Sociosexuality from Argentina to Zimbabwe: a 48-nation study of sex, culture, and strategies of human mating.

  title={Sociosexuality from Argentina to Zimbabwe: a 48-nation study of sex, culture, and strategies of human mating.},
  author={David P. Schmitt},
  journal={The Behavioral and brain sciences},
  volume={28 2},
  pages={247-75; discussion 275-311}
The Sociosexual Orientation Inventory (SOI; Simpson & Gangestad 1991) is a self-report measure of individual differences in human mating strategies. Low SOI scores signify that a person is sociosexually restricted, or follows a more monogamous mating strategy. High SOI scores indicate that an individual is unrestricted, or has a more promiscuous mating strategy. As part of the International Sexuality Description Project (ISDP), the SOI was translated from English into 25 additional languages… CONTINUE READING
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