Evolutionary theory predicts the existence of relatively stable sex differences in partner preferences with, for example, males being more concerned with traits predicting high fertility and females with traits predicting high resource availability. We tested three predictions using personal advertisements from both traditional newspapers and internet dating services. In accordance with predictions, men offered resources more often than did women, and women requested resources more often than...Expand abstract
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- Citation: Gustavsson, L., Johnsson, J. I. & Uller, T. (2008). 'Mixed support for sexual selection theories of mate preferences in the Swedish population', Evolutionary Psychology, 6(4), 575-585. [Available at http://www.epjournal.net]. You are welcome to read, download, redistribute and archive this article.
Mixed support for sexual selection theories of mate preference in the Swedish population
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