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    Book Overview
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    Chapter 1 Mate Preferences
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    Chapter 3 Waist-to-Hip Ratio
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    Chapter 4 Evolutionary Standards of Female Attractiveness
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    Chapter 5 Preferences in Long- Versus Short-Term Mating
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    Chapter 6 Ovulation
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    Chapter 9 Concealed Ovulation
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    Chapter 10 Women’s Mate Preferences
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    Chapter 14 Fluctuating Asymmetry
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    Chapter 17 Sex Differences
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    Chapter 19 Women’s Personal Resources
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    Chapter 20 Mate Copying
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    Chapter 21 Women’s Mate Value
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    Chapter 24 Recessive Genes
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    Chapter 25 Sex Differences Versus Gender Symmetry
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    Chapter 31 Sexual Signaling During Ovulation
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    Chapter 32 Bernhard Fink
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    Chapter 33 Geoffrey Miller
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    Chapter 34 Sex Differences in Variance Traits
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    Chapter 37 Ecology
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    Chapter 44 Alliance Formation Theory
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    Chapter 46 Fa’afafine
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    Chapter 47 Comparative Evidence
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    Chapter 48 Cross-Cultural Studies
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    Chapter 55 Lesser-Known Theories of Homosexuality
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    Chapter 60 Exotic-Becomes-Erotic Hypothesis
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    Chapter 63 Sexual Selection via Direct Male-Male Interactions
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    Chapter 64 Precopulatory Intrasexual Competition
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    Chapter 65 Secondary Sexual Characteristics
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    Chapter 66 Phenotype Linked Fertility Hypothesis, The
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    Chapter 69 Copulatory Plugs
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    Chapter 70 Multiple Matings
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    Chapter 71 Coitus Interruptus
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    Chapter 73 Sperm Competition
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    Chapter 75 Robin Baker and Mark Bellis
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    Chapter 77 Sneak Copulation
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    Chapter 80 Lekking
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    Chapter 81 Female-Female Strategies
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    Chapter 83 Female Sneak Copulation
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    Chapter 86 Body Fat Percent and Distribution
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    Chapter 89 Female Mate Choice
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    Chapter 91 Bright Male Hypothesis
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    Chapter 92 Health Markers
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    Chapter 95 Gravity Hypothesis, The
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    Chapter 100 Pair-Bonding in Other Mammals
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    Chapter 101 Seeking Extra-Pair Partners
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    Chapter 103 Father Absence
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    Chapter 108 Male–Male Strategies
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    Chapter 111 Ecology of Pair-Bond Stability
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    Chapter 113 Environmental Harshness/Mortality
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    Chapter 114 Mating Systems
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    Chapter 117 Polygamy in Humans
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    Chapter 119 Polyandry
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    Chapter 127 Marriage
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    Chapter 131 Bridal Cost
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    Chapter 132 Engagement Rings
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    Chapter 135 Financial and Hierarchy Maintenance
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    Chapter 137 Mail-Order Brides
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    Chapter 139 Mate Retention
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    Chapter 140 Coalitional Mate Retention
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    Chapter 142 Benefit Provisioning
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    Chapter 144 Personality
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    Chapter 146 As a Precursor to Partner Violence
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    Chapter 147 Manipulation
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    Chapter 148 Mate Retention After Children
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    Chapter 153 Compensatory Mate Retention Tactics
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    Chapter 439 Moral Instincts
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    Chapter 440 Evolved Moral Foundations
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    Chapter 441 Jonathan Haidt
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    Chapter 442 Social Relations Theory (Fiske)
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    Chapter 447 Dangers of Evolutionary Ethics
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    Chapter 448 Social Darwinism
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    Chapter 449 Naturalistic Fallacy, The
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    Chapter 450 Philosophical Foundations for a Modern Morality
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    Chapter 452 Consequentialism and Suffering
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    Chapter 455 Measuring Well-Being
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    Chapter 462 Debating Procreation (With David Benatar)
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    Chapter 463 Rivka Weinberg
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    Chapter 481 Fat Man, The
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    Chapter 485 Trolley Problem, or Would You Throw the Fat Guy Off the Bridge?
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    Chapter 486 Thomas Cathcart
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    Chapter 489 Fairness in Primates
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    Chapter 497 Cognitive Ethology
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    Chapter 506 Game Theory
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    Chapter 508 Prisoner’s Dilemma, The
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    Chapter 510 Credibility Displays
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    Chapter 515 Scott Atran
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    Chapter 516 Sacred Values
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    Chapter 517 Religious Beliefs
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    Chapter 529 Modern Moral Relativism
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    Chapter 559 Nonhuman Reactions to Death
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    Chapter 560 Factors Associated with Suicide
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    Chapter 561 Kin Selective Suicide
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    Chapter 847 Janet Hyde (1986)
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    Chapter 858 Girls Psychological Bullying
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    Chapter 871 Sexual Jealousy
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    Chapter 874 Intrasexual Rivalry Among Men
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    Chapter 878 Verbal Derogation
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    Chapter 879 Derogation of Attractiveness
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    Chapter 880 Derogation of Promiscuity
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    Chapter 881 Desire to Be Included Among Desirable Women
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    Chapter 884 Gossip, Rumors, and Social Exclusion
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    Chapter 897 Cognitive Buffer Hypothesis, The
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    Chapter 965 Sexual Access as Benefit of Victory in War
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    Chapter 1137 Vigilance over Kin’s Romantic Relationships
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    Chapter 1138 Kin Interest in Mating Relationships
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    Chapter 1154 Kinship and Cortisol in Caribbean Village (Flinn et al., 2005)
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    Chapter 1183 Grandparental Investment and Genetic Relatedness
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    Chapter 1184 Relational Uncertainty
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    Chapter 1190 Euler and Weitzel (1996)
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    Chapter 1195 Grandmother Hypothesis
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    Chapter 1196 Menopause Affords Grandparental Investment
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    Chapter 1197 Extended Postmenopausal Lifespan
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    Chapter 1200 Altruism Among Nonkin
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    Chapter 1207 Reciprocal Altruism and Cooperation for Mutual Benefit
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    Chapter 1221 Repeated or Iterated Prisoner’s Dilemma
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    Chapter 1231 Cooperation Among Fishes
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    Chapter 1239 Blood Sharing by Vampire Bats
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    Chapter 1240 Cooperation Among Nonchimpanzee, Nonhuman Primates
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    Chapter 1244 Frans de Waal
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    Chapter 1245 Frans de Waal’s (1982), Chimpanzee Politics
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    Chapter 1415 Nonverbal Indicators of Dominance
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    Chapter 1421 Dominance in Humans
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    Chapter 1422 Anatomical Adaptations for Fighting
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    Chapter 1424 Intrasexual Rivalry Among Women
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    Chapter 1437 Dominance and Health
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    Chapter 1438 Dominance and Testosterone
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    Chapter 1445 Prospective Mates
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    Chapter 1447 Sociometer Theory
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    Chapter 1449 Changes in Self-Esteem Motivate Behavioral Changes
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    Chapter 1466 Downfall of “Tall Poppies”
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    Chapter 1468 Schadenfreude
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    Chapter 1478 C < Rb
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    Chapter 1479 R = Coefficient of Relatedness
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    Chapter 1484 Genetic Relatedness Affects Aid to Kin
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    Chapter 1495 Frank Sulloway (1996) On Birth Order
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    Chapter 1498 Half-Siblings in Human Evolutionary History
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    Chapter 1499 Grandparents and Grandchildren
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    Chapter 1500 Importance of Grandparental Investment
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    Chapter 1502 Universal Aspects of Kinship
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    Chapter 1513 Alarm Calling Upon Predator Detection
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    Chapter 1516 Predator Confusion Hypothesis
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    Chapter 1525 Alarm Calling Predicted by Inclusive Fitness
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    Chapter 1526 Females Remain with Natal Group
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    Chapter 1527 Alarm Callers Are Females with Greatest Genetic Representation
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    Chapter 1530 Early Association Cue to Kinship in Primates
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    Chapter 1541 Adaptive Problem of Detecting Kinship
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    Chapter 1849 Online Survey
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    Chapter 1850 Response Bias
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    Chapter 1882 Body Attractiveness
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    Chapter 1900 Low Birthweight and Preterm Infants
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    Chapter 1902 Prenatal Environment, The
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    Chapter 1903 Maternal Investment
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    Chapter 1906 Paternal Investment
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    Chapter 1917 Fast Versus Slow Strategies
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    Chapter 1920 Environmental Unpredictability
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    Chapter 1924 Twin Studies
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    Chapter 1928 Jay Belsky
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    Chapter 1943 Physiological Evidence for Human Sperm Competition
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    Chapter 1945 Counteradaptations/Female Counterstrategies
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    Chapter 1946 Evolutionary Arms Race
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    Chapter 1960 Evolutionary Foundations of the Attachment System and Its Functions
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    Chapter 1969 Reproductive Strategies
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    Chapter 1972 Psychodynamic Foundations
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    Chapter 2337 Genetic Load
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    Chapter 2499 Mindblindness
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    Chapter 2527 Baringa’s (1996) Crayfish
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    Chapter 2528 Dominance and Territory
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    Chapter 2529 Shifting Dominance
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    Chapter 2555 Service-for-Prestige Theory of Leader-Follower Relations
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    Chapter 2565 Polygyny Threshold, The
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    Chapter 2629 Emergence of Deontic Reasoning
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    Chapter 2630 Emergence of Indicative Reasoning
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    Chapter 2631 Social Reasoning Affected by Rank (Mealey, Daood, Krage, 1996)
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    Chapter 2633 Memory Enhanced for Cheaters Versus Non-cheaters
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    Chapter 2635 Rule Violations Checked if High Status
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    Chapter 2636 Rule Violations Not Checked if Low Status
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    Chapter 2927 Landscape Preferences
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    Chapter 2929 Health Benefits of Nature
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    Chapter 2933 Three Stages of Habitat Selection
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    Chapter 2951 Brain Evolution Resulting from Cooking
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    Chapter 2959 Aggression
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    Chapter 2965 Conflict Between the Sexes
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    Chapter 2968 Status and Dominance Hierarchies
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    Chapter 2969 Access to Resources
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    Chapter 2978 Pathogen Disgust and Perceptions of Attractiveness
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    Chapter 2979 Facial Disfigurement
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    Chapter 2988 Fears
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    Chapter 2989 Phobias
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    Chapter 2996 Universal Human Fears
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    Chapter 3009 Clothing
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    Chapter 3014 Theory of Senescence
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    Chapter 3015 George C. Williams
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    Chapter 3016 Selection Pressures as a Function of Age
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    Chapter 3017 Pleiotropy
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    Chapter 3023 Risk Variation with Parent Age
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    Chapter 3030 Allergies
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    Chapter 3037 Parent-Offspring Conflict (Trivers)
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    Chapter 3038 Bird Clutch Size
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    Chapter 3039 Helpers at the Nest
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    Chapter 3040 Sibling Conflict
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    Chapter 3041 Siblicide
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    Chapter 3043 Maternal Abandonment and Maternal-Fetal Conflict
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    Chapter 3044 Gestational Diabetes and Maternal-Fetal Conflict
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    Chapter 3048 Ingredients of Reciprocal Altruism
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    Chapter 3049 Iterated Prisoner’s Dilemma Model
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    Chapter 3050 Symbiosis and Mutualism
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    Chapter 3051 Psychology of Reciprocal Altruism
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    Chapter 3055 Nonhuman Reciprocal Altruism
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    Chapter 3057 Cooperative Breeding
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    Chapter 3058 Cooperative Grooming
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    Chapter 3103 Technical Intelligence Hypothesis, The
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    Chapter 3104 Extractive Foraging Hypothesis, The (Parker and Gibson 1997, 2015)
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    Chapter 3106 Convergent Evolution of Intelligence
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    Chapter 3112 Same-Different Categorization
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    Chapter 3113 Abstract Concept Formation
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    Chapter 3115 Unobservability Hypothesis, The (Vonk and Povinelli, 2006)
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    Chapter 3116 Causal Reasoning in Rats (Blaisdell et al. 2006)
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    Chapter 3126 Space, Time, and Number
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    Chapter 3128 Quantity Estimation
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    Chapter 3129 Episodic Memory
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    Chapter 3131 Insight
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    Chapter 3150 Primate Cooperation
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    Chapter 3158 Primate Tool Use
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    Chapter 3167 Anting
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    Chapter 3172 Crocodilian Bait Hunting
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    Chapter 3173 Cephalopod Tool Use
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    Chapter 3303 Arbitrary
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    Chapter 3308 Mother Tongue Hypothesis
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    Chapter 3314 Gossip and Grooming Hypothesis
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    Chapter 3324 Primate Gesture
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    Chapter 3340 Language and Handedness
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    Chapter 3348 Laryngeal Descent
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    Chapter 3350 Linguistic Evolution
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    Chapter 3365 Penile-Vaginal Sex
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    Chapter 3366 Orgasm
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    Chapter 3373 Fraternal Birth Order, The
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    Chapter 3376 Ancient Homosexuality
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    Chapter 3378 Genetic Hypotheses of Homophobia
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    Chapter 3404 Exclusivity and Pair-Bonding Among Non-humans
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    Chapter 3412 Female Mimics
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    Chapter 3429 Paranthropus aethiopicus
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    Chapter 3524 Big Man
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    Chapter 3585 Parental Investment Theory (Middle-Level Theory in Evolutionary Psychology)
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    Chapter 3586 Birth Order and Parental Investment
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    Chapter 3587 Father Absence and Stress Reactivity
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    Chapter 3588 Psychological Evidence for Human Sperm Competition
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    Chapter 3593 John Bowlby: Pioneer of Attachment Theory
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    Chapter 3595 Weaning and Maternal-Fetal Conflict
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    Chapter 3596 Spontaneous Abortion and Maternal-Fetal Conflict
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    Chapter 3601 Food Sharing and Nonhuman Reciprocal Altruism
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    Chapter 3626 Helper at the Nest Among Nonhuman Primates
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    Chapter 3685 Paternal Investment Relative to Maternal Investment
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    Chapter 3688 Paternity Uncertainty and Investment in Sons and Daughters
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    Chapter 3734 Sex Differences in Death by Filicide
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    Chapter 3752 Helping and Reproductive Value of the Recipient
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    Chapter 3810 Joseph Henrich on Religion
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Title
Encyclopedia of Evolutionary Psychological Science
Published by
Springer International Publishing, January 2016
DOI 10.1007/978-3-319-16999-6
ISBNs
978-3-31-916999-6
Authors

Van Ouytsel, Joris, Walrave, Michel, Ponnet, Koen, Temple, Jeff

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Viviana Weekes-Shackelford, Todd K. Shackelford, Viviana A. Weekes-Shackelford

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Country Count As %
United Kingdom 3 <1%
Czechia 1 <1%
Brazil 1 <1%
Austria 1 <1%
Canada 1 <1%
United States 1 <1%
Unknown 466 98%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Bachelor 95 20%
Student > Master 91 19%
Student > Ph. D. Student 78 16%
Researcher 44 9%
Student > Doctoral Student 24 5%
Other 75 16%
Unknown 67 14%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Psychology 138 29%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 86 18%
Social Sciences 31 7%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 16 3%
Environmental Science 15 3%
Other 102 22%
Unknown 86 18%