Extending parasite-stress theory to variation in human mate preferences

@article{DeBruine2012ExtendingPT,
  title={Extending parasite-stress theory to variation in human mate preferences},
  author={Lisa Marie DeBruine and Anthony C. Little and Benedict C. Jones},
  journal={Behavioral and Brain Sciences},
  year={2012},
  volume={35},
  pages={86 - 87}
}
Abstract In this commentary we suggest that Fincher & Thornhill's (F&T's) parasite-stress theory of social behaviors and attitudes can be extended to mating behaviors and preferences. We discuss evidence from prior correlational and experimental studies that support this claim. We also reanalyze data from two of those studies using F&T's new parasite stress measures. 
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