Evaluation of Research with Reference to alternative evidence- Buss

Buss' research is supported by the alternative evidence of Trivers. Describe her research.
Suggested female have higher parental investment so they are more choosy and will select a man who is wealthy and has more resources to make her genes survive
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How does Trivers' research support Buss?
Supports as Trivers found that females look for resources (financial prospects) and status (ambition) in men
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Which study is stronger, Trivers' or Buss'?
Buss- colected masses of primary data through questionnaires whereas Trivers' work was all theoretical
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Buss' research is supported by the alternativ evidence of Symons (1979). Describe Symons' research
Suggested males should seek younger females in order to conceive a higher number of offspring- higher reproductive value`
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How does Symons' research support Buss?
37 cultures said males preferer younger women.
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Which is stronger, Symons' or Buss'?
Buss- Symons- his work was all theoretical
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Buss' research is challenged by Thornhill (2003) describe Thornhill's study.
Believes facial symmetry is a key characteristics in a mate, suggesting strong genes.
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How does Thornhill's research challenge buss'?
This rejects Buss that men and women seek different characteristics as Thornhill suggests that both are looking for physical attractiveness.
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Which study is stronger, Thronhill's or Buss'
Buss- Thornhill's was not cross-cultural or global.
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