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Evolution of vulnerability : implications for sex differences in health and development / David C. Geary.

  • Geary, David C.
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About this work


Amsterdam : Elsevier, Academic Press, [2015]

Physical description

x, 411 pages, 22 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 23 cm

Bibliographic information

Includes bibliographical references and indexes.


Vulnerability -- Sexual selection and the evolution of vulnerability -- Condition-dependent traits in birds and fish -- Condition-dependent traits in arthropods and mammals -- Sexual selection and human vulnerability -- Human vulnerability for physical and behavioral traits -- Human vulnerability for brain and cognitive traits -- Implications for human health and development.


  • English

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    Medical Collection
    GN281 2015G29e
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  • 9780128015629
  • 0128015624