Women ' s sexual strategies : the hidden dimension of extra-pair mating

  title={Women ' s sexual strategies : the hidden dimension of extra-pair mating},
  author={Heidi Greiling and David Michael Buss}
Most evolutionary theories of human mating have focused on the adaptive bene®ts of short-term mating for men. Men cannot pursue a strategy of short-term mating, however, without willing women. Existing empirical evidence suggests that some women engage in short-term mating some of the time and probably have done so recurrently over human evolutionary history. The current studies tested hypotheses about the potential bene®ts women might derive from engaging in one type of short-term mating… CONTINUE READING

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