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Sex, genes & rock 'n' roll : how evolution has shaped the modern world /

by Brooks, Rob.
Type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Durham : University of New Hampshire Press, c2011Description: 306 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9781611682366 (cloth : alk. paper); 1611682363 (cloth : alk. paper); ; .Other title: Sex, genes, and rock and roll.Subject(s): Human evolution | Social evolution | Natural selection
Contents:
The weight of our ancestry -- Obesity is not for everyone -- Weapons of massive consumption -- Dwindling fertility -- Shakespearean love -- Wrapped around your finger -- Love is a battlefield -- Where have all the young girls gone? -- Blame it on the Stones -- About a boy -- Immortality.
Summary: Explains how evolution and genetics affect how we experience modern life. List(s) this item appears in: Irving Ramirez List
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GN281 .B764 2011b (Browse shelf) 1 Available BX12080007

Originally published: Sydney, N.S.W. : University of New South Wales Press, 2011.

Includes bibliographical references (p. 287-297) and index.

The weight of our ancestry -- Obesity is not for everyone -- Weapons of massive consumption -- Dwindling fertility -- Shakespearean love -- Wrapped around your finger -- Love is a battlefield -- Where have all the young girls gone? -- Blame it on the Stones -- About a boy -- Immortality.

Explains how evolution and genetics affect how we experience modern life.

Comment by Irving J R.
10/23/2013

Great reading on how genetics affects daily live activities and behaviors. It is written in a very clear language.

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