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Jealousy and the nature of beliefs about infidelity: Tests of competing hypotheses about sex differences in the United States, Korea, and Japan
The different adaptive problems faced by men and women over evolutionary history led evolutionary psychologists to hypothesize and discover sex differences in jealousy as a function of infidelityExpand
The Attractive Female Body Weight and Female Body Dissatisfaction in 26 Countries Across 10 World Regions: Results of the International Body Project I
Results indicated there were significant cross-regional differences in the ideal female figure and body dissatisfaction, but effect sizes were small across high-socioeconomic-status (SES) sites. Expand
Universal sex differences in the desire for sexual variety: tests from 52 nations, 6 continents, and 13 islands.
Findings from a cross-cultural survey of 16,288 people across 10 major world regions demonstrate that sex differences in the desire for sexual variety are culturally universal throughout these world regions. Expand
Personality and mate preferences: five factors in mate selection and marital satisfaction.
The personality characteristics of one's partner significantly predicted marital and sexual dissatisfaction, most notably when the partner was lower on Agreeableness, Emotional Stability, and Intellect-Openness than desired. Expand
From vigilance to violence: mate retention tactics in married couples.
Key hypothesized findings include the following: Men's, but not women's, mate retention positively covaried with partner's youth and physical attractiveness, and women's but not men's, mates retention positively correlated with partner''s income and status striving. Expand
Susceptibility to Infidelity in the First Year of Marriage
Abstract Infidelity is a major cause of divorce and spousal battering. Little is known, however, about which individuals are susceptible to infidelity, or about the relationship contexts that promoteExpand
A Half Century of Mate Preferences: The Cultural Evolution of Values
The qualities people believe are important in selecting a marriage partner afford one domain for assessing human values. We examined the cultural evolution of these values over more than half aExpand
Patterns and Universals of Adult Romantic Attachment Across 62 Cultural Regions
As part of the International Sexuality Description Project, a total of 17,804 participants from 62 cultural regions completedthe RelationshipQuestionnaire(RQ), a self-reportmeasure of adultExpand
Human aggression in evolutionary psychological perspective.
An evolutionary psychological account of human aggression is proposed and several of the contexts in which humans confront these adaptive problems are outlined and the evolutionary logic of why men are cross-culturally more violently aggressive than women in particular contexts is outlined. Expand
Adaptations, exaptations, and spandrels.
The authors outline the conceptual and evidentiary standards that apply to adaptations, exaptations, and spandrels and discuss the relative utility of these concepts for psychological science. Expand