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Human Sexuality and Evolution

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Reproductive Behavior

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My first experiment on reproductive behavior was published in 1937, and since that time most of my research has dealt with the neural, hormonal, and experiential control of sexual activity in various species of birds and mammals. In the course of nearly four decades I have authored, coauthored, or edited three books dealing with sexual behavior. Two years ago I decided to capitalize upon my experience as an experimentalist and author by teaching a new undergraduate course entitled “Human Sexuality.” The result was very nearly a total disaster.

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Beach, F.A. (1974). Human Sexuality and Evolution. In: Montagna, W., Sadler, W.A. (eds) Reproductive Behavior. Advances in Behavioral Biology, vol 11. Springer, Boston, MA.

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