The political psychology of reproductive strategies.

@article{Pratto2000ThePP,
  title={The political psychology of reproductive strategies.},
  author={Felicia Pratto and Paul Hegarty},
  journal={Psychological science},
  year={2000},
  volume={11 1},
  pages={57-62}
}
We argue that several reproductive strategies that parental investment theory suggests are adaptive for men and for women are in fact most adaptive for individuals able and willing to use power in dominance relationships. We tested whether people's support for social dominance mediates their willingness to use these reproductive strategies. We hypothesized that the strategies of multiple simultaneous mating, resistance to caring for children as one's own, and sexual jealousy will be appealing… CONTINUE READING
Recent Discussions
This paper has been referenced on Twitter 1 time over the past 90 days. VIEW TWEETS

From This Paper

Topics from this paper.
11 Citations
0 References
Similar Papers

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 11 extracted citations

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…