Sexual Strategies Across Sexual Orientations

  title={Sexual Strategies Across Sexual Orientations},
  author={David P Schmitt},
  journal={Journal of Psychology \& Human Sexuality},
  pages={183 - 214}
  • D. Schmitt
  • Published 1 January 2007
  • Psychology
  • Journal of Psychology & Human Sexuality
Abstract The psychological intersection of biological sex, personality, and sexual orientation represents a unique prospect for investigating the evolution of human mating strategies. Evolved sex differences in human psychology may encounter different mating environments within homosexual and heterosexual contexts. The personality traits of homosexuals, if different from heterosexuals, may influence human mating dynamics in revealing ways. In the current study, 5,310 men (5,083 heterosexuals… 

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