Psychology of sexual monogamy

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  • The 's Opinion On Monogamy

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    opinion on monogamy relates well in theory and reinforces current societal norms . However, her argument lacks research to support her view, while giving few examples of the benefits of monogamy she relinquishes any depth and breadth in her opinion, leaving out any clarity on this matter. Gordeau’s points… “Humans are among just 3% of mammals that form pair bonds, she says.” (Taverner p. 74) - Only 3% of mammals pair bonds is an extremely low percentage and does not support the case for monogamy. Moreover

  • Sex at Down

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    of the Species, we’ve been told that sexual monogamy comes natural. 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. In this groundbreaking book, however, Christopher Ryan and Cacilda Jethá argue that human beings evolved in egalitarian groups that shared food, child care, and, often, sexual partners. Weaving together evidence from

  • Cuckolding: A Phenomenon of Sexual Evolution

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    Natasha Parakh Human Sexuality Final Paper Cuckolding: A Phenomenon of Sexual Evolution The word cuckold has its origins in Old French, from the term cucu or cucualt, which refers to the Cuckoo bird. While majority of Cuckoos do raise their own offspring, it has been noticed that a significant number are brood parasites. This implies the female bird would lay her eggs in the nest of other birds whose eggs are similar to the cuckoos. The term ‘cuckold’ came to be used to refer to men whose wives

  • Theories Of Evolution Of Psychology

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    Ideas in psychology have been influenced by many fields of study ranging from philosophy to physics. Evolutionary ideas, themselves, have had a substantial role in shaping psychological thought. This paper will provide an overview of the influence of evolutionary thought on the field of psychology along with a discussion of the range of societal implications associated with evolutionary psychology. The influence of evolutionary ideas on psychology dates back to Charles Darwin, the man who proposed

  • Sexual Sexuality And Sexual Practices

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    Sexual Normalcy Sexuality and sexual practices play a crucial part in how one defines oneself. The moral struggle between sinful or normal has a dramatic effect on how one views themselves, and one is perceived. When we can gain knowledge of how people process their own attitudes towards sexuality we can learn more about how humans tick. RUBIN’S RESEARCH Rubin’s prior research on the normality of certain sexual practices were the basis of this study. Rubin developed a sexual hierarchy where at

  • What Benefits Are There Of Marriage Today

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    voluntary commitment to a life-long, monogamous partnership. “Monogamy” refers to sexual exclusivity and means that the partners in a marriage pledge sexual fidelity as part of their commitment (p. 137). Although there is not one way to have a healthy satisfying marriage, there are some common factors that are worth highlighting as the following characteristics: investment in the well-being of the beloved, respect, admiration, sexual desire, intimacy, commitment, exclusivity, and understanding (Manning

  • Essay on Cheating in Relationships

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    if there’s a low frequency of sex and/or sexual incompatibility P. if you have a higher libido Q. you like having multiple partners and that’s just the way it is R. if there’s low to moderate satisfaction in the relationship 1. Some

  • Analysis Of Aldous Huxley 's Brave New World

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    Karen Urdaneta Psychology H 10-3-15 Title In all the corners of the world there are diverse perspectives , that lead to the conclusion that there is no such thing as a Universal Utopia. In Brave New World by Aldous Huxley , we are able to understand the critical differences between our modern day society and the dystopian one created in the novel. There is no such thing as “perfection” and in order to function everyone should choose who they want to be, which is the complete opposite of the society

  • Examples Of Mass Production In Brave New World

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    Mass Production is the New Natural In the 1920’s, London and the United States were going through a boom of industrialization. Technological advancements were made as Henry Ford created the assembly line for the Model T Car while psychologist Ivan Pavlov conducted research on human behavior and the brain. Huxley uses the novel Brave New World as a warning to show what could happen to society. Using Sigmund Freud’s “Iceberg theory,” the World State was created to illustrate the ‘perfect’ economy

  • Gender Differences in Antisocial Personality Disorder: An Explanation of Theories of Unequal

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    GENDER DIFFERENCES IN ANTISOCIAL PERSONALITY DISORDER Gender Differences in Antisocial Personality Disorder: An Explanation of Theories of Unequal Diagnosis Gender Differences in Antisocial Personality Disorder: An Explanation of Theories of Unequal Diagnosis This paper will discuss the Cluster B personality disorder known as antisocial personality disorder. More specifically, it will attempt to explain various