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Introduction to Human Sexuality Theoretical Perspectives
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Evolutionary Perspectives Sociobiology Application of evolutionary biology to  understanding the social behavior of animals, including  humans.
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Evolutionary Perspectives Evolution  occurs via  Natural Selection : Survive Reproduce Pass genes to the next generation
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Evolutionary Perspectives Parental Investment:  Behavior and resources invested by parents to  achieve the survival and reproductive success of their genetic offspring.  Sexual selection: Competition between members of one gender (usually male). Preferential choice by members of one gender (usually female).
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Evolutionary Perspectives Focuses on the psychological mechanisms that have been shaped by  natural selection. Assumes that every characteristic that we observe must have some  adaptive significance.
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Psychodynamic Theory Freud’s 
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