and Love

Mating Intelligence Unleashed: The Role of the Mind in Sex, Dating, and Love

Glenn Geher, Scott Barry Kaufman

Psychologists frequently paint an image of human mating as visceral, instinctual. yet that isn't the total tale. In courtship and show, sexual pageant and competition, we're additionally guided by way of what Glenn Geher and Scott Barry Kaufman name Mating Intelligence--a variety of psychological talents that experience developed to assist us locate the suitable associate. Mating Intelligence is at paintings in our efforts to shape, preserve, and finish relationships. It courses us in flirtation, foreplay, copulation, discovering and selecting a mate, and plenty of different behaviors.

In Mating Intelligence Unleashed, psychologists Geher and Kaufman take readers on a desirable journey of the crossroads of mating and intelligence, drawing on state of the art learn on evolutionary psychology, intelligence, creativity, character, social psychology, neuroscience, and extra. The authors express that regardless of what you could learn within the most recent factor of Maxim, Playboy, Vogue, or GQ, actual recognition is not the complete tale. Human mating attracts on more than a few psychological abilities and attributes--from the inventive use of pick-up strains, to monitors of air of secrecy, intelligence, humor, character, and compassion. alongside the best way, the authors shed new gentle on age-old questions, reminiscent of: What position does character play in mating? Which qualities are attractive--and which qualities repulse? How do humans fairly decide upon associates? How do women and men mislead one another? How vital is emotional intelligence? Why do humans create art--and does it have whatever to do with intercourse? Do great men relatively end final?

Since Glenn Geher coined the time period Mating Intelligence in 2006, it has drawn loads of media consciousness, starting from a Psychology Today disguise tale to articles within the New Scientist, the Washington Times, the Huffington Post, and somewhere else. Now, in Mating Intelligence Unleashed, readers could have the 1st complete account of this progressive new method of relationship, mating, and love.

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