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X Chromosome/Open Phones

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X Chromosome/Open Phones

X Chromosome/Open Phones

X Chromosome/Open Phones

Only Available in Archive Formats.

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