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What did Clarke and Hatfield fine in 1989?

75% of men, but 0% of women had sex with a stranger when approached.

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What did Clarke do in 1990?

Repeated the Clarke and Hatfield study, removing the problem of stranger danger, and found the same results. 75% of men would have sex with the stranger, 0% of women.

3

What did Buss and Schmidt find?

Ideal lifetime partners: women 4/5, men 18.

4

What did Dunbar and Waynforth find in 1995? What made it special?

Men indicated wealth 1.7x more than women in lonely hearts ads. Women asked for wealth 4.5x more. It was a content analysis.

5

What did Buss find in 1989? Why was it special?

Men cited youth and good looks as the most important factor when selecting a sexual partner. Women cited financial prospects and emotional security. It was cross-cultural.

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What did Singh find in 1993? What makes his findings relevant?

Following analysis of playboy centrefolds and miss-America pageant winners, he found a waist hip ratio of 0.7 was desirable.
A WHR of 0.7 distinguished pre-pubescent girls from women able to have children.

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What did Karremans find in 2010? IDA related.

0.7 WHR was most preferred by men, even blind.

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What did Strassberg and Holty find in 2003?

After placing ads in a lonely hearts page, they found the most popular advert for a woman cited financial independence. It was 50% more successful than one citing looks.

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75% of men, but 0% of women had sex with a stranger when approached.

Clarke and Hatfield, 1989.

10

Repeated a previous study, removing the problem of stranger danger, and found the same results. 75% of men would have sex with the stranger, 0% of women.

Clarke, 1990.

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Ideal lifetime partners: women 4/5, men 18.

Buss and Schmidt.

12

Men indicated wealth 1.7x more than women in lonely hearts ads. Women asked for wealth 4.5x more. It was a content analysis.

Dunbar and Waynforth, 1995.

13

Men cited youth and good looks as the most important factor when selecting a sexual partner. Women cited financial prospects and emotional security. It was cross-cultural.

Buss, 1989.

14

Following analysis of playboy centrefolds and miss-America pageant winners, he found a waist hip ratio of 0.7 was desirable.
A WHR of 0.7 distinguished pre-pubescent girls from women able to have children.

Singh, 1993.

15

0.7 WHR was most preferred by men, even blind.

Karremans, 2010.

16

After placing ads in a lonely hearts page, they found the most popular advert for a woman cited financial independence. It was 50% more successful than one citing looks.

Strassberg and Holty, 2003.

17

What did Geary find in 1998? What made it special.

Fathers spend less time interacting with their children than mothers in all societies studied.

18

What did Euler and Weitzel find in 1996?

Maternal grandmothers invested the most out of all grandparents. Paternal grandfather invested the least.

19

What did Anderson find?

Fathers did not discriminate between their own child and a step child in providing money for university.

20

Fathers spend less time interacting with their children than mothers in all societies studied.

Geary, 1998.

21

Maternal grandmothers invested the most out of all grandparents. Paternal grandfather invested the least.

Euler and Weitzel, 1996.

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Fathers did not discriminate between their own child and a step child in providing money for university.

Anderson.