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Title: There's no contest: Human sex differences are sexually selected
Authors: Pound, N
Daly, M
Wilson, M
Issue Date: 2009
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Citation: Behavioral and Brain Sciences 32(3-4): 286-287, 2009
Abstract: An evolutionary psychological perspective drawing on sexual selection theory can better explain sex differences in aggression and violence than can social constructionist theories. Moreover, there is accumulating evidence that, in accordance with predictions derived from sexual selection theory, men modulate their willingness to engage in risky and violent confrontations in response to cues to fitness variance and future prospects.
Description: The official published version can be accessed from the link below - Copyright © Cambridge University Press 2009
ISSN: 1469-1825
Appears in Collections:Psychology
Dept of Life Sciences Research Papers

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