Why Beautiful People Have More Daughters: From Dating, Shopping, And Praying To Going To War And Becoming A Billionaire-- Two Evolutionary Ps by Alan MillerWhy Beautiful People Have More Daughters: From Dating, Shopping, And Praying To Going To War And Becoming A Billionaire-- Two Evolutionary Ps by Alan Miller

Why Beautiful People Have More Daughters: From Dating, Shopping, And Praying To Going To War And…

byAlan Miller, Satoshi Kanazawa

Paperback | September 2, 2008

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Now available in paperback?a provocative new look at biology, evolution, and human behavior ?as disturbing [as it is] fascinating? (Publishers Weekly).

Why are most neurosurgeons male and most kindergarten teachers female? Why aren?t there more women on death row? Why do so many male politicians ruin their careers with sex scandals? Why and how do we really fall in love? This engaging book uses the latest research from the field of evolutionary psychology to shed light on why we do the things we do?from life plans to everyday decisions. With a healthy disregard for political correctness, Miller and Kanazawa reexamine the fact that our brains and bodies are hardwired to carry out an evolutionary mission? an inescapable human nature that actually stopped evolving about 10,000 years ago.
Alan S. Miller was a professor of behavioral science at Hokkaido University and an affiliate associate professor of sociology at the University of Washington. He was the coauthor, with Satoshi Kanazawa, of Why Beautiful People Have More Daughters: From Dating, Shopping, and Praying to Going to War and Becoming a Billionaire—Two Evoluti...
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Title:Why Beautiful People Have More Daughters: From Dating, Shopping, And Praying To Going To War And…Format:PaperbackDimensions:272 pages, 8.3 × 5.5 × 0.7 inPublished:September 2, 2008Publisher:Penguin Publishing GroupLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0399534539

ISBN - 13:9780399534539

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Very interesting! I now understand why the subject of evolutionary psychology would be so controversial! The insights into human behaviour from an evolution point of view are great and I recommend this book to everyone! Eveyone can benefit from thinking outside our normal perceptions that we are often limited to.
Date published: 2010-08-07

Editorial Reviews

?A powerful jump-starter for conversations about the nature of being human.?
?Seattle Post-Intelligencer

?A rollicking bit of pop science.?
?Los Angeles Times

?An exuberant, accessible, exhilarating, intellectually aerobic workout.?
?David P. Barash, author of Madame Bovary?s Ovaries