An interview with the author of The Evolution of Desire from the
Internet magazine The Evolutionist from the London School of Economics. See
also: Chapter one of Buss's The
Dangerous Passion, in the New York Times.
"How do you rate? The current generation of Darwinsts have a lot to say
about the whys and wherefores of finding a partner. Many of their theories
are considered contentious, not the least their explanations for the differences
in the behaviour of men and women."
"Just as a rock crushes--and
so beats--scissors in the game, orange-throated lizards out-compete the less
males; just as scissors cut paper, protective blue-throated lizards win
against sneaky yellow-throated males; and as paper covers a rock, the yellow-throated
lizards are successful against roving orange-throated males." Scientific
American, December 5, 2000.
In addition to a bibliography of books and articles, this site offers
a brief biography written by Skinner's daughter Julie Vargas and Skinner's
own brief survey of operant behavior and a downloadable program of self-instruction
on The Analysis of Behavior.
"Los Horcones is a Walden Two community. It was founded in 1973 with
the objective of seeking an alternative lifestyle based on cooperation,
sharing, non-violence, equality and ecological sustainability. Its defining
characteristic is the application of the science of behavior in cultural
design, analysis and change."