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Monogamy and promiscuity

smooching monkeys

Deflating the Myth of Monogamy

Monogamous Animals May Be More Likely To Die Out

Promiscuity May Be Key Factor In Immune System Evolution, Study Suggests

Cheating genes play large role in female infidelity

Biology's plans for our love lives

Sex chemistry 'lasts two years'

Woman's scent can lure or repel A woman's body odour can help her attract men when she is at her most fertile and repel them when she is not.

Designer Genes: Women May Stray When Ovulation Peaks

Sex more likely when women are most fertile

Love Trap (25 minute video)

Orgasms play tricks on your mind-brain

Orgasms: a real ‘turn-off’ for women

What's Love Got to Do With It? Everything. In a new book, a marriage historian says romance wrecked family stability.

Miscellaneous items

Brain Chemicals Involved In Aggression Identified: May Lead To New Treatments Article about brain chemistry of aggression, depression and other behaviors.

Sex and the Secret Nerve (pdf, 5482k) Article about little-known cranial nerves that link to mating centers of brain, and appear to sense pheromones.

Male chimpanzees prefer mating with old females

Fatherhood boosts male brains

Why Marriage Is Good Medicine for Men

Selfish genes make humans selfless, new theory suggests

A molecule of passionate love?

Oxytocin Raises Aggression, Cuts Anxiety During Lactation; Similar Effects On Virgin Rats

Hormone Spray Is Found To Bolster Trust in Others

Impulsive Behavior May Be Relict Of Hunter-gatherer Past

The More Social Sex

Survival of the fittest? Anthropologist suggests the nicest prevail - not just the selfish

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