Human Self-Domestication by Intersexual Selection: Female Social Status and Stature Sexual Dimorphism
This research examines one of the three primary mechanisms currently proposed to explain apparent self-domestication in Homo sapiens—that is, intersexual selection against reactive aggression. My central hypothesis is that human self-domestication has been, at least in part, caused by context-dependent female preferences for less-aggressive males. Following from this, I expect that societies where women have both higher social status and secure access to...[Show more]
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