Are We All Designed To Be Promiscuous?

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Psychologist Christopher Ryan poses a fascinating question.

Are we meant to be monogamous? Or are we instead designed to have many overlapping sexual relationships? This is the question that Christopher Ryan poses in his 2013 TED Talk. In exploring humans and sex, Ryan delves into our evolutionary background to explore the sexual and socioeconomic relationships of our ancestors, and how they were tightly interwoven. He posits the idea that humans are indeed designed to be what he calls "sexual omnivores". Check out this amazing TED Talk to learn more.

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