BIO 346 Human Biology (K. Kalthoff)

References to Topic 19: Sociobiology of Human Behavior


Easy Readings

Chagnon N.A. (2013) My Life Among Two Dangerous Tribes: The Yamomamo and the Anthropologists. New York, Simon & Schuster
Diamond J. (1992) The Third Chimpanzee. The Evolution and Future of the Human Animal. New York, HarperCollins
Diamond J. (1997) Why is Sex Fun? The Evolution of Human Sexuality. Weidenfeld and Nicolson.
Gagneux P., Woodruff D.S., and Boesch C. (1997) Furtive mating in female chimpanzees. Nature 387: 358-359

Intermediate Readings

Baker R.R. and Bellis M.A. (1995) Human Sperm Competition. New York: Chapman & Hall.
Borgerhoff Mulder M. (1991) Human behavioral ecology. In: Behavioural Ecology : An Evolutionary Approach (3rd. ed., edited by J.R. Krebs, N.B. Davies), pp. 69-98; Boston : Blackwell Scientific Publications
Buss D.M. (1994) The evolution of desire: Strategies of human mating. New York, Basic Books
Christenfeld N.J.S. and Hill E.A. (1995) Whose baby are you? Nature 378: 669
Daly M. and Wilson M. (1983) Sex, Evolution, and Behavior. Second Edition. Boston: PWS Publishers.
Foley, R. A. (1992) Evolutionary ecology of fossil hominds. In: Evolutionary Ecology and Human Behavior. (Edited by Eric Alden Smith and Bruce Winterhalder), pp. 131-166. New York: Aldine de Gruyter.
Freedman D.G. (1979) Human Sociobiology: A Holistic Approach. New York: Free Press.
Smith E.A. and Winterhalder, B., Editors (1992) Evolutionary Ecology and Human Behavior. New York: Aldine de Gruyter.
Wedekind C., Seebeck T., Bettens F. and Paepke A.J. (1995) MHC-dependent mate preferences in humans. Proc. Roy. Soc. Lond. B 260: 245-249
Wilson E.O. (1978) On Human Nature. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press.

Advanced Readings

Baker R.R. and Bellis M.A. (1993a) Human sperm competion: Ejaculate adjustment by males and the function of masturbation. Anim.Behav. 46: 861-885
Baker R.R. and Bellis M.A. (1993b) Human sperm competion: Ejaculate manipulation by females and the function of the female orgasm. Anim.Behav. 46: 887-909
Bjorntorp P. (1993) Visceral obesity: A "civilization syndrome". Obesity Research 1: 206-222
Bouchard C. et al. (1990) The response to long-term overfeeding in identical twins. New Engl. J. Med. 322: 1477-1482
Buss DM. and Schmitt DP. (1993) Sexual strategies theory: an evolutionary perspective on human mating. Psychol Rev. 100: 204-232.
Gangestad S.W. and Thornhill R. (1998) Menstrual cycle variation in women's preferences for the scent of symmetrical men. Proc. Roy. Soc. Lond. B 265: 927-933
Grammer K. (1993) 5-alpha-androst-16en-3alpha-on: a male pheromone? A brief report. Ethology and Sociobiology 14: 201-208
Hartz A.J., Rupley D.C., and Rimm A.A. (1984) The association of girth measurements with disease in 32,856 women. Amer. J. Epidemology 119: 71-80
Jasienska G., Ziomkiewicz A., Ellison P., Lipson S.F. and Thune I. (2004) Large breasts and narrow waists indicate high reproductive potential in women. Proc.Roy.Soc.London B 271: 1213-1217
Kaye S.A., Folsom A.R., Prineas R.J., Potter J.D., and Gapstur S.M. (1990) The association of body fat distribution with life style and reproductive factors in a population study of postmenopausal women. Int.J. Obesity 14: 583-591
Lassek W.D. and Gaulin S.J.C. (2008) Waist-hip ratio and cognitive ability: is gluteofemoral fat a privileged store
of neurodevelopmental resources? Evolution and Human Behavior 29: 26–34
Manning J.T., Trivers R.L., Singh D. and Thornhill A. (1999) The mystery of female beauty. Nature 399: 214-215
Moller A.P. and Thornhill R. (1997a) A meta-analysis of the heritability of developmental stability. J. Evol. Biol. 10: 1-16
Moller A.P. and Thornhill R. (1997b) Developmental stability is heritable. J. Evol. Biol. 10: 69-76
Penton-Voak IS, Perrett DI, Castles DL, Kobayashi T, Burt DM, Murray LK, and Minamisawa R. (1999) Menstrual cycle alters face preference. Nature 399: 741-742.
Perret D.I., Lee K.J., Penton-Voak I., Rowland D., Yoshikawa S., Burt D.M., Henzi S.P., Castles D.L., and Akamatsu S. (1998) Effects of sexual dimorphism on facial attractiveness. Nature 394: 884-887
Rebuffe-Scrive M., Cullberg G., Lundberg P.A., Lindstedt G., and Bjorntorp P. (1989) Anthropometric variables and metabolism in polycystic ovarian disease. Hormone Metabolic Research 21: 391-397
Singh D. (1993) Body shape and women's attractiveness: The critical role of waist-to-hip ratio. Human Nature 4: 297-321
Thornhill R. and Gangestad S.W. (1993) Human facial beauty: Averageness, symmetry, and parasite resistance. Human Nature 4: 237-269
Thornhill R. and Gangestad S.W. (1994) Human fluctuating asymmetry and sexual behavior. Psychological Science 5: 297-302
Wetsman A. and Marlow F. (1999) How universal are preferences for female waist-to-hip ratios? Evidence from the Hadza of Tanzania. Evolution and Human Behavior 20: 219-228
Zaadstra B.M. et al. (1993) Fat and female fecundity: Prospective study of effect of body fat distribution on conception rates. British Medical Journal 306: 484-487


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