Sexual Selection and the Psychology of Intergroup Conflict

  title={Sexual Selection and the Psychology of Intergroup Conflict},
  author={Carlos David Navarrete and Melissa M. McDonald},
Intergroup conflict perpetrated by male aggressors throughout human evolutionary history is likely to have shaped psychological systems at the foundations of modern forms of intergroup conflict. We posit that sexual selection processes operating at both intra- and intersexual levels have shaped psychological biases in intergroup relations, and that these biases reflect the unique adaptive problems that differ between men and women in coping with male aggressors from groups other than one’s own… 
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