Mate selection criteria: A pilot study

@inproceedings{Townsend1989MateSC,
  title={Mate selection criteria: A pilot study},
  author={John Marshall Townsend},
  year={1989}
}
Abstract Open-ended questions were used to investigate mate selection criteria among male and female medical students ( n = 40). Striking sex differences emerged in this sample's preferences concerning spouses' relative earning power and occupational status, partners' physical attractiveness, and the marital division of labor. The results supported the hypotheses: Increasing socioeconomic status (SES) of women does not eliminate and may not even reduce traditional sex differences in mate… CONTINUE READING

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