Evolutionary explanation to gender

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  • Created on: 17-05-16 10:09

1. Why are the females domestic gathers?

  • They are too fragile and aren't strong enough to hunt.
  • Spend most of their life pregnant or producing milk, so if they hunted it would reduce reproduction.
  • They wouldn't have time to hunt.
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2. Why do males look for certain things in females?

  • So they can mate with as many as they can to increase reproductive success
  • So they can have sex with as many females and be called a lad
  • So the can mate to show dominance in front of other males

3. Who proposed the E-S theory?

  • Money and Ehrhardt
  • Baron-Cohn
  • Kolberg

4. Which side of the nature/nurture debate is the theory on?

  • Nurture as it is environment and experience can influence human behaviour
  • Nature as it is feelings and innate behaviours
  • Neither, it is a balance

5. Why did the Neanderthals die out?

  • Because they didn't have the division of labour like the modern man
  • They were unclean and got lots of diseases
  • They were being killed when they went hunting

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