The Case of the Female Orgasm: Bias in the Science of Evolution (Paperback)Elisabeth A. Lloyd (author)
Paperback 320 Pages / Published: 31/10/2006
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Why women evolved to have orgasms - when most of their primate relatives don't - is a persistent mystery among evolutionary biologists. In pursuing this mystery, Elisabeth Lloyd arrives at another: how could anything as inadequate as the evolutionary explanations of the female orgasm have passed muster as science? A judicious and revealing look at all twenty-one evolutionary accounts of the trait of human female orgasm, Lloyd's book is at the same time a case study of how certain biases steer science astray.
Publisher: Harvard University Press
Number of pages: 320
Weight: 368 g
Dimensions: 202 x 130 x 20 mm
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