Why Women Have Sex: Understanding Sexual Motivations from Adventure to Revenge and Everything in Between

Times Books - An unparalleled exploration of the mysteries underlying women’s sexuality that rivals the culture-shifting Kinsey Report, from two of America’s leading research psychologists Do women have sex simply to reproduce or display their affection? When University of Texas at Austin clinical psychologist Cindy M.

Meston and evolutionary psychologist David M. They delve into the use of sex as a defensive tactic against a mate’s infidelity protection, as a ploy to boost self-confidence status, as a barter for gifts or household chores resource acquisition, or as a cure for a migraine headache medication. Used book in Good Condition.

Why Women Have Sex: Understanding Sexual Motivations from Adventure to Revenge and Everything in Between - Why women have sex stands as the richest and deepest psychological understanding of female sexuality yet achieved and promises to inform every woman’s and her partner’s awareness of her relationship to sex and her sexuality. Buss joined forces to investigate the underlying sexual motivations of women, what they found astonished them.

Through the voices of real women, or sometimes for darker, meston and Buss reveal the motivations that guide women’s sexual decisions and explain the deep-seated psychology and biology that often unwittingly drive women’s desires—sometimes in pursuit of health or pleasure, disturbing reasons that a woman may not fully recognize.

Drawing on more than a thousand intensive interviews conducted solely for the book, as well as their pioneering research on physiological response and evolutionary emotions, Why Women Have Sex uncovers an amazingly complex and nuanced portrait of female sexuality.





The Evolution of Desire: Strategies of Human Mating

Basic Books - Love has a central place in human sexual psychology, but conflict, competition, and manipulation also pervade human mating -- something we must confront in order to control our own mating destiny. Updated to reflect the very latest scientific research on human mating, this definitive edition of this classic work of evolutionary psychology explains the powerful forces that shape our most intimate desires.

. Basic Books. Drawing on a wide range of examples of mating behavior -- from lovebugs to elephant seals, what men want, from the Yanomamö tribe of Venezuela to online dating apps -- Buss reveals what women want, and why their desires radically differ. Buss. Based one of the largest studies of human mating ever undertaken, encompassing more than 10, 000 people of all ages from thirty-seven cultures worldwide, The Evolution of Desire is the first work to present a unified theory of human mating behavior.

The Evolution of Desire: Strategies of Human Mating - The groundbreaking, why is there so much conflict in our most cherished relationships? To answer this question we must look into our evolutionary past, provocative book that uses evolutionary psychology to explain human mating and the mysteries of loveIf we all want love, argues prominent psychologist David M.





Sex at Dawn: How We Mate, Why We Stray, and What It Means for Modern Relationships

Harper Perennial - This is a provocative, entertaining, and pioneering book. Sex at dawn how we mate why We Stray and What It Means for Modern Relationships. I learned a lot from it and recommend it highly. Andrew Weil, M. D. Sex at dawn irrefutably shows that what is obvious—that human beings, are lustful—is true, both male and female, and has always been so….

The more dubious its evidentiary basis and lack of connection with current reality, the more ardently the scientific inevitability of monogamy is maintained—even as it falls away around us. Stanton Peele, Ph. D. By examining the prehistoric origins of human sexual behavior the authors are able to expose the fallacies and weaknesses of standard theories proposed by most experts.

Sex at Dawn: How We Mate, Why We Stray, and What It Means for Modern Relationships - Sex at dawn challenges conventional wisdom about sex in a big way. A controversial, monogamy, idea-driven book that challenges everything you think you know about sex, marriage, and family. In the words of steve taylor the fall, waking from sleep, Sex at Dawn is “a wonderfully provocative and well-written book which completely re-evaluates human sexual behavior and gets to the root of many of our social and psychological ills.

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The Dangerous Passion: Why Jealousy Is as Necessary as Love and Sex

Free Press - Used book in Good Condition. Sex at dawn how we mate why We Stray and What It Means for Modern Relationships. The author of the evolution of Desire reveals that jealousy is actually the evolutionary glue that holds couples together. Original. Basic Books.





What Women Want

Little, Brown and Company - Back Bay Books. Mate uses the best science to go behind the curtain and reveal what women really want in the worlds of sex and dating. Basic Books. From revealing attractive traits to suggesting strategies for choosing careers with the best mating markets, MATE is an evidence-based, seriously funny playbook for becoming as sexually attractive and romantically successful as possible.

Based on breakthroughs in evolutionary psychology, sexuality, and animal communication, behavior genetics, MATE is the book for guys whether they are looking to hook up or find and keep the one. Mate pulls from hundreds of studies to show what really works on the dating scene. Sex at dawn how we mate why We Stray and What It Means for Modern Relationships.

What Women Want - The #1 bestselling pioneer of "fratire" and a leading evolutionary psychologist team up to create THE dating book for guys. Used book in Good Condition. Whether tucker max and geoffrey Miller did their research in bars or in the lab, they both got a serious look at how women view relationships.





The Mating Mind: How Sexual Choice Shaped the Evolution of Human Nature

Anchor - Witty, and continually thought-provoking, powerfully argued, The Mating Mind is a landmark in our understanding of our own species. Sex at dawn how we mate why We Stray and What It Means for Modern Relationships. Back Bay Books. Consciousness, language, creativity, morality, and art: these are the traits that make us human.

. Psychologist geoffrey miller offers the most convincing–and radical–explanation for how and why the human mind evolved. Scientists have traditionally explained these qualities as merely a side effect of surplus brain size, but Miller argues that they were sexual attractors, not side effects. Used book in Good Condition.

The Mating Mind: How Sexual Choice Shaped the Evolution of Human Nature - Basic Books. At once a pioneering study of evolution and an accessible and lively reading experience, The Mating Mind marks the arrival of a prescient and provocative new science writer. He bases his argument on darwin’ s theory of sexual selection, which until now has played second fiddle to Darwin’ s theory of natural selection, and draws on ideas and research from a wide range of fields, economics, including psychology, history, and pop culture.





The Evolution Of Desire: Strategies of Human Mating

Basic Books - Now in a revised and updated edition, orgasm, including startling new discoveries about the evolutionary advantages of infidelity, Buss's classic presents the latest research in the field, and physical attractiveness. Sex at dawn how we mate why We Stray and What It Means for Modern Relationships. Based on the most massive study of human mating ever undertaken, encompassing more than ten thousand people of all ages from thirty-seven cultures worldwide, The Evolution of Desire is the first book to present a unified theory of human mating behavior.

. Back Bay Books. With two new chapters by the author. If we all want love, says noted psychologist David Buss, why is there so much conflict in our most cherished relationships? To answer this question, we must look into our evolutionary past. Basic Books. Used book in Good Condition.





Give and Take: Why Helping Others Drives Our Success

Viking - Basic Books. For generations, we have focused on the individual drivers of success: passion, hard work, talent, and luck. Viking Books. A new york times and wall street journal bestseller from wharton's top-rated professor named one of the best books of 2013 by Amazon, and the Wall Street Journal- as well as one of Oprah's riveting reads,  Fortune's must-read business books, the Financial Times,  and the Washington Post's books every leader should read.

Combining cutting-edge evidence with captivating stories, how a basketball executive responsible for multiple draft busts transformed his franchise into a winner, Grant shows how one of America's best networkers developed his connections, why the creative genius behind one of the most popular shows in television history toiled for years in anonymity, and how we could have anticipated Enron's demise four years before the company collapsed--without ever looking at a single number.

Sex at dawn how we mate why We Stray and What It Means for Modern Relationships. Praised by bestselling authors such as susan cain, and nasa--give and take highlights what effective networking, Gretchen Rubin, negotiation, Dan Ariely, McKinsey, Merck,  Dan Pink, Estee Lauder,  Dan Gilbert, Tony Hsieh, David Allen, collaboration, Twitter, and Robert Cialdini--along with senior leaders from Google, Seth Godin, Nike, influence, and leadership skills have in common.

Give and Take: Why Helping Others Drives Our Success - Using his own pioneering research as Wharton's youngest tenured professor, Adam Grant shows that these styles have a surprising impact on success. But today, success is increasingly dependent on how we interact with others. Although some givers get exploited and burn out, the rest achieve extraordinary results across a wide range of industries.

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Bonk: The Curious Coupling of Science and Sex

W. W. Norton & Company - Used book in Good Condition. A new york times bestseller “Rich in dexterous innuendo, laugh-out-loud humor and illuminating fact. Sex at dawn how we mate why We Stray and What It Means for Modern Relationships. Back Bay Books. Viking Books. Can a person think herself to orgasm? why doesn't viagra help women-or, delightful, for that matter, pandas? Can a dead man get an erection? Is vaginal orgasm a myth? Mary Roach shows us how and why sexual arousal and orgasm-two of the most complex, and amazing scientific phenomena on earth-can be so hard to achieve and what science is doing to make the bedroom a more satisfying place.

It’s compulsively readable. Los angeles times book review in ?bonk, ?the best-selling author of Stiff turns her outrageous curiosity and insight on the most alluring scientific subject of all: sex. W w norton Company. 16 illustrations Basic Books.





Evolutionary Psychology: The New Science of the Mind

Psychology Press - Basic Books. Used book in Good Condition. W w norton Company. Evolutionary psychology: the ne w science of the Mind, 5/e provides students with the conceptual tools of evolutionary psychology, and applies them to empirical research on the human mind. Content topics are logically arrayed, starting with challenges of survival, and status, including cooperation, mating, prestige, and kinship; and then progressing to challenges of group living, parenting, sexual conflict, aggression, and social hierarchies.

Back Bay Books. This book examines human psychology and behavior through the lens of modern evolutionary psychology. Viking Books. Sex at dawn how we mate why We Stray and What It Means for Modern Relationships. Students gain a deep understanding of applying evolutionary psychology to their own lives and all the people they interact with.





Sex at Dawn: The Prehistoric Origins of Modern Sexuality

Harper - Weaving together convergent, frequently overlooked evidence from anthropology, anatomy, archaeology, primatology, and psychosexuality, the authors show how far from human nature monogamy really is. In the tradition of the best historical and scientific writing, Sex at Dawn unapologetically upends unwarranted assumptions and unfounded conclusions while offering a revolutionary understanding of why we live and love as we do.

Human beings everywhere and in every era have confronted the same familiar, intimate situations in surprisingly different ways. Fewer and fewer couples are getting married, and divorce rates keep climbing as adultery and flagging libido drag down even seemingly solid marriages. Sex at dawn how we mate why We Stray and What It Means for Modern Relationships.

Sex at Dawn: The Prehistoric Origins of Modern Sexuality - Basic Books. Used book in Good Condition. Mainstream science--as well as religious and cultural institutions--has maintained that men and women evolved in families in which a man's possessions and protection were exchanged for a woman's fertility and fidelity. Back Bay Books. How can reality be reconciled with the accepted narrative? It can't be, according to renegade thinkers Christopher Ryan and Cacilda Jethá.

Viking Books. The authors expose the ancient roots of human sexuality while pointing toward a more optimistic future illuminated by our innate capacities for love, cooperation, and generosity.