Sex and Age Differences in Mate-Selection Preferences

  title={Sex and Age Differences in Mate-Selection Preferences},
  author={Sascha Schwarz and Manfred Hassebrauck},
  journal={Human Nature},
For nearly 70 years, studies have shown large sex differences in human mate selection preferences. However, most of the studies were restricted to a limited set of mate selection criteria and to college students, and neglecting relationship status. In this study, 21,245 heterosexual participants between 18 and 65 years of age (mean age 41) who at the time were not involved in a close relationship rated the importance of 82 mate selection criteria adapted from previous studies, reported age… 

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