sexual seletcion

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  • Sexual selection
    • Intra sexual selection- (Mate competition)- members of one sex compete with each other for access to members of the other sex.
      • intersexual selection (mate choice)- the preferences of one sex, determine the areas in which the other sex must compete
    • short term mating preferences-  men evolved a greater desire for casual sex and would ideally seek sex earlier In a relationship
      • long term mating preferences- poor mating choices can be disastrous for both sexes since women have a biological investment in their children.
    • A02- logic of sexual selection; being choosy pays off. mate choice and the menstrual cycle. male preferences for younger women.
      • the importance of fertility- lap dancers. short term mating strategies- uni campus
        • Gender bias- short term mating for women could have benefits/


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