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Which 4 psychologists support the Sexual Selection Theory?
Miller et al, Roberts et al, Hastleton et al and Clark & Hatfield
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Who did Miller et al compare?
Lap dancers who were either taking the contraceptive pill or who weren't
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What happened during their non-fertile periods?
They both earned similar tips
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What happened when non-pill dancers entered oestrus?
They earned more tips
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What did Roberts et al find about women's scent during oestrus?
It becomes more attractive
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What did Hastleton et al find about how women dress during oestrus?
They dress more attractively
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How did Clark & Hatfield support short term mating preferences?
75% of men agreed to casual sex with a stranger, compared to 0% of women
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Which 2 psychologists support the Parental Investment Theory?
Buss et al and Geher et al
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In Buss et al's study, when were men more distressed?
When asked to imagine sexual infidelity
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When were women more distressed?
When asked to imagine emotional infidelity
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What did Geher et al find no difference between?
Perceptions of men and women in perceived readiness for parenting
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When did men show higher arousal?
When viewing parenting scenarios
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Which 2 psychologists go against the theory?
Harris and Anderson et al
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What did Harris find gender differences to be a product of?
Social leaning
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What did Anderson et al research?
Willingness of men to pay for child's college education
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When were most men most willing to pay for their own children?
When they were still living with the child's mother
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What didn't they discriminate financially between?
A child born to a current partner from a previous relationship and their own child from a previous relationship
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