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Unformatted text preview: 15:59 Sexual disgust is an adaptation The period around the middle of the cycle when the reproductive consequences are the greatest Sexual disgust peaking mid-cycle Peak in luteal phase, progesterone Implication sexual disgust is an adaptation that functions in part to reduce biologically suboptimal sexual behavior during fertile Jones et al. High progesterone healthy individuals Health preference More progesterone disease avoid behavior elevated Or is it the change in inflammatory response May not be due to progesterone but due to decrease of inflammation response Adaptive work around by reducing inflammatory responses Causes problem Behavioral adaptation Benefits greater when more vulnerable Rape--- Parsimonious to not have this specialized adaptation VICTIMS : 1. Potential for injury, STD and reduction in physical welfare 2. Her choice partners is being compromised, completely lost control of that part of her...
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This note was uploaded on 12/19/2011 for the course ANTHRO 124P taught by Professor Fessler during the Fall '07 term at UCLA.
- Fall '07