Comparative analyses of the anatomy, reproductive body structure, and behavior of extant primates and different mammals can provide very important insights into the origins of human sexual behaviour, permitting us to reconstruct the origins of human mating structures, the evolution of sexual reputation, styles of mate selection, and copulatory behaviour.
Sexual choice and the Origins of Human Mating Systems presents a latest synthesis of analysis at the evolution of human mating platforms, bringing jointly paintings on reproductive body structure, behavioural biology, anthropology, primatology, palaeontology, evolutionary psychology, and sexological learn. The method taken is certainly cross-disciplinary in scope, and offers a desirable account of the results of sexual choice upon human evolution within the gentle of the newest advances within the field.
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