Dr. Mills' Sex Differences class: 

Student panel article or chapter summary and critiques.

 

The Evolution of Sex, the Two Sexes, and Sexually Dimorphic Adaptations

Summary and review of Chapter 3:  The Power of Parasites,  in The Red Queen (1995), by Matt Ridley.  By Natasha Saltz, Cat Rotunno, Ivy Featherstone (Spring, 2002).  Powerpoint Presentation.

Animal Behavior

Summary and Review and Powerpoint Presentation of Dr. Tatiana's Sex Advice to All Creation: The Definitive Guide to the Evolutionary Biology of Sex by Olivia Judson (2002).  By Jennifer de Puzo, Kathryn Marshall and Maribel Pulido (2003)

Nature, Nurture Interactionism / Cross-cultural Human Universals

Summary and Review and Powerpoint Presentation of Chapters 1, 2 & 3 of The Blank Slate: The Modern Denial of Human Nature.  By Shanlynn Chong, Sarah Cocita, and Student 3(Spring, 2003)

Summary and Review of Chapter 10: Are Men and Women Alike Around the Globe? in What Women Want - What Men Want: Why the Sexes Still See Love and Commitment So Differently  (1999), by John Marshall Townsend.    By Kristen Trutanich & Martha Majano.  (Spring, 2001)  

Summary and review  of As Nature Made Him: The Boy Who Was Raised As A Girl. by Colapinto, John.   Summary and review by Adriana Agredano (Spring, 2000)

Male Sexually Dimorphic Adaptations 

Male Morphological Adaptations


Male Psychological Adaptations

Consequences of Faster Male Reproductive Rate

Summary and review of Chapter 6, Polygamy and the Nature of Men, in The Red Queen (1995), by Matt Ridley.  Review by Carlos Montano, Aracely Miron, Viet Mai, Stephene Porras (Spring, 2002).  Powerpoint Presentation.

Summary and Review of Chapter 3: Why Do Men Rape? in A Natural History of Rape: Biological Bases of Sexual Coercion (2000), by Craig T. Palmer & Randy Thornhill. By Cristin Clark, Gina Galier, Katie Schlageter.   (Spring, 2000)


Consequences of Male Paternity Insecurity

From The Dangerous Passion: Why Jealousy is as necessary as love and sex. (2000), by David M. Buss:

Summary and Review of  Chapter 2: The Jealousy Paradox and Chapter 3: Jealousy on Mars and Venus.  By Lucretia Flore, Cara Depamphilis,  and Judith Hinojos  (Spring, 2000)

Summary and Review of Chapter 4, The Ortello Syndrome, and Chapter 5, If I Can't Have Her, Nobody Can,  by Courtney Ball and Megan Cargile (Spring, 2000)

 

Female Sexually Dimorphic Adaptations 

Female Morphological Adaptations


Female Psychological Adaptations

Consequences of Slower Female Reproductive Rate

Summary and Review of Chapter 3:   What Do Women Want? in What Women Want - What Men Want: Why the Sexes Still See Love and Commitment So Differently  (1999), by John Marshall Townsend.  By Jimmy Atkinson, Heather Digby, Tiffany Nakashima (Spring, 2001)  

Summary and Review of Chapter 4: The Pain and Anguish of Rape, in A Natural History of Rape: Biological Bases of Sexual Coercion (2000), by Craig T. Palmer & Randy Thornhill. By Cristin Clark, Gina Galier, Katie Schlageter.   (Spring, 2000)

Summary and Review and Powerpoint Presentation of Chapter 3, High stake and low risks: Women and aggression, of A Mind of Her Own: The Evolutionary Psychology of Women by Anne Campbell (2002). By Ana Arias, Christine Hansen, and Brooke Smith (Spring, 2003)

Summary and Review and Powerpoint Presentation of Chapter 4, Dominance, of A Mind of Her Own: The Evolutionary Psychology of  Women by Anne Campbell (2002). By Danielle Worrill,  Jessica Lyon and Vanessa Koman (Spring, 2003)


Consequences of Female Maternity Assurance

Summary and Review and Powerpoint Presentation of Chapter 2, Mothers matter most: Women and parental investment, of A Mind of Her Own: The Evolutionary Psychology of Women by Anne Campbell (2002). By Annie Greynald, Dana Stewart, and Keah Larsen (Spring, 2003)


Interaction Between the Sexes

The "Battle of the Sexes" -- Strategic Interference Between the Sexes


Summary and Review of Chapter 3: Why Do Men Rape? in A Natural History of Rape: Biological Bases of Sexual Coercion (2000), by Craig T. Palmer & Randy Thornhill. By Cristin Clark, Gina Galier, Katie Schlageter.   (Spring, 2000)

Summary and Review and Powerpoint Presentation of Chapters 1, 2 and 6 of What Women Want-What Men Want: Why the Sexes Still See Love and Commitment So Differently by John Marshall Townsend (1998).  Review by Julia Baird, Lily Garcia, Kathleen VanDusen (Spring, 2003)


Courtship / Competition for Mates

Summary and Review and Powerpoint Presentation of Chapter 6 (Courtship in the Pleistocene) of The Mating Mind: How Sexual Choice Shaped the Evolution of Human Nature by Geoffrey F. Miller (2000).  Review by Kateri Broussard, Nick Casias, Chris Conger and Elissa Vaidman  (Spring, 2003)

Summary and Review and Powerpoint Presentation of Chapter 3 of The Mating Mind: How Sexual Choice Shaped the Evolution of Human Nature by Geoffrey F. Miller (2000).  By Laura Oden, Kristin McCoy and  Anne Perez (Spring, 2003)

Summary and review of Chapter 5, The Peacock's Tail of The Red Queen (1995), by Matt Ridley. By Margaux Elliot, Maureen O'Donnell, Mariesa Duggan (Spring 2002).  Powerpoint Presentation.

Summary and review of Chapter 4, A Mind Fit for Mating, and Chapter 5, Ornamental Genius, of The Mating Mind (2002), by Geoffrey Miller.  Review by Jessica Aragon, Ryan Michelson, & Salina Zapata (Spring, 2002).  Powerpoint Presentation.

Summary and Review of Chapter 10: Cyrano and Scheherazade, in The Mating Mind: How Sexual Choice Shaped the Evolution of Human Nature by Geoffrey F. Miller (2000)  By Daniel Adams, Danielle Lowy, Sarah McFarland, Nicole Murph, Jennifer Capps.  (Spring, 2001)

From Survival of The Prettiest: The Science of Beauty. (2000) By Nancy L. Etcoff:

Summary and review of Chapter 1. Introduction: The Nature of Beauty, Chapter 2: Beauty as Bait by Stacy Roberts , Ashly Mulder, & Sarah Tieman (Spring, 2000)

Summary and review of Chapter 3:  Pretty Pleases, Chapter 4:  Cover Me by Kim Rossiter, Meredith Bellotti, and Kim Birkland (Spring, 2000)

Summary and review of Chapter 1Courting and Chapter 2,  Infatuation in Anatomy of Love, by Helen E. Fisher (1995) by  Erin Murray, Kyle Rasmussen, James Pittman (Spring, 2000)


Mate Choice & Selection

Summary and Review of Chapter 5:   Choosing Partners for Marriage: Male Status and Female Competition, in What Women Want - What Men Want: Why the Sexes Still See Love and Commitment So Differently  (1999), by John Marshall Townsend.  By Susie Boersma, April Osback and Cassia Brown.  (Spring, 2001)  


Marriage and Divorce / Jealousy / Mate Guarding / Affairs

Summary and Review of Chapter 5, Why Does Monogamy Occur at All?, in Barash, David, and Lipton, Judith. (2001)  The Myth of Monogamy   Also a summary of Arts of Seduction by Ellen DissanayakeSummaries by Angela Hutson, Meaghan Moran, Craig Perez (Spring 2002).  Powerpoint Presentation.

Summary and Review of Chapter 8What Men and Women Want in Marriage, in What Women Want - What Men Want: Why the Sexes Still See Love and Commitment So Differently  (1999), by John Marshall Townsend.    By Ilene Lopez,  Lauren Opet and Sara Showalter. (Spring, 2001)

From The Dangerous Passion: Why Jealousy is as necessary as love and sex. (2000), by David M. Buss:

Summary and Review of  Chapter 2: The Jealousy Paradox and Chapter 3: Jealousy on Mars and Venus.  By Lucretia Flore, Cara Depamphilis,  and Judith Hinojos  (Spring, 2000)

Summary and Review of Chapter 4, The Ortello Syndrome, and Chapter 5, If I Can't Have Her, Nobody Can,  by Courtney Ball and Megan Cargile (Spring, 2000)

Summary and Review  of Chapter 6 Secrets and Lies, and Chapter 7 Why Women Have Affairs, by Alberto Guerra, Brenda Bushway, and Karen Brito (Spring, 2000)


Parenting

Summary and Review of Chapter 6. Sex, Resources, and Human Lifetimes, in Low, Bobbi. (1999).  Why Sex Matters . Summary by Samantha Howard, Steve Waier, & Joe Legacy (Spring 2002).  Powerpoint Presentation.
 

Sex Differences Over the Lifetime


Sexual Politics

 

Improving Relationships

 


The Future

Summary and Review of Conclusion: Coping with Sex Differences and Cultural Change, in What Women Want - What Men Want: Why the Sexes Still See Love and Commitment So Differently  (1999), by John Marshall Townsend.    By Michelle Gray, Jennifer Capps, Cordelia Wolf  (Spring, 2001)

Summary and Review of Chapter 10: Peer Marriage, The Reformation of Matrimony, in The First Sex: The Natural Talents of Women and How They are Changing the World, by Helen Fisher (1999)  By Cory Jones, Rita Koch, Kristen Trutanic. (Spring, 2001) 

Summary and Review of Chapter 9: Commissioning a Family, Infidelity, and the World's Population, in Sex in the Future: The Reproductive Revolution and How it Will Change Us. by Robin Baker (1999).  By Cassia Brown, Heather Digby (Spring 2001)

 

 

STUDENT REVIEWS BY BOOK

Baker, Robin (1999) Sex in the Future: The Reproductive Revolution and How it Will Change Us

Summary and Review of Chapter 9: Commissioning a Family, Infidelity, and the World's Population.  By Cassia Brown, Heather Digby (Spring 2001)

Barash, David & Lipton, Judith. (2001)  The Myth of Monogamy

Summary and Review of Chapter 5, Why Does Monogamy Occur at All?, in Barash, David, and Lipton, Judith. (2001)  The Myth of Monogamy   Also a summary of Arts of Seduction by Ellen DissanayakeSummaries by Angela Hutson, Meaghan Moran, Craig Perez (Spring 2002).  Powerpoint Presentation.

Buss, David. (2000). The Dangerous Passion: Why Jealousy is as necessary as love and sex. 

Summary and Review of  Chapter 2: The Jealousy Paradox and Chapter 3: Jealousy on Mars and VenusBy Lucretia Flore, Cara Depamphilis,  and Judith Hinojos  (Spring, 2000)

Summary and Review of Chapter 4, The Ortello Syndrome, and Chapter 5, If I Can't Have Her, Nobody Can,  by Courtney Ball and Megan Cargile (Spring, 2000)

Summary and Review  of Chapter 6 Secrets and Lies, and Chapter 7 Why Women Have Affairs, by Alberto Guerra, Brenda Bushway, and Karen Brito (Spring, 2000)

Campbell, Anne (2002). A Mind of Her Own: The Evolutionary Psychology of Women

Summary and Review and Powerpoint Presentation of Chapter 2, Mothers matter most: Women and parental investment, of A Mind of Her Own: The Evolutionary Psychology of Women by Anne Campbell (2002). By Annie Greynald, Dana Stewart, and Keah Larsen (Spring, 2003)

Summary and Review and Powerpoint Presentation of Chapter 3, High stake and low risks: Women and aggression, of A Mind of Her Own: The Evolutionary Psychology of Women by Anne Campbell (2002). By Ana Arias, Christine Hansen, and Brooke Smith (Spring, 2003)

Summary and Review and Powerpoint Presentation of Chapter 4, Women and Status, of A Mind of Her Own: The Evolutionary Psychology of Women by Anne Campbell (2002). By Danielle Worrill,  Jessica Lyon and Vanessa Koman (Spring, 2003)

Colapinto, John. (2000). As Nature Made Him: The Boy Who Was Raised As A Girl

       Summary and review  by Adriana Agredano (Spring, 2000)

Etcoff, Nancy (2000). Survival of The Prettiest: The Science of Beauty.

Summary and review of Chapter 1. Introduction: The Nature of Beauty, Chapter 2: Beauty as Bait by Stacy Roberts , Ashly Mulder, & Sarah Tieman (Spring, 2000)

Summary and review of Chapter 3:  Pretty Pleases, Chapter 4:  Cover Me by Kim Rossiter, Meredith Bellotti, and Kim Birkland (Spring, 2000)

Fisher, Helen (1995) Anatomy of Love

Summary and review of Chapter 1Courting and Chapter 2,  Infatuation by  Erin Murray, Kyle Rasmussen, James Pittman (Spring, 2000)

Fisher, Helen (1999). The First Sex: The Natural Talents of Women and How They are Changing the World

Summary and Review of Chapter 10: Peer Marriage, The Reformation of Matrimony.  By Cory Jones, Rita Koch, Kristen Trutanic. (Spring, 2001) 

Judson, Olivia (2002). Dr. Tatiana's Sex Advice to All Creation: The Definitive Guide to the Evolutionary Biology of Sex

Summary and Review and Powerpoint Presentation of Dr. Tatiana's Sex Advice to All Creation: The Definitive Guide to the Evolutionary Biology of Sex by Olivia Judson (2002).  By Jennifer de Puzo, Kathryn Marshall and Maribel Pulido (2003)

Low, Bobbi. (1999).  Why Sex Matters

Summary and Review of Chapter 6. Sex, Resources, and Human Lifetimes, in Low, Bobbi. (1999).  Why Sex Matters . Summary by Samantha Howard, Steve Waier, & Joe Legacy (Spring 2002).  Powerpoint Presentation.

Miller, Geoffrey (2000). The Mating Mind: How Sexual Choice Shaped the Evolution of Human Nature

Summary and Review and Powerpoint Presentation of Chapter 3 of The Mating Mind: How Sexual Choice Shaped the Evolution of Human Nature by Geoffrey F. Miller (2000).  By Laura Oden, Kristin McCoy and  Anne Perez (Spring, 2003)

Summary and review of Chapter 4, A Mind Fit for Mating, and Chapter 5, Ornamental Genius, of The Mating Mind (2002), by Geoffrey MillerReview by Jessica Aragon, Ryan Michelson, & Salina Zapata (Spring, 2002)Powerpoint Presentation.

Summary and Review and Powerpoint Presentation of Chapter 6 (Courtship in the Pleistocene) of The Mating Mind: How Sexual Choice Shaped the Evolution of Human Nature by Geoffrey F. Miller (2000).  Review by Kateri Broussard, Nick Casias, Chris Conger and Elissa Vaidman  (Spring, 2003)

Summary and Review of Chapter 10: Cyrano and ScheherazadeBy Daniel Adams, Danielle Lowy, Sarah McFarland, Nicole Murph, Jennifer Capps.  (Spring, 2001)

Pinker, Steven. (2002).The Blank Slate: The Modern Denial of Human Nature.  

Summary and Review and Powerpoint Presentation of Chapters 1, 2 & 3 of The Blank Slate: The Modern Denial of Human Nature.  By Shanlynn Chong, Sarah Cocita, and Student 3(Spring, 2003)

Palmer, Craig, and Thornhill, Randy. (2000). A Natural History of Rape: Biological Bases of Sexual Coercion

Summary and Review of Chapter 3: Why Do Men Rape? and Chapter 4: The Pain and Anguish of Rape.  By Cristin Clark, Gina Galier, Katie Schlageter.   (Spring, 2000)

Ridley, Matt (1995) The Red Queen (1995):

Summary and review of Chapter 3:  The Power of Parasites,  in The Red Queen (1995), by Matt Ridley.  By Natasha Saltz, Cat Rotunno, Ivy Featherstone (Spring, 2002).  Powerpoint Presentation.

Summary and review of Chapter 5, The Peacock's Tail of The Red Queen (1995), by Matt Ridley. By Margaux Elliot, Maureen O'Donnell, Mariesa Duggan (Spring 2002).  Powerpoint Presentation.

Summary and review of Chapter 6, Polygamy and the Nature of Men, in The Red Queen (1995), by Matt Ridley.  Review by Carlos Montano, Aracely Miron, Viet Mai, Stephene Porras (Spring, 2002).  Powerpoint Presentation.

Townsend, John (1999). What Women Want - What Men Want: Why the Sexes Still See Love and Commitment So Differently 

Summary and Review and Powerpoint Presentation of Chapters 1, 2 and 6 of What Women Want-What Men Want: Why the Sexes Still See Love and Commitment So Differently by John Marshall Townsend (1998).  Review by Julia Baird, Lily Garcia, Kathleen VanDusen (Spring, 2003)

Summary and Review of Chapter 3:   What Do Women Want?  By Jimmy Atkinson, Heather Digby, Tiffany Nakashima (Spring, 2001)  

Summary and Review of Chapter 5:   Choosing Partners for Marriage: Male Status and Female Competition.  By Susie Boersma, April Osback and Cassia Brown.  (Spring, 2001)  

Summary and Review of Chapter 8What Men and Women Want in Marriage.   By Ilene Lopez,  Lauren Opet and Sara Showalter. (Spring, 2001)

Summary and Review of Chapter 10: Are Men and Women Alike Around the Globe?    By Kristen Trutanich & Martha Majano.  (Spring, 2001)  

Summary and Review of Conclusion: Coping with Sex Differences and Cultural Change.    By Michelle Gray, Jennifer Capps, Cordelia Wolf  (Spring, 2001)