Humans show mate copying after observing real mate choices ☆

@inproceedings{Placea2010HumansSM,
  title={Humans show mate copying after observing real mate choices ☆},
  author={Skyler S. Placea and Peter M. Todda and Lars Penkeb and Jens B. Asendorpf},
  year={2010}
}
When searching for a mate, one must gather information to determine the mate value of potential partners. By focusing on individuals who have been previously chosen by others, one's selection of mates can be influenced by another's successful search—a phenomenon known as mate copying. We show mate copying in humans with a novel methodology that closely… CONTINUE READING

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