By Todd K. Shackelford,Ranald D. Hansen
Attraction, mating, copy: it's a provided that as a species, people are excited about intercourse. And no matter if the examine compares sexual behaviors of fellows and ladies or considers the proportions among nature and nurture, such a lot roads lead again to our far-off ancestors and/or our fellow animals.
The Evolution of Sexuality collects stimulating new empirical findings and theoretical options relating to either general issues and rising components of curiosity. Following past titles during this sequence, an interdisciplinary panel of participants examines subject matters particular to the whys of female and male sex-related habit, right here starting from organic bases for male same-sex charm to the likely elusive function of the feminine orgasm. This vantage aspect among biology and psychology offers readers profound insights not only into human changes and similarities, but additionally why they proceed to topic regardless of our large figuring out of tradition and socialization. And fascinating dispatches from the arts assessment sexual issues in vintage works of literature and discover the function of parent-offspring clash within the English Revolution of the 17th century. one of the issues covered:
- Sexual clash and evolutionary psychology: towards a unified framework.
- Assortative mating, caste, and class.
- The useful layout and phylogeny of girl sexuality.
- Is oral intercourse a sort of mate retention behavior?
- Two 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 various disciplines. college, graduate and undergraduate scholars, and researchers drawn to sexuality will locate it a springboard for dialogue, debate, and extra study.