|DSP 67| The State of Evolutionary Psychology and The Mating Mind - Geoffrey Miller

DSR: Become a Better Man by Mastering Dating, Sex and Relationships (formerly Dating Skills Podcast) show

Summary: Geoffrey's background, and how his research and understandings filtered into his choices (04:37) Evolutionary Psychology: a summary and the meaning according to Geoffrey (08:26) Other perspectives of evolutionary psychology (10:18) The research of Kinsey and Masters on sexuality (11:40) Is evolutionary psychology the main area of science today that looks at dating, sex, and relationships? (12:57) The main themes of evolutionary psychology (14:17) An overview of evolutionary psychology and its evolution (15:20) What the research studies are based on and the approach (19:15) The quality of research studies and where evolutionary psychology is headed (23:10) How sex research has suffered (26:58) What is needed in sexual research (27:37) Relevant evolutionary psychology information sources besides research (28:35) The advantages of dating different types of women (33:21) The biggest mis-interpretations and mistakes people make regarding evolutionary psychology research, and how it may be undermining the dating / sexual area of their life (35:49) Culture differences in mating behavior in different countries based on status (39:45) Areas that are over emphasized in sexuality and what women care about (41:09) Do evolutionary psychologists look at psychological imprints? (42:43) Sexual ornamentation and the positive feedback effect / runaway theory (43:43) Highlights of The Mating Mind (47:55) The advantages of doing something creative and social to build sexual life skills (49:43) Areas that should be studied in terms of how human sexuality works (51:25) Geoffrey's worst and best dates (53:34) The benefits of developing curiosity and the skills to deal with people from various walks of life (55:42) Recommendations in the areas of evolutionary psychology (56:45) Top three recommendations to help men get results as fast as possible in dating, sex, and relationships (57:58)