Human status criteria: Sex differences and similarities across 14 nations.

@article{Buss2020HumanSC,
  title={Human status criteria: Sex differences and similarities across 14 nations.},
  author={David M. Buss and Patrick K. Durkee and Todd K. Shackelford and Brian F. Bowdle and David P Schmitt and Gary L. Brase and Jae Chun Choe and Irina Trofimova},
  journal={Journal of personality and social psychology},
  year={2020}
}
Social status is a central and universal feature of our highly social species. Reproductively relevant resources, including food, territory, mating opportunities, powerful coalitional alliances, and group-provided health care, flow to those high in status and trickle only slowly to those low in status. Despite its importance and centrality to human social group living, the scientific understanding of status contains a large gap in knowledge-the precise criteria by which individuals are accorded… 

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