Evolutionary Perspectives on Human Sexual Psychology and Behavior

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ISBN: 978-1-4939-0313-9 (Print) 978-1-4939-0314-6 (Online)

Table of contents (20 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xiii

  2. Introduction to Evolutionary Perspectives on Human Sexual Psychology and Behavior

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-39

      Evaluating Evidence of Mate Preference Adaptations: How Do We Really Know What Homo sapiens sapiens Really Want?

  3. Sexual Adaptations in Men

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 41-41

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      Pages 43-67

      Adaptation and Sexual Offending

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      Pages 69-86

      Sexual Selection on Human Voices

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      Pages 87-102

      Agreement and Individual Differences in Men’s Preferences for Women’s Facial Characteristics

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      Pages 103-117

      Male Adaptations to Female Ovulation

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      Pages 119-133

      (Mis)reading the Signs: Men’s Perception of Women’s Sexual Interest

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      Pages 135-152

      Bodily Attractiveness as a Window to Women’s Fertility and Reproductive Value

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      Pages 153-172

      Social and Environmental Conditions Intensifying Male Competition for Resources, Status, and Mates Lead to Increased Male Mortality

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      Pages 173-196

      Male Production of Humor Produced by Sexually Selected Psychological Adaptations

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      Pages 197-205

      Male Adaptations to Retain a Mate

  4. Sexual Adaptations in Women

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 207-207

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      Pages 209-222

      Evolutionary Psychology and Rape Avoidance

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      Pages 223-241

      Female Orgasm

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      Pages 243-260

      Female Adaptations to Ovulation

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      Pages 261-275

      Women’s Preferences for Male Facial Features

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      Chapter

      Pages 277-296

      Women’s Disgust Adaptations

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      Chapter

      Pages 297-322

      Female Perceptions of Male Body Movements

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      Pages 323-346

      Intrasexual Competition and Other Theories of Eating Restriction

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      Pages 347-365

      Attractiveness and Rivalry in Women’s Same-Sex Friendships

  5. Conclusions and Future Directions for Evolutionary Perspectives on Human Sexual Psychology and Behavior

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 367-367

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      Chapter

      Pages 369-391

      Evolutionary Perspectives on Male Androphilia in Humans

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      Pages 393-412

      Reflections on the Evolution of Human Sex Differences: Social Selection and the Evolution of Competition Among Women

  6. Back Matter

    Pages 413-418