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What’s in a kiss? The effect of romantic kissing on mate desirability

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Past research suggests that various courtship rituals, such as romantic kissing, may convey useful mate quality information. Two studies were carried out to examine how purported romantic kissing abilities, as a potential cue to some form of mate information, affect appraisals of potential mating partners. In Experiment 1, 724 participants were presented with vignette descriptions of potential mating partners and were asked to rate partner desirability for various mating-related situations. T...

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University of Oxford
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MSD
Department:
Experimental Psychology
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University of Oxford
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MSD
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Experimental Psychology
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Wlodarski, R
Journal:
Evolutionary Psychology Journal website
Volume:
12
Issue:
1
Pages:
178-199
Publication date:
2014-03-19
EISSN:
1474-7049
ISSN:
1474-7049
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458332
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English
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2014-04-07

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