Sex Differences in Parental Investment

1. Which study found that men were more negatively affected by sexual infidelity and women were more affected by emotional infidelity as shown by physiological tests and self reports?

  • Anderson (1999)
  • Buss et al.
  • Willerman
  • Anderson (2007)
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2. Which study found that men who are unsure of their parental uncertainty will spend less time with these children?

  • Anderson (2007)
  • Anderson (1999)
  • Bellis et al.

3. What did Werner and Lotem find?

  • Male Cichild fish will choose the largest female as they are more likely to produce the largest eggs
  • Male Orb-weaving spiders are more likely to choose larger females when competition is high
  • Men who don't have full parental uncertainty will spend less time with offpsring
  • Men don't discriminate in the way they treat their biological children and step children

4. 2 Criticisms of Triver's parental investment Model

  • Reductionistic to reduce complex subject of sex differences in parental investments and Men can still be choosy in the choice they make in whom they have a child with
  • Men can still be choosy in the choice they make in whom they have a child with and also its deterministic to suggest all relationship choices are based upon parental investments as many individuals are purposely childless
  • Cause and Effect of parental investment and choosiness of sex cannot be established and Reductionistic to reduce complex subject of sex differences in parental investments

5. What did Anderson (1999) find?

  • Men don't discriminate in the way they treat their own biological children and their partner's children from a previous relationship
  • Men who are unsure of their parental uncertainty will spend less time with these offspring?
  • Male cichild fish prefer largest females as they can produce more eggs
  • Men are more negatively affected by sexual infidelity as shown by physiological tests and self-reports

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