By Satoshi Kanazawa, Alan Miller

Why are such a lot neurosurgeons male and so much kindergarten lecturers lady? Why aren't there extra girls on loss of life row? Why achieve this many male politicians wreck their careers with intercourse scandals? Why and the way will we particularly fall in love? This attractive ebook makes use of the newest examine from the sphere of evolutionary psychology to make clear why we do the issues we do, from existence plans to daily judgements. With a fit fail to remember for political correctness, Miller and Kanazawa reexamine the truth that our brains and our bodies are hardwired to hold out an evolutionary undertaking? an inescapable human nature that really stopped evolving approximately 10,000 years in the past.

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Ich schenkte ihr mein wärmstes therapeutisches Lächeln und winkte zu dem Sofa und den Sesseln im Sprechzimmer hinüber. »Ich bin Dr. Knight. « Das ist mal ein Outfit! Um fair zu sein – es ist spektakulär! Sie hat wirklich ein Händchen fürs Dramatische. Und was ist das für ein wunderbarer Duft – Sandelholz? Sie kam schweigend herein, gab mir den Stoß Vordruckblätter, den sie im Wartezimmer ausgefüllt hatte, und nahm sich den Sessel, der am weitesten von mir entfernt stand. Ich überflog die Einträge und stellte fest, dass sie als Namen »Midnight« angegeben hatte.

Aber wenn ich mich wirklich auf Möchtegernvampire spezialisieren wollte, dann würde ich mich an den nächtlichen Stundenplan wohl gewöhnen müssen. Sie ging, und ich kehrte in mein Sprechzimmer zurück. An diesem Nachmittag und frühen Abend kamen noch mehrere Patienten, und ich hatte nach dem letzten von ihnen gerade die Schuhe ausgezogen, als ich hörte, wie draußen die Tür zum Wartezimmer geöffnet wurde. Ich warf einen schnellen Blick in den Terminkalender, um mich zu vergewissern, dass ich niemanden vergessen hatte, und nachdem das geklärt war, zog ich meine Schuhe wieder an und öffnete die Sprechzimmertür.

Konzentrier dich! Ich räusperte mich. »Ja, Midnight hat erwähnt, dass Sie vielleicht anrufen und einen Termin ausmachen würden. « Ich holte tief Atem und versuchte, professionell zu bleiben. In Wirklichkeit war ich so nervös, dass mein Solarplexus sich verkrampfte, meine Hände feucht und meine Knie weich wurden. Ich hatte mich immer vor engen Räumen gefürchtet, und etwas an dieser Situation vermittelte mir genau dieses fürchterliche Gefühl des Eingesperrtseins. Er hatte nichts getan, das mir hätte Angst machen müssen, aber ich fühlte mich, als wartete mein ganzer Körper auf das erste Gefahrensignal.

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