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Father absence and age at menarche
  • S. Hoier
  • Medicine
  • Human nature
  • 1 September 2003
Life history data, attractiveness ratings of male photographs, and attitudes towards partnership and child-rearing of 321 women were used to test four evolutionary models (quantitative reproductiveExpand
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When we hurt the ones we love: Predicting violence against women from men's mate retention
Mate retention behaviors are designed to solve several adaptive problems such as deterring a partners infidelity and preventing defection from the mating relationship. Although many mate retentionExpand
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Female coital orgasm and male attractiveness
Female coital orgasm may be an adaptation for preferentially retaining the sperm of males with “good genes.” One indicator of good genes may be physical attractiveness. Accordingly, R. Thornhill, S.Expand
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Relationship-Specific Closeness of Intergenerational Family Ties
Cross-generational cultural transmission is facilitated by affectional ties between cultural model and recipient. A theory of cultural transmission must therefore account for how and why affectionalExpand
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Psychological adaptation to human sperm competition
Abstract Sperm competition occurs when the sperm of two or more males simultaneously occupy the reproductive tract of a female and compete to fertilize an egg. We used a questionnaire to investigateExpand
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Mate retention, semen displacement, and human sperm competition: a preliminary investigation of tactics to prevent and correct female infidelity
Sperm competition is the competition between the sperm of two or more males to fertilize a females egg(s). We examined how men under a high recurrent risk of sperm competition might attempt toExpand
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Diskriminative Fürsorglichkeit von Tanten und Onkeln
Zusammenfassung: 398 Studierende beurteilten, wie sehr die jeweiligen Tanten und Onkel um das Wohlergehen der befragten Person besorgt sind, und ob ihnen mehr Fursorglichkeit vom matrilateralen oderExpand
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Capacity loss and faradaic efficiency of lithium thionyl chloride cells
The efficiency of converting chemical energy into electrical energy has been studied for the case of D-size, low and medium rate lithium-thionyl chloride (Li/TC) cells, under DC and various pulsedExpand