Mean Genes From Sex to Money to Food - Taming Our Primal Instincts

ISBN-10: 0142000078
ISBN-13: 9780142000076
Edition: 2001 (Reprint)
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Book details

List price: $15.00
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 9/1/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 272
Size: 4.75" wide x 8.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.616
Language: English

Introduction: Our toughest battles are with ourselves
Thin Wallets and Fat Bodies
Debt: Laughing all the way to the Darwinian bank
Bankruptcy
Savings
Big business
Fat: Please don't feed the humans
Dieting
Laziness
Liposuction
Constant Cravings
Drugs: Hijacking the pleasure pathway
Caffeine
Alcohol
Prozac
Addiction
Hope
Risk: Thrill-seeking genes taking us for a ride
Casinos
Jalapeno peppers
Roller-coasters
Rewards
Greed: Running fast on the happiness treadmill
Money
Happiness
Materialism
Progress
Joy
Romance And Reproduction
Gender: Girls against the boys
Mars and venus
Hormones
Homosexuality
Culture
Beauty: It's more than skin deep
Attraction
Desire
Fads
Infidelity: Our cheating hearts
Marriage
Cheaters
Love
Lust
Promise
Family, Friends, And Foes
Family: The ties that bind
Blood
Siblings
Conflict
Motherhood
Friends and Foes: Keep friends close and enemies closer
Warfare
Race
Gossip
Road rage
Loyalty
Conclusion: Surviving desire
Acknowledgments
Index

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