Comparison of Bonobo, Chimp and Human Socio-Sexual Behavior and Infant Development-Human and Bonobofemales copulate (have sex) throughout menstrual cycle, as well as during lactation and pregnancy-Female Chimpsonly sexually active between 25%-40% of their cycles-Human and Bonobo infants develop much slower than chimps. -Female Bonobosreturn to group immediately after giving birth and copulate within months and don’t experience infanticide-Bonobos and Humansenjoy many different sex positions. Female Bonobos like missionary Males like rear entry-Chimpsonly like rear entry-Bonobos and Humans gaze into each others eyes when having sex and kissing (Chimps don’t)-Food sharing happens often with Humans and Bonobos, Moderately associated with chimps-Homosexuality rare in Chimps but high in human and Bonobos -Sexual activity in chimpsand other primates is primarily for reproduction-Humans and Bonobos use sex for: Tension reductionBondingConflict resolutionEntertainmentDebated Human Mating Systems-Pair Bond Strategy: (one man, one woman.. forever)-Mixed Strategy: (mostly pair bonded but occasional extra sexual partners) -Communal strategy:(sex and child rearing are communal activities)Culture Culture: A system of knowledge, beliefs, values, customs, behaviors, and artifactsCulture is: learned, shared, symbolic, arbitrary, internalized-Culture is learnednot something you are born with. The learning process is called socialization-Culture is shared. Multiple people must hold the same beliefs-Culture is symbolic:Cultures hold symbolic/ sexual meanings -Culture is arbitrary: In America tan skin makes ppl look good. In China people try to have white skin.