McKibbin, W.F. (2014). Evolutionary psychology and rape avoidance. In Weekes-Shackelford, V.A., & Shackelford, T.K. (Eds.), Evolutionary perspectives on human sexual psychology and behavior. New York: Springer.

Evolutionary psychology and rape avoidance.

William F. McKibbin

 

This chapter reviews the topic of women’s rape avoidance from a modern evolutionary psychological perspective (for an overview, see Confer et al., 2010).  Evolutionary psychology provides researchers with a powerful heuristic tool that can be used to generate new testable hypotheses across all domains of psychology.

 McKibbin, W.F. (2014). Evolutionary psychology and rape avoidance. In Weekes-Shackelford, V.A., & Shackelford, T.K. (Eds.), Evolutionary perspectives on human sexual psychology and behavior. New York: Springer.