9780753801543

Why is Sex Fun?: The Evolution of Human Sexuality (Science Masters)

Diamond, Jared M.

ISBN 10: 075380154X / 0-7538-0154-X
ISBN 13: 9780753801543
Publisher: Phoenix (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd )
Publication Date: 1998
Binding: Softcover
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Synopsis:
Why are humans one of the few species to have sex in private? Why do humans have sex any day of the month or year ' including when the female is pregnant, beyond her reproductive years, or between her fertile cycles? Why are human females one of the few mammals to go through menopause? Human sexuality seems normal to us but it is bizarre by the standards of other animals. Jared Diamond argues that our strange sex lives were as crucial to our rise to human status as were our large brains. He also describes the battle of the sexes in the human and animal world over parental care, and why sex differences in the genetic value of parental care provide a biological basis for the all-too-familiar different attitudes of men and women towards extramarital sex.

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Many of us pursue fitness because we want to remain attractive to partners and potential partners, and we stay healthy so we can continue to have sex with those partners. But why do people care so much about sex? This book, written by an evolutionary biologist, explains how all the weird quirks of human sexuality came to be: sex with no intention of procreation, invisible fertility, sex acts pursued in private--all common to us, but very different from most other species. Why Is Sex Fun? asks us to look at ourselves in a brand-new way, and richly rewards us for doing so.

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