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How valid are assessments of conception probability in ovulatory cycle research? Evaluations, recommendations, and theoretical implications
Abstract Over the past two decades, a large literature examining psychological changes across women's ovulatory cycles has accumulated, emphasizing comparisons between fertile and non-fertile phasesExpand
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Mating markets and bargaining hands: Mate preferences for attractiveness and resources in two national U.S. studies
Abstract According to a “mating market” approach, people with desirable traits have a stronger “bargaining hand” and can be more selective when choosing partners. We examined how heterosexual mateExpand
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Condition-dependent calibration of men’s uncommitted mating orientation: evidence from multiple samples
Abstract Physical strength and physical attractiveness are both hypothesized as indicators of overall phenotypic condition in humans. Strategic Pluralism Theory (Gangestad & Simpson, 2000) predictsExpand
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Do women expose themselves to more health-related risks in certain phases of the menstrual cycle? A meta-analytic review
Researchers have increasingly examined the menstrual cycle as a potential source of day-to-day variation in women's cognitions, motivations, and behavior. Within this literature, several lines ofExpand