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Mixed support for sexual selection theories of mate preference in the Swedish population

Abstract:

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...

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Peer reviewed
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Institution:
"University of Gothenburg, Sweden"
Department:
Department of Zoology
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Institution:
"University of Gothenburg, Sweden"
Department:
Department of Zoology
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Mathematical,Physical & Life Sciences Division - Zoology
Journal:
Evolutionary Psychology Journal website
Volume:
6
Issue:
4
Pages:
575-585
Publication date:
2008
ISSN:
1474-7049
URN:
uuid:9c4e51d8-5e88-4a22-9b76-f48577eb3c35
Local pid:
ora:2925

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