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Natural selection

The principle that, among the range of in her item trait variations, those contributing to reproduction and survival will most likely be passed on to succeeding generations

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Mutations

A random error in gene replication that leads to a change

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Fitness

Our ability to survive and reproduce

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Our behavioral and biological similarities...

Arise from our shared human geonome

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We are predisposed to behave in ways...

That prompted our ancestors surviving and reproducing

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Men have a stronger....

Sex drive

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Women pair ______, men pair _____

Wisely, widely

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Men judge women on whether or not...

They have a youthful appearance

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Women prefer men who seem...

Mature, bold, and dominant

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Social expectations also shape...

Gender differences in mate preferences

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Differences initiatives by our nature....

May be amplified by our nature

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"Bad faith":

attributing responsibility for one's fate to bad genes or bad influences

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People who dispute the scientific story worry that...

The science of behavior will destroy our sense of the beauty, mystery, and spiritual significance of the human creature

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Evolutionary psychology

The study of the roots of behavior and mental processes using the principle of natural selection