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Glossary of terms

The F-Word 

Scale of cells and molecules:

Kinsey Institute

Research institute on human sexuality and relationships

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Gutmacher Institute

(advancing Reproductive Rights)

Archives of Sexual Behavior

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(Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network)

Center for Disease Control and Prevention:

Evolutionary Medicine: 

World Mapper:

Human Relations Area Files (Yale)

WHO Global Health Observatory:

WHO Reproductive Health

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Human Origins/Anthropogeny:

Immune System

Rap Guide to Medicine

How We Do It

Psychology Today Blog

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Fertility Rites

Jon Cohen, Atlantic 2010

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Further Reading

Additional Reading:

Primate Sexuality

Alan F. Dixson, 2013

Oxford University Press

Sexual Selection and the origins

of human mating systems

Alan F. Dixson 2009

Oxford University Press

How We Do It: The Evolution and Future of Human Reproduction

Robert Martin, 2013

Basic Books

Evolution and Human Sexual Behavior

Peter Gray & Justin Garcia, 2013

Harvard University Press

Mothers and Others

Sarah Blaffer Hrdy, 2011

Harvard University Press

Nature's Nether Regions

What the Sex Lives of Bugs, Birds, and Beasts Tell Us About Evolution, Biodiversity, and Ourselves

Menno Schithuizen

Penguin 2014

Vagina Obscura: An Anatomical Voyage

Rachel Gross

Norton & Company, 2022

The Seeds of Life: : From Aristotle to da Vinci, from Sharks' Teeth to Frogs' Pants, the Long and Strange Quest to Discover Where Babies Come From

Edward Dolnick

Basic Books 2017

Circumcision: A History Of The World's Most Controversial Surgery 

David Gollaher

Basic Books – 2001

Secrets of Women: Gender, Generation, and the Origins of Human Dissection

Katherine Park

Zone Books 2010

Demonic Males, Apes and the Origins of Human Violence

Dale Peterson & Richard Wrangham

Mariner Books 1997

Biological Exuberance

Animal Homosexuality and 

Natural Diversity

Bruce Bagemihl

St. Martin's Press 2000

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