X Chromosome/Open Phones

Evolutionary psychology, trying to pinpoint the evolutionary roots of human behavior, typically says that women aren't promiscuous or aggressive, and they're programmed to find a mate who's a good provider. But does science agree with those conclusions? In this hour, we'll take a look at the X chromosome, and what science has to say about women. Plus, we'll take your calls in an open phones segment. Guests: Natalie Angier Author, Woman: An Intimate Geography (Houghton Mifflin) Science Writer New York Times Takoma Park, Maryland Meredith Small Author, Our Babies, Ourselves: How Biology and Culture Shape the Way We Parent (Anchor Books) Professor, Anthropology Cornell University Ithaca, New York

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