The Evolution of Sexuality (Evolutionary Psychology)

The Evolution of Sexuality (Evolutionary Psychology)


appeal, mating, copy: it's a on condition that as a species, humans are eager about intercourse. And even if the learn compares sexual behaviors of guys and ladies or considers the proportions among nature and nurture, so much roads lead again to our far-off ancestors and/or our fellow animals.

The Evolution of Sexuality collects stimulating new empirical findings and theoretical ideas relating to either wide-spread issues and rising components of curiosity. Following prior titles during this sequence, an interdisciplinary panel of members examines issues particular to the whys of female and male sex-related habit, right here starting from organic bases for male same-sex allure to the probably elusive function of the feminine orgasm. This vantage aspect among biology and psychology supplies readers profound insights not only into human adjustments and similarities, but additionally why they proceed to subject regardless of our sizeable figuring out of tradition and socialization. And exciting dispatches from the arts evaluate sexual issues in vintage works of literature and discover the position of parent-offspring clash within the English Revolution of the 17th century. one of the themes covered:

* Sexual clash and evolutionary psychology: towards a unified framework.
* Assortative mating, caste, and class.
* The sensible layout and phylogeny of lady sexuality.
* Is oral intercourse a sort of mate retention behavior?
* behavioral hypotheses for the evolution or male homosexuality in humans.
* Sperm festival and the evolution of human sexuality.

The Evolution of Sexuality will allure evolutionary scientists throughout numerous disciplines. school, graduate and undergraduate scholars, and researchers attracted to sexuality will locate it a springboard for dialogue, debate, and additional research.

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