Menelaos Apostolou

Menelaos Apostolou is Associate Professor of Evolutionary Psychology at the University of Nicosia in the Republic of Cyprus. He studies human behavior, focusing on mate choice, parent-offspring conflict over mating, sexuality, sports, well-being, and sexual selection theory. He has published over 80 scientific articles and three books on these topics. His books include Sexual Selection under Parental Choice: The Evolution of Human Mating Behavior, Feeling Good: An Evolutionary Perspective on Life Choices and Sexual Selection in Homo sapiens: Parental Control Over Mating and the Opportunity Cost of Free Mate Choice.

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May 1, 2017 in Biology, Sports

Why Do Men Play and Watch Sports?

Men have evolved mechanisms that motivate them to engage in physical competitions with other men and to watch other men competing.
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