The Path to Commitment outline for BB

The Path to Commitment outline for BB - The Path to...

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The Path to Commitment: Attraction, Dating, and Partnering
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Interpersonal Attraction The Evolutionary Theory Sexual selection Members of one sex compete among themselves for opportunities to mate One person chooses to mate with a specific person Some are more preferable than others
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The Right Stuff: What Men Want Men are concerned with quantity according to evolutionists Men select women who possess fertility cues Curves = Fertility
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The Right Stuff: What Women Want Sexual selection – women more selective than men Concerned with the quality of children Look for positive genetic traits and characteristics Want men who can provide /protect Attraction based on provider / protector cues
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The Right Stuff: What Women Want Women seek men who are culturally successful Display dominant behaviors Ambition-determination and motivation Industry-hard work, diligence, productivity Good financial prospects-ability for economic gain
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This note was uploaded on 02/17/2011 for the course WOST 301 taught by Professor Bessellieu during the Fall '08 term at South Carolina.

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