Mating Matters

Mating Matters

Dr. Wendy Walsh uses science, personal interviews and pop culture to reveal that mating strategy is the secret evolutionary motivation for most every human behavior. It’ll help you understand yourself better! Let’s face it, we are wired to reproduce. So powerful is this instinct that it has secretly embedded itself in almost every human behavior. But we are so used to being human and hanging out with humans that most people can’t see it. I’m going to help you understand yourself a little better. Human mating strategy plays out in the suburbs, in high- stakes boardrooms, stately capitals, on Wall Street and even on war fields. Sex is a motivator, a weapon, and a salve. It’s the oldest profession, the best marketing tool, and the preferred extractor of international secrets. But get this. Even when we are not thinking about sex, our ancient programming makes us respond to reproductive cues that impact just about every decision we make. Dr. Wendy Walsh, explores human behavior through a l... Show More
April 24, 2019 34 min

What does it mean to be a man? Why did uber masculine behavior evolve in the first place? Is there a mating advantage? Spoiler alert. There used to be an advantage, but the environment is changing and men are adapting to a different kind of hunting ground. Way back in 1874 Charles Darwin had human mating figured out. In fact, he once wrote “if each male secures two or more females, many males cannot pair.” That’s the biggest fear of any man. No guy wants to be the one who misses out on mating.Please be aware this episode contains strong language and potentially disturbing content regarding domestic violence and sexual assault..Mating Matters Message Line: 323-207-8277Links:Tony Porter, TEDWomen 2010, "A Call to Men" - https://bit.ly/2Gsrt8QJustin Baldoni, TEDWomen 2017, "Why I'm done trying to be 'man enough'" - https://bit.ly/2Ds5XAk

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