AQA A2 Psychology Unit 3 - Relationships - Parental Investment

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What is parental investment?
Investments made by parents to increase chance of survival
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What type of investments to males give?
Less Investment
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What did Simmons look at?
Courtship over parenting, stops Cuckoldry
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Who looked at the sexual arousal of males when shown sexual imagery?
Harris
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What does Geher et al look at when it comes to the anxiety levels of males and females?
Males have higher levels of anxiety
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Why do females invest more?
Eggs more costly, time taken in pregnancy
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What does Buss say that females fear?
Cuckoldry, shows faithfulness
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How does Monogamy help with children ?
Long term relationships = better chance of survival
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Maternal grandparents have more investment why?
Because they know that it's their grandchild
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