I first thought this was a bit of a stretch, but a week after finishing A terrific introduction to the emerging field of social neuroscience. Mary Roach. A look at society and love. Lots of studies and voices, not always clear how they could transfer to humans and often they could be summarised.
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From that background, Bowers expounded on the latest scientific thinking on why we pair up - and why we have so much trouble staying paired up to the same person for life. As I am not a neuroscientist I really wonder how much of what the book says to believe.
Aziz Ansari. Then I might re-read again for the third time before I shelf it.
The Inner Child Workbook. It's fun to hear about the studies that quantify social behavior we know eg. I was expecting this book to outline more of a guide for how to take advantage of the subjects discussed and it was more like an overview of the research regarding the issues.
Despite these minor quibbles, I found the book delightful and informative and recommend it to anyone getting started in a scientific study of human sexuality. It is great to be living in a time where some of the most profound mysteries of life and humanity are giving themselves up to science.