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    The Evolutionary Psychology of Men's Coercive Sexuality.Randy Thornhill & Nancy Wilmsen Thornhill - 1992 - Behavioral and Brain Sciences 15 (2):363-375.
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    An Evolutionary Analysis of Rules Regulating Human Inbreeding and Marriage.Nancy Wilmsen Thornhill - 1991 - Behavioral and Brain Sciences 14 (2):247-261.
    Evolutionary theory predicts that humans should avoid incest because of the negative effects incest has on individual reproduction: production of defective offspring. Selection for the avoidance of close-kin mating has apparently resulted in a psychological mechanism that promotes voluntary incest avoidance. Most human societies are thought to have rules regulating incest. If incest is avoided, why are social rules constructed to regulate it? This target article suggests that incest rules do not exist primarily to regulate close-kin mating but to regulate (...)
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    The Preferred Age of a Potential Mate Reflects Evolved Male Sexual Psychology.Nancy Wilmsen Thornhill & Patrick A. A. Thornhill - 1992 - Behavioral and Brain Sciences 15 (1):114-115.
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    The Study of Men's Coercive Sexuality: What Course Should It Take?Randy Thornhill & Nancy Wilmsen Thornhill - 1992 - Behavioral and Brain Sciences 15 (2):404-421.
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    Characteristics of Female Desirability: Facultative Standards of Beauty.Nancy Wilmsen Thornhill - 1989 - Behavioral and Brain Sciences 12 (1):35-36.
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    Mental Mechanisms Underlying Inbreeding Rule Making.Nancy Wilmsen Thornhill - 1991 - Behavioral and Brain Sciences 14 (2):281-293.