Evolution of Human Parental Behavior and the Human Family

@article{Geary2001EvolutionOH,
  title={Evolution of Human Parental Behavior and the Human Family},
  author={D. Geary and M. Flinn},
  journal={Parenting},
  year={2001},
  volume={1},
  pages={5 - 61}
}
Objective. To develop an evolutionary model that integrates human parenting and family formation with ideas about the evolved functions of distinctive human characteristics, such as concealed ovulation and sophisticated sociocognitive competencies. Design. Theoretical and empirical research across scientific disciplines is reviewed. The emphasis is on ecological and social conditions that covary, across species, with parenting, family formation, and potentially coevolving characteristics, such… Expand
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