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Evolutionary perspectives on human sexual psychology and behavior

Author: Viviana A Weekes-Shackelford; Todd K Shackelford
Publisher: New York : Springer, [2014] ©2014
Series: Evolutionary Psychology
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"This volume in the Springer Series in Evolutionary Psychology presents a state of the art view of the topic of sexuality and sexual behavior drawing on theoretical constructs and research of noted individuals in the field. Comprehensive and multi-disciplinary, this book seeks to provide a broad overview without sacrificing the complexity of a multi-faceted approach. The book is framed by introductory and closing  Read more...
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Evolutionary perspectives on human sexual psychology and behavior.
New York : Springer, [2014]
(DLC) 2014930340
(OCoLC)880373532
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Viviana A Weekes-Shackelford; Todd K Shackelford
ISBN: 9781493903146 1493903144
OCLC Number: 876431856
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 418 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Section 1: Introduction to Evolutionary Perspectives on Human Sexual Psychology and Behavior --
Evaluating Evidence of Mate Preference Adaptations: How Do We Really Know What Homo sapiens sapiens Really Want? --
Section 2: Sexual Adaptations in Men --
Adaptation and sexual offending --
Sexual selection on human voices --
Agreement and individual differences in men's preferences for women's facial characteristics --
Male adaptations to female ovulation --
(Mis)reading the signs: Men's perception of women's sexual interest --
Bodily Attractiveness as a Window to Women's Fertility and Reproductive Value --
Social and environmental conditions intensifying male competition for resources, status, and mates lead to increased male mortality --
Male production of humor produced by sexually selected psychological adaptations --
Male adaptations to retain a mate --
Section 3: Sexual Adaptations in Women --
Evolutionary psychology and rape avoidance --
Female orgasm --
Female adaptations to ovulation --
Women's preferences for male facial features --
Women's disgust adaptations --
Female Perceptions of Male Body Movements --
Intrasexual Competition and other Theories of Eating Restriction --
Attractiveness and rivalry in women's same-sex friendships --
Section 4: Conclusions and Future Directions for Evolutionary Perspectives on Human Sexual Psychology and Behavior --
Evolutionary perspectives on homosexual psychology and behavior --
Reflections on the Evolution of Human Sex Differences: Social Selection and the Evolution of Competition among Women.
Series Title: Evolutionary Psychology
Responsibility: Viviana A. Weekes-Shackelford, Todd K. Shackelford, editors.
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