The “Nature” of Sex Differences: Myths of Male and Female

  • Charles T. Snowdon


Variation is the raw material of natural selection. Without the variation produced by mutation, recombination, genetic drift, and behavioral plasticity, there would be no change, no need to write or think about evolutionary biology. Diversity, individual variation, and change are of greater importance than stasis or consistency. Thus, one should be wary about any statements concerning the evolutionary basis for X or the explanation for the evolution of Y.


Parental Care Nonhuman Primate Parental Investment Sexual Aggression Infant Care 
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