Testing the mate-choice hypothesis of the female orgasm: disentangling traits and behaviours
Sherlock, James M.
Sidari, Morgan J.
Harris, Emily Ann
Barlow, Fiona Kate
Zietsch, Brendan P.
- Publisher: Co-Action Publishing
Socioaffective Neuroscience & Psychology,
(issn: 2000-9011, eissn: 2000-9011)
relationships | Research Article | Neurosciences. Biological psychiatry. Neuropsychiatry | RC321-571 | sex | evolution; sex; partner choice; mating; relationships | partner choice | Orgasm: Neurophysiological, Psychological, and Evolutionary Perspectives | evolution | mating | Evolutionary Psychology; Female mate-choice
Background: The evolution of the female orgasm in humans and its role in romantic relationships is poorly understood. Whereas the male orgasm is inherently linked to reproduction, the female orgasm is not linked to obvious reproductive or survival benefits. It also occu...