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Title Race, Monogamy, and Other Lies They Told You [electronic resource] : Busting Myths about Human Nature.
Author Fuentes, Agustin.
Publication Berkeley : University of California Press, 2012.
Description 1 online resource (291 pages)
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Contents Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; List of Illustrations; Preface; Acknowledgments; Part 1. Myth-Busting Tool Kit; 1. Myths about Human Nature are Powerful--and Misleading; 2. Culture--Problems with what we Believe about Being Human; 3. Evolution Is Important--but may not be what we Think; Part 2. Busting Three Myths about Being Human; Prelude: Human?' Nature + Nurture; 4. The Myth of Race; 5. Myths about Aggression; 6. Myths about Sex; 7. Beyond the Myths: Now what?; Appendix: Getting the Information Yourself; Notes; Bibliography; Index.
Summary There are three major myths of human nature: humans are divided into biological races; humans are naturally aggressive; men and women are truly different in behavior, desires, and wiring. In an engaging and wide-ranging narrative Agustín Fuentes counters these pervasive and pernicious myths about human behavior. Tackling misconceptions about what race, aggression, and sex really mean for humans, Fuentes incorporates an accessible understanding of culture, genetics, and evolution requiring us to dispose of notions of "nature or nurture." Presenting scientific evidence from diverse fields, inclu.
Note Print version record.
Subject Behavior evolution.
Human behavior.
Human evolution.
Social evolution.
Physical anthropology.
FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS -- Life Stages -- General.
PSYCHOLOGY -- Developmental -- General.
PSYCHOLOGY -- Developmental -- Lifespan Development.
PSYCHOLOGY -- General.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Anthropology -- Physical.
Behavior evolution. (OCoLC)fst00829910
Human behavior. (OCoLC)fst00962811
Human evolution. (OCoLC)fst00963030
Physical anthropology. (OCoLC)fst01062357
Social evolution. (OCoLC)fst01122456
Genre Electronic books.
Addl. Author OverDrive, Inc.
Related To Print version: Fuentes, Agustín. Race, Monogamy, and Other Lies They Told You : Busting Myths about Human Nature. Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2012 9780520269712
ISBN 9780520951679 (electronic bk.)
0520951670 (electronic bk.)

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