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
Both male and female characters will prioritize kindess as a criterion for mate preference (108).
However, in 6 out of the 10 comparisons female characters emphasized kindness significantly more than males.
|Z Scores||Partially supported||UNKNOWN||UNKNOWN||UNKNOWN|
|Variable Name||Variable Type||OCM Term(s)|
|Gender Of Character||Independent||Literary Texts, Texts Translated Into English|
|Kindness As Criterion For Mate Choice||Dependent||Basis Of Marriage|