The Mating Game Isn't Over: A Reply to Buller's Critique of the Evolutionary Psychology of Mating

@inproceedings{Delton2006TheMG,
  title={The Mating Game Isn't Over: A Reply to Buller's Critique of the Evolutionary Psychology of Mating},
  author={Andrew W. Delton and Theresa E Robertson and Douglas T. Kenrick},
  year={2006}
}
Eager undergraduates who are just learning about critical thinking will often raise their hand in class and say something like: " Wait, it can't be true that men prefer young women! The frat guys I know all date 20-year-old sorority sisters, but my widower grandfather dates a 45-year-old kindergarten teacher! " They fail to understand the ceteris paribus qualification that goes with all research—that is, that all else is held equal. In Adapting Minds, philosopher David Buller makes just such a… CONTINUE READING
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