Buss- Findings and conclusions

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How many cultures did female value 'good financial prospects'?
36/37
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What was the exception?
Spain
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What did all 37 cultures males rate more highly than women?
Good looks
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In all 37 cultures what did men and women prefer?
the male to be the older partner
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What was the mean actual age for men?
28.2
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What is the mean actual age for women?
25.3
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what was there some evidence to support?
That men prefered 'chasity' but not universal, 23/37
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What cultures were examples?
China and Ireland
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How many cultures did women value ambition?
34/37
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With exception of which culture?
Zulu
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What non-critical characteristic were rated highly?
Kindness and understand
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What was Buss' first conclusion?
sex differences involving mate preference for earning potential, relative youth and physical attractiveness
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What is there evidence for?
evolutionary explanations of human behaviour
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What would males and females look for?
different things in a mate
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What do mate preferences relate to?
Reproductive capacities of the different genders to ensure their genes survive
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