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Standardized protocols for characterizing women's fertility: A data-driven approach
Experts are divided on whether women's cognition and behavior differs between fertile and non-fertile phases of the menstrual cycle. One of the biggest criticisms of this literature concerns the useExpand
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Aggression in Women: Behavior, Brain and Hormones
We review the literature on aggression in women with an emphasis on laboratory experimentation and hormonal and brain mechanisms. Women tend to engage in more indirect forms of aggression (e.g.,Expand
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High estradiol and low progesterone are associated with high assertiveness in women
Sexual selection theory posits that women are more selective than men are when choosing a mate. This evolutionary theory suggests that "choosiness" increases during the fertile window because theExpand
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The role of mating context and fecundability in women’s preferences for men’s facial masculinity and beardedness
The ovulatory shift hypothesis proposes that women's preferences for masculine physical and behavioral traits are greater at the peri-ovulatory period than at other points of the menstrual cycle.Expand
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Income inequality not gender inequality positively covaries with female sexualization on social media
Significance Female sexualization is increasing, and scholars are divided on whether this trend reflects a form of gendered oppression or an expression of female competitiveness. Here, we proxy localExpand
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No compelling positive association between ovarian hormones and wearing red clothing when using multinomial analyses
Several studies report that wearing red clothing enhances women's attractiveness and signals sexual proceptivity to men. The associated hypothesis that women will choose to wear red clothing whenExpand
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Perceptions of low agency and high sexual openness mediate the relationship between sexualization and sexual aggression.
Researchers have become increasingly interested in the saturation of popular Western culture by female hypersexualization. We provide data showing that men have more sexually aggressive intentionsExpand
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Skin-transmitted pathogens and the heebie jeebies: evidence for a subclass of disgust stimuli that evoke a qualitatively unique emotional response
ABSTRACT Skin-transmitted pathogens have threatened humans since ancient times. We investigated whether skin-transmitted pathogens were a subclass of disgust stimuli that evoked an emotional responseExpand
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Why do people play violent video games? Demographic, status-related, and mating-related correlates in men and women
The numerous negative and positive consequences of playing violent video games are well-documented. Specifically, violent games improve many aspects of cognition and attention but can also increaseExpand
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Heightened male aggression toward sexualized women following romantic rejection: The mediating role of sex goal activation
Research from a variety of disciplines suggests a positive relationship between Western cultural sexualization and women's likelihood of suffering harm. In the current experiment, 157 young men wereExpand
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