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Articles & Chapters

In addition to the Buss text listed below, the following reading list of journal articles and book chapters has been assembled and are available as PDFs. The usersname and password to access the readings are provided in the course syllabus.

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Required Text
  • Buss, D. M. (2003). The evolution of desire. New York: Basic.

      Table of Contents

      1. Origins of Mating Behavior
      2. What Women Want
      3. Men Want Something Else
      4. Casual Sex
      5. Attracting a Partner
      6. Staying Together
      7. Sexual Conflict
      8. Breaking Up
      9. Changes Over Time
      10. Harmony Between the Sexes
      11. Women's Hidden Sexual Strategies
      12. Mysteries of Human Mating

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