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Unformatted text preview: Lab clothing experiment-People are faster at familiar tasks in the presence of others and slower at novel tasks in the presence of others Subjects type code name into a computer alone, mere presence, or with audience Evolutionary Psychology We prefer things that have been traditionally beneficial and fear things that have been traditionally harmful Sex differences in mate preferences 1. Differential parental investment-reproduction costlier for males than females 2. Detecting fertility or reproductive value-males prefer women with features suggestive of fertility 3. Paternal uncertainty- males may be inclined toward sexual jealousy Who kills whom? Relatives are at less risk...
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This note was uploaded on 10/23/2011 for the course PSYCHOLOGY 2800 taught by Professor Gilovich during the Spring '11 term at Cornell University (Engineering School).
- Spring '11
- Social Psychology