Evolutionary explanation to gender

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  • Created on: 17-05-16 10:09

1. Why are the females domestic gathers?

  • They are too fragile and aren't strong enough to hunt.
  • Spend most of their life pregnant or producing milk, so if they hunted it would reduce reproduction.
  • They wouldn't have time to hunt.
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2. Why do males look for certain things in females?

  • So the can mate to show dominance in front of other males
  • So they can mate with as many as they can to increase reproductive success
  • So they can have sex with as many females and be called a lad

3. Which side of the nature/nurture debate is the theory on?

  • Nurture as it is environment and experience can influence human behaviour
  • Nature as it is feelings and innate behaviours
  • Neither, it is a balance

4. Females look for.....

  • ... Males with resources
  • ... Males with cars
  • ... Males with money

5. Who carried out a cross cultural study?

  • Buss
  • Gaerhart
  • Woody and Eagly


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