Can a Biology Geek Explain Human Attraction?

Via h+ magazine:

This article by science author Joe Quirk notes that “Two researchers at UCLA, Elizabeth Pillsworth and Martie Haselton, put the kibosh on feminine mystique” when they published ‘Women’s Sexual Strategies: The Evolution of Long-Term Bonds and Extrapair Sex.” Their report reviewed 250 different academic papers, and ultimately “tells us what women want,” plus “why they make seduction more complicated than if-then-else constructs in open source Fortran…”

The researchers studied pheromone output, blood tests, and even sperm counts, and Quirk argues that “We are the first generation of men to have scientific access to the unconscious motives of the human female….”

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  • human animal

    the idea that what we’ve learned about biology, THROUGH EXPERIMENT AND OBSERVATION , doesn’t apply to the sex games of the human animal seems to me either extremely arrogant or extremely stupid.

  • human animal

    the idea that what we've learned about biology, THROUGH EXPERIMENT AND OBSERVATION , doesn't apply to the sex games of the human animal seems to me either extremely arrogant or extremely stupid.

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