Red titi monkeys, a species of monogamous primate. Photo by Jonny Henderson via Creative Commons
Red titi monkeys, a species of monogamous primate. Photo by Jonny Henderson via Creative Commons

Monogamy On the Brain: My New “Matter” Column for the New York Times

On Monday I reported in the New York Times on new research into the evolution of monogamy in mammals. For this week’s “Matter” column, I follow up with some thoughts on our somewhat monogamous species, and how a shift in mating patterns may have driven the evolution of our giant brains. Check it out.