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  • How are reviewers describing this item?
    human, sexual, evolutionary, many and most.
  • Our engine has profiled the reviewer patterns and has determined that there is minimal deception involved.
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  • Our engine has discovered that over 90% high quality reviews are present.
  • This product had a total of 94 reviews as of our last analysis date on Jun 11 2020.
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Easy and fun to read but not too simplified. I enjoy reading books on evolutionary biology and psychology and this is one of the best.

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Geoffrey Miller's The Mating Mind is one of the best books on human psychology ever written--on my list, he comes just after Da...  Read More

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    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    The answers to these heavy questions all come back to miller's main thesis -- that sexual selection has been a primary driving force in the evolution of the human mind and by extension human nature.


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    Understanding this, we recognize that there is no contradiction.


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    There are some interesting debates regarding geoffrey miller's work on [.


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    Miller suggests that processes, such as those that embace randomness, novelty, creativity, language, art, along with a whole host of other other seemingly useless and wasteful natural occurrences, are not mealy footnotes to evolution but the essential drivers of sexual selection, which itself is the gateway through which any lifeforms lucky enough to be naturally selected must first pass.


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    In addition, he points out that, because of the victorian era male dominated scientific community to which darwin proposed both sexual and natural selection, sexual selection did not until recently receive the attention it deserves.


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    Miller spends most of the book explaining the fitness indicator mechanism of sexual selection.


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    One thing however surprised me - the author fails to understand how homosexual trends developed, if they have no reproductive advantage.


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    Miller's analysis is not empty rhetoric.

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