Sex, drugs and moral goals: reproductive strategies and views about recreational drugs

@article{Kurzban2010SexDA,
  title={Sex, drugs and moral goals: reproductive strategies and views about recreational drugs},
  author={R. Kurzban and A. Dukes and Jason Weeden},
  journal={Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences},
  year={2010},
  volume={277},
  pages={3501 - 3508}
}
  • R. Kurzban, A. Dukes, Jason Weeden
  • Published 2010
  • Political Science, Medicine
  • Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences
  • Humans, unlike most other species, show intense interest in the activities of conspecifics, even when the activities in question pose no obvious fitness threat or opportunity. Here, we investigate one content domain in which people show substantial interest, the use of drugs for non-medical purposes. Drawing from two subject populations—one undergraduate and one Internet-based—we look at the relationships among (i) abstract political commitments; (ii) attitudes about sexuality; and (iii) views… CONTINUE READING

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