Sex differences in mate choice criteria are reflected in folktales from around the world and in historical european literature
Evolution and Human Behavior • Vol/Iss. 25 • Published In • Pages: 102-112 •
By Gottschall, Jonathan, Martin, Johanna, Quish, Hadley, Rea, Jon
Female characters will place more emphasis on wealth and/or social status as a criterion for mate choice than men (107).
Results were significant in all samples except the South American, circum-Mediterranean, and African samples.
|Variable Name||Variable Type||OCM Term(s)|
|Gender Of Character||Independent||Literary Texts, Texts Translated Into English|
|Wealth/status As Criterion For Mate Choice||Dependent||Basis Of Marriage|