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Trivers 1972 thought it was based on parental investment and sexual selection. So what did Symans (1979) and Williams (1975) think?
predictions based on reproductive value and fertility.
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Buss aimed to investigate if evolutionary explanations for sex differences in human mate perferences are found in cultures with differences. TRUE or FALSE?
True
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Buss analysed responses from _ samples from _ countries. Creating a total of _ Ps.
37, 35 and 10047
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What was the mean age of the overall sample?
23.05 years
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Buss used two instruments to assess respondents' views on mating preferences. Such as?
Rating and Ranking
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What was the precentage that females valued good financial prospects in a mate more highly than males did?
97%
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In all 37 samples males rated good looks in their mate more than females did and also preferred mates who were older. TRUE or FALSE
False
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in 23 (62%) of the samples, males perferredchastity in their mates, whereas there was no significance in the remaining 14 samples. TRUE or FALSE
True
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What did Buss conclude?
That his findings support evoluntionary explanations.
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Who found very close agreement across cultural groups when rating female physical attractiveness.
Cunningham et al.
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Waynforth and Dunbar's (1995) research supports Buss's.
Develop
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Buss aimed to investigate if evolutionary explanations for sex differences in human mate perferences are found in cultures with differences. TRUE or FALSE?

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