Make Love Like A Prairie Vole
Six Steps to Passionate, Plentiful and Monogamous SexBook
The prairie vole, a small rodent from the mid-western plains of the USA, has it made. Not only do prairie voles pair off for life but they spend hours grooming and cuddling in their burrows. At their peak, they will make love for two-day marathons! They are great parents too, with the male vole completely involved in caring for his pups. In contrast, their cousins the meadow voles mate indiscriminately and live solitary lives, with the female meadow vole left to bring up her offspring alone. Because neuroscientists are so interested in the radical difference between these two lifestyles, we know more about the brain make-up of prairie voles than any other creature. Thanks to them, we are now beginning to understand the biochemical pathways of love shared by all species of animals, including ourselves, and the key to a more fulfilling sex life.
Publisher: London : Bloomsbury, 2012.
Branch Call Number: 306.7 MAR