Mate retention, semen displacement, and human sperm competition: a preliminary investigation of tactics to prevent and correct female infidelity

@article{Goetz2005MateRS,
  title={Mate retention, semen displacement, and human sperm competition: a preliminary investigation of tactics to prevent and correct female infidelity},
  author={Aaron T Goetz and T. Shackelford and Viviana A. Weekes-Shackelford and H. A. Euler and S. Hoier and D. Schmitt and C. W. LaMunyon},
  journal={Personality and Individual Differences},
  year={2005},
  volume={38},
  pages={749-763}
}
  • Aaron T Goetz, T. Shackelford, +4 authors C. W. LaMunyon
  • Published 2005
  • Psychology
  • Personality and Individual Differences
  • Sperm competition is the competition between the sperm of two or more males to fertilize a females egg(s). We examined how men under a high recurrent risk of sperm competition might attempt to prevent and correct their partners sexual infidelity. Three hundred and five males drawn from universities and surrounding communities rated their partners physical attractiveness and personality characteristics (to assess their recurrent risk of sperm competition), and reported their use of tactics… CONTINUE READING
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