The Myth of Monogamy: Fidelity and Infidelity in Animals and People
Fidelity and Infidelity in Animals and People
Applying new research to sex in the animal world, the authors dispel the notion that monogamy comes naturally. As "The Myth of Monogamy" reveals, biologists have discovered that for nearly every species, cheating is the rule--for both sexes.
David P. Barash, Ph.D., is a zoologist and is currently professor of psychology at the University of Washington in Seattle. He is the author of more than a dozen books, including "Making Sense of Sex," co-authored by Judith Lipton. Judith Eve Lipton, M.D., a psychiatrist specializing in women's issues, is the recipient of many honors, including a fellowship in the American Psychiatric Association. Married since 1977, Barash and Lipton live in Redmond, Washington.