Relationships- Parental Investment

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1. 96 American students approached by a stranger and asked to either go on date, go to apartment or engage in sexual activities. Equal numbers of m&f agree to date, 11x more males go to apartment and 75% of males agree to sex while no females do

  • Buss- Challenge Study
  • Clark and Hatfield- Support Study
  • Buss- Support Study
  • Clark and Hatfield- Challenge Study
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2. Parental Investment is...

  • Strategies males and females use to ensure they pass their genes on and have healthy offspring.
  • Investments made by parents in offspring which increases offsprings chance of surving
  • Parents giving money to offspring

3. Cuckoldry is...

  • Investing in offspring that are not their own
  • The investments a male makes into his offspring
  • The upbringing of your own children
  • Having more than one wife

4. What is a males main concern with his partner when investing in a child?

  • Jealousy
  • Infidelity
  • Finance
  • Attractiveness

5. 91 graduates from NY complete parental investment perception scale and found no difference between m&f however when asked questions on actual parental investment level, m showed high levels of ANS arousal suggesting the feeling of being uncomfortable

  • Geher
  • Clark and Hatfield
  • Buss
  • Durkin


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