Mating Matters

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Dr. Wendy Walsh uses science, personal interviews and pop culture to reveal that mating strategy is the secret evolutionary motivation for most every human behavior. It’ll help you understand yourself better! Let’s face it, we are wired to reproduce. So powerful is this instinct that it has secretly embedded itself in almost every human behavior. But we are so used to being human and hanging out with humans that most people can’t see it. I’m going to help you understand yourself a little better. Human mating strategy plays out in the suburbs, in high- stakes boardrooms, stately capitals, on Wall Street and even on war fields. Sex is a motivator, a weapon, and a salve. It’s the oldest profession, the best marketing tool, and the preferred extractor of international secrets. But get this. Even when we are not thinking about sex, our ancient programming makes us respond to reproductive cues that impact just about every decision we make. Dr. Wendy Walsh, explores human behavior through a lens of reproduction, showing that even when people are not thinking about sex, ancient programming makes us respond to mating cues that impact just about every decision they make.

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The God Who Clubs
Religions created sex rules to increase reproduction and membership! If you don't know someone, but you know they share the same religion, there is almost instant trust. Hint: the more punitive the God, the faster a religion grows. 
Feb 20, 2019
The Trouble With Testosterone
How this hormone can affect a man’s ability to fall in love, and, in high testosterone men, increase death rates. Why we evolved to have some low testosterone men even while the pharmaceutical industry has turned it into a diagnosis.
Feb 07, 2019
Hidden Eggs (Ep.1)
Concealed fertility in humans has contributed to the sexual double standard, good Dads, and strippers who make more money when they ovulate.&nbsp;<br><br><br><br><br><br>
Feb 07, 2019