Individual differences in sociosexuality: evidence for convergent and discriminant validity.
Individual differences in willingness to engage in uncommitted sexual relations were investigated in 6 studies and it was demonstrated that the SOI correlates negligibly with measures of sexual satisfaction, anxiety, and guilt.
The evolution of human sexuality.
The evolution of human mating: Trade-offs and strategic pluralism
During human evolutionary history, there were “trade-offs” between expending time and energy on child-rearing and mating, so both men and women evolved conditional mating strategies guided by cues…
On the nature of self-monitoring: matters of assessment, matters of validity.
An examination of reanalyses of studies of self-monitoring, analyses of the internal structure of the Self-Monitoring Scale, and further relevant data suggest that the measure does tap a meaningful and interpretable causal variable with pervasive influences on social behavior, a variable reflected as a general self- monitoring factor.
Self-monitoring: appraisal and reappraisal.
A quantitative method is proposed to examine the self-monitoring literature and thereby address major issues of the controversy and reveals that a wide range of external criteria tap a dimension directly measured by the Self-Monitoring Scale.
Life History Theory and Evolutionary Psychology
In this chapter we present an overview of life history theory and review its main psychological applications. We first discuss basic trade-offs in life history allocations and introduce the concept…
Conditional expression of women's desires and men's mate guarding across the ovulatory cycle
Facial sexual dimorphism, developmental stability, and susceptibility to disease in men and women
"To Carve Nature at Its Joints": On the Existence of Discrete Classes in Personality
In principle, units of personality may be of two varieties: dimensional variables, which involve continuously distributed differences in degree, and class variables, which involve discretely…