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Unformatted text preview: CR­CH1 09/06/11 Slide 31: Evaloution Theory ­Gene survival ­Having children is how we pass on her genes ­Women: Have sex with men to reproduce ­Men: Evolutionary psychology is based on Trivers theory of parental investment: “any investment by the parent in an individual offspring that increases the offsping’s chances of surviving (and hence reproducing) at the cost of the parent’s ability to invest in other offspring” (p.139) Slide 33: Men: 1­Access to healthy/fertile females (waist to hip ratio, skin, facial symptoms, smell, eye lid darkening during ovulation) 2­Paternity certainty­ creation of Jealousy 3­ Women: 1­ Resource extraction 2­ Males loyalty or commitment­leads to jealousy in females part 3­ Who will invest? Slide 34: Men­ genetics, show as a provider (fighting) Women­ look good so men know you are healthy­ 16:17 Slide 36: Male mates are rivals in access to female mates Social Allergens: Attitude Survey: ­measured people’s attractiveness ­actually randomly assigned everyone who filled out a survey with each other: low with high; high with low; low with low; high with high ­then asked if you want to go on a 2nd date? ­so low PA with low PA according to matching hypothesis ­they found low PA and high PA and high PA stereotypes: Beauty = Goodness Do 78; 16:17 16:17 ...
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This note was uploaded on 09/19/2011 for the course PSYCHOLOGY 3341 taught by Professor Michelleguthrie during the Fall '11 term at Texas Tech.

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