Sleeping Around: How female promiscuity drives sexual selection

Of course!

Read here!

Disclaimer: The author of the original blogpost wants it to be clear that the research was not originally intended to refer to human behaviour.

I however, find it highly interesting from every perspective.

6 thoughts on “Sleeping Around: How female promiscuity drives sexual selection

  1. Interesting read especially the offspring diversity aspect. Although not related to humans i was thinking how patriarchal societies have tried to reverse this by inbreeding which is definitely not natural. Also found this interesting “Ducks have anatomical barriers blocking insemination; the Cassadene plant beetle can expel unwanted semen. In humans, cryptic female choice is possible since the female ovulation cycle is hidden, allowing females more control over mate choice”
    Reminded me that Mason bees can select the gender of eggs they lay! Some animals have amazing natural abilities that we humans can’t achieve without the help of science and technology.

  2. Once again proving that this blog is mind-blowingly educational ❤ I learn something new all the time here!

  3. Hey no offense, but sometimes I come here when I feel guilty about something and feel like I screwed up big time.

    And then I read this and am comforted that there are people who have screwed up things for life and I still have a chance at setting the situation right because anything is possible.

    🙂 Thanks for this blog/story or whatever it is.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s