Why Beautiful People Have More Daughters From Dating, Shopping, and Praying to Going to War and Becoming a Billionaire--Two Evolutionary Psychologists Explain Why We Do What We Do (Paperback)
|Author: Alan S./ Kanazawa Miller|
|A provocative analysis of the diverse ways in which evolution shapes human behavior and human lives draws on the latest findings in the cutting-edge field of evolutionary psychology to offer revealing glimpses of human nature and to shed new light on why humans do the things that they do. Reprint. *Author: Miller, Alan S./ Kanazawa, Satoshi *Subtitle: From Dating, Shopping, and Praying to Going to War and Becoming a Billionaire--Two Evolutionary Psychologists Explain Why We Do What We Do *Publication Date: 2008/09/02 *Number of Pages: 252 *Binding Type: Paperback *Language: English *Depth: 0.75 *Width: 5.50 *Height: 8.25|
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Now available in paperbackÂ?a provocative new look at biology, evolution, and human behavior Â?as disturbing [as it is] fascinatingÂ? (Publishers Weekly).||Why are most neurosurgeons male and most kindergarten teachers female? Why arenÂ't there more women on death row? Why do so many male politicians ruin their careers with sex scandals? Why and how do we really fall in love? This engaging book uses the latest research from the field of evolutionary psychology to shed light on why we do the things we doÂ?from life plans to everyday decisions. With a healthy disregard for political correctness, Miller and Kanazawa reexamine the fact that our brains and bodies are hardwired to carry out an evolutionary missionÂ? an inescapable human nature that actually stopped evolving about 10,000 years ago.
In this lively and provocative look at how evolution shapes ...