Psychology Relationships Definitions

Sexual Selection
attracting the mate with the greatest fitness to reproduce healthy offspring maximising own chances of being selected as 'fit'
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Human Reproduction Behaviour
this refers to any behaviour which relate to opportunities to reproduce and thereby increase the survival chances of our genes
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Anisogamy
refers to the differences between male and female sex genes
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Inter-sexual Selection (MATE CHOICE)
this refers to the preferences of one sex members of the opposite sex
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**** Son's Hypothesis
a female mates with a male that has a desired trait which the **** trait is then inherited by son. increases chances that females will mate with her offspring , continuing their genes.
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Intra-sexual selection (MATE COMPETITION)
this refers to the competition between the members of the same sex (males) for access to members of the opposite sex (females)
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Dimorphism
the difference between the physical appearance of males and females.
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this refers to any behaviour which relate to opportunities to reproduce and thereby increase the survival chances of our genes

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Human Reproduction Behaviour

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refers to the differences between male and female sex genes

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this refers to the preferences of one sex members of the opposite sex

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a female mates with a male that has a desired trait which the **** trait is then inherited by son. increases chances that females will mate with her offspring , continuing their genes.

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