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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

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Evolution and Human Sexual Behavior

Peter Gray & Justin Garcia, 2013

Harvard University Press

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Mothers and Others

Sarah Blaffer Hrdy, 2011

Harvard University Press

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Eve: How the Female Body Drove 200 Million Years of Human Evolution

Cat Bohannon, 2023

Alfred Knopf, New York

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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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