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328 Chris Stanton BIONB 221 Section Th 10:10 November 1, 2007 Written Participation 10 “Evolution has resulted in large differences between the human sexes in almost every aspect of mate-choice behavior.” The differences observed in human mate-choice behavior today in the world can be linked back to evolutionary differences between the sexual strategies between men and women. Men and women possess different desires when choosing mates, especially between short and long term mates, which results in tremendous disparities in the ways women and men think about mate choice. The main difference between the sexual strategies of men and women is that short term mating is more important to men than it is to women. Men can effectively reduce the amount of investment they place in children to a minimum (supplying sperm) and still produce offspring, whereas the minimum investment for women consists of at least nine months of pregnancy. This basal difference in investment introduces many other differences between men and women
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