Universal sex differences in the desire for sexual variety: tests from 52 nations, 6 continents, and 13 islands.

@article{Schmitt2003UniversalSD,
  title={Universal sex differences in the desire for sexual variety: tests from 52 nations, 6 continents, and 13 islands.},
  author={David P. Schmitt and Lidia Alcalay and J{\"u}ri Allik and Lara Ault and Ivars Austers and Kevin L Bennett and Gabriel Bianchi and Fredric Boholst and Mary Ann Borg Cunen and Johan Braeckman and Edwin G Brainerd and Leo Gerard A Caral and Gabrielle Caron and Maria Martina Casullo and Michael T. Cunningham and Ikuo Daibo and Charlotte J S De Backer and Eros De Souza and R Diaz-loving and Gl{\'a}ucia Diniz and Kevin Durkin and Marcela Echegaray and Ekin Eremsoy and Harald A Euler and Ruth Falzon and Maryanne L. Fisher and Dolores Foley and Douglas P. Fry and Sirpa Fry and M Arif Ghayur and Debra L Golden and Karl Grammer and Liria Grimaldi and Jamin Halberstadt and Dora Herrera and Janine Hertel and Heather Hoffmann and Danica Hooper and Zuzana Hradilekova and Jasna Hudek-Kene-evi and Jas Jaafer and Margarita Jankauskaitė and Heidi Kabangu-Stahel and Igor Kardum and B S Khoury and Hayrran Kwon and Kaia Laidra and Anton-Rupert Laireiter and Dustin Lakerveld and Ada Lampert and Maryanne Lauri and Marguerite Lavall{\'e}e and S Lee and Luk Chung Leung and Kenneth D Locke and Vance Locke and Ivan Luks{\'i}k and Ishmael Magaisa and Dalia Marcinkeviciene and Andr{\'e} Mata and Rui Mata and Barry W McCarthy and Michael Mills and Jo{\~a}o Moreira and S{\'e}rgio Rodrigues Moreira and Miguel Moya and M Munyae and Patricia Noller and Adrian Opre and Alexia Panayiotou and Neboj{\vs}a Petrovi{\'c} and Karolien Poels and M. Popper and Maria Poulimenou and Volodymyr P'yatokha and Michel Raymond and Ulf-Dietrich Reips and Susan E Reneau and Sofia Rivera-Aragon and Wade Clinton Rowatt and Willibald Ruch and Velko S Rus and Marilyn P. Safir and Sonia Salas and Fabio Sambataro and Kenneth N Sandnabba and Marion K Schulmeyer and Astrid Sch{\"u}tz and Tullio Scrimali and Todd K Shackelford and Phillip R. Shaver and Francis J Sichona and Franco Simonetti and Tilahun Sinehsaw and Tom Speelman and Spyros I. Spyrou and H. Canan S{\"u}mer and Nebi S{\"u}mer and Marianna Supekov{\'a} and Tomasz Szlendak and Robin Taylor and Bert Timmermans and William Tooke and Ioannis Tsaousis and F S K Tungaraza and Griet Vandermassen and Tom Vanhoomissen and Frank Van Overwalle and Ine Vanwesenbeeck and Paul L. Vasey and Jo{\~a}o Ver{\'i}ssimo and Martin Voracek and Wendy W N Wan and T. Wang and Peter Eliot Weiss and Andik Wijaya and Liesbeth Woertman and Gahyun Youn and Agata Zupan{\`e}i{\`e}},
  journal={Journal of personality and social psychology},
  year={2003},
  volume={85 1},
  pages={85-104}
}
Evolutionary psychologists have hypothesized that men and women possess both long-term and short-term mating strategies, with men's short-term strategy differentially rooted in the desire for sexual variety. In this article, findings from a cross-cultural survey of 16,288 people across 10 major world regions (including North America, South America, Western Europe, Eastern Europe, Southern Europe, Middle East, Africa, Oceania, South/Southeast Asia, and East Asia) demonstrate that sex differences… CONTINUE READING
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