evolutionary explanations for partner choice

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what is the key explanation for evolved adaptations?
that attractive traits are reliable indicators to succession of reproduction.
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outline Singh (1993) findings
waist to hip ratio was related to attractiveness as it was argued to be a reliable indicator of a woman's ability to reproduce.
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what is natural selection?
the process where characteristics that make it more likely that the individual will reproduce and pass on their genes, become more prevalent in a population.
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what are the 2 types of sexual selection?
intra-sexual and inter-sexual.
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what is intra-sexual selection?
males compete and the winner is rewa
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outline Singh (1993) findings

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waist to hip ratio was related to attractiveness as it was argued to be a reliable indicator of a woman's ability to reproduce.

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what is natural selection?

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what are the 2 types of sexual selection?

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