Jealous of your partner mingling with other guy friends? Might be in your gene!

A recent report in Personality and Individual Differences is super exciting. This work is an intersection between evolutionary psychology & molecular genetics. Specifically, Lewis et al. (in press) examined how sexual jealousy is related to androgen receptor (AR) gene. Quick Background Women increase their reproductive success by pursuing short-term and long-term mating strategies. Why? Physically … Continue reading Jealous of your partner mingling with other guy friends? Might be in your gene!

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Orgasmic Evolutionary Explanations: Why do females have orgasms?

A woman’s body is like a violin and all and that it takes a terrific musician to play it right. -JD Salinger Human female orgasm is a mystery. To all of us earthlings, we do not know what reliably triggers the female orgasm. To the scientific community, including Aristotle (Leroi, 2014), the female orgasm is … Continue reading Orgasmic Evolutionary Explanations: Why do females have orgasms?