Toward an evolutionary history of female sociosexual variation.

@article{Gangestad1990TowardAE,
  title={Toward an evolutionary history of female sociosexual variation.},
  author={Steven W. Gangestad and Jeffry A Simpson},
  journal={Journal of personality},
  year={1990},
  volume={58 1},
  pages={69-96}
}
Considerable progress has been made in behavioral genetics toward providing theoretical accounts of individual differences. One theoretical ask, however, has been largely neglected—that of constructing evolutionary accounts of behaviorally relevant genetic variance. We attempt to address this ask with respect to the genetic variance underlying sociosexuality, that is, the differences in the implicit prerequisites (in terms of time, attachment, commitment, etc.) to entering a sexual relationship… CONTINUE READING
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