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Top of text Top of CT Base of DF An Evolutionary Psychology Perspective on Gift Giving among Young Adults

@inproceedings{Saad2003TopOT,
  title={Top of text Top of CT Base of DF An Evolutionary Psychology Perspective on Gift Giving among Young Adults},
  author={G. Saad and T. Gill},
  year={2003}
}
  • G. Saad, T. Gill
  • Published 2003
  • With evolutionary psychology used as the theoretical framework, two aspects of gift giving among young adults are investigated: (a) sex differences in motives for giving gifts to a romantic partner, and (b) the allocation of gift expenditures among various relations, including romantic partners, close friends, close kin, and distant kin members. As per the evolved sex differences in mating strategies, it is proposed and found that men report tactical motives for giving gifts to their romantic… CONTINUE READING

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