Conditional expression of women's desires and men's mate guarding across the ovulatory cycle

  title={Conditional expression of women's desires and men's mate guarding across the ovulatory cycle},
  author={M. Haselton and S. Gangestad},
  journal={Hormones and Behavior},
  • M. Haselton, S. Gangestad
  • Published 2006
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Hormones and Behavior
  • Thirty-eight normally cycling women provided daily reports of sexual interests and feelings for 35 days. Near ovulation, both pair-bonded and single women reported feeling more physically attractive and having greater interest in attending social gatherings where they might meet men. Pair-bonded women who were near ovulation reported greater extra-pair flirtation and greater mate guarding by their primary partner. As predicted, however, these effects were exhibited primarily by women who… CONTINUE READING
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