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Are Within-Sex Mating Strategy Phenotypes an Evolutionary Stable Strategy?

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Humans have been found to display considerable variety in their pursuit of mating strategies, varying in their preference for short-term mating encounters versus established long-term relationships. While we know that differences in mating strategy exist between the two sexes (as predicted by parental investment theory), it has recently been shown that each sex may further exhibit two mating phenotypes. Here we explore the possibility that the presence of two phenotypes may be frequency depen...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Experimental Psychology
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Experimental Psychology
Publisher:
The International Society for Human Ethology Publisher's website
Journal:
Human Ethology Bulletin Journal website
Volume:
30
Issue:
1
Pages:
99-108
Publication date:
2015-04-14
URN:
uuid:cf3de529-a16d-4053-b85e-05dd8efd4a87
Source identifiers:
518821
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pubs:518821

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