Mating Intelligence Unleashed

Mating Intelligence Unleashed

The Role of the Mind in Sex, Dating, and Love

Book - 2013
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"In Mating Intelligence Unleashed, psychologists Geher and Kaufman take readers on a fascinating tour of the crossroads of mating and intelligence, drawing on cutting-edge research on evolutionary psychology, intelligence, creativity, personality, social psychology, neuroscience, and more. The authors show that despite what you may read in the latest issue of Maxim, Playboy, Vogue, or GQ, physical attractiveness isn't the whole story. Human mating draws on a range of mental skills and attributes--from the creative use of pick-up lines, to displays of charisma, intelligence, humor, personality, and compassion. Along the way, the authors shed new light on age-old questions, such as: What role does personality play in mating? Which traits are attractive--and which traits repulse? How do people really choose mates? How do men and women deceive each other? How important is emotional intelligence? Why do people create art--and does it have anything to do with sex? Do nice guys really finish last?"--Publisher description.
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, ©2013
ISBN: 9780195396850
0195396855
Branch Call Number: 306.82 GEHER
Characteristics: 298 pages ; 25 cm
Additional Contributors: Kaufman, Scott Barry 1979-

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