Paternity and inheritance of wealth

Nature Vol/Iss. 291 Published In Pages: 652-654
By Hartung, John


This article examines the relationship between inheritance and paternity certainty. Results indicate an "association between relatively frequent female extramarital sex and a cultural norm that allows men to designate heirs whose relatedness is relatively unaffected by low probability of paternity."

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