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Using an evolutionary framework, David C. Geary explains sex differences in parenting, mate choices, competition for mates, social-political preferences, development, brain and cognition, and more. Thoroughly updated and expanded, this third edition includes a chapter on sex differences that emerge in modern contexts, such as differences in occupational choices and variation in sexual orientation, gender identity, and relationships. Scholars from a wide range of sciences have much to learn from this monumental volume.
About the Author
David C. Geary is Curators' Distinguished Professor at the University of Missouri. His work spans topics ranging from mathematical cognition to the evolution of sex differences. He has authored four books: Children's Mathematical Development (1994); Male, Female (1998, 2nd edition, 2010); Origin of Mind (2005); and Evolution of Vulnerability (2015). He co-authored Sex Differences (2008) and co-edited six other books. His work has been featured in various media outlets, including the New York Times, The Guardian, Washington Post, The Atlantic, The Wall Street Journal, and many others. He lives in Columbia, Missouri.