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  1. Male characters will be significantly more likely to use physical attractiveness as a criterion for mate choice than females (107).Gottschall, Jonathan - Sex differences in mate choice criteria are reflected in folktales from arou..., 2004 - 2 Variables

    This article expands on Buss's (1989) study of the differences in male and female mate preferences in Western folktale characters by adding non-Western data. The new results show support for Buss's original findings.

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  2. Both male and female characters will prioritize kindess as a criterion for mate preference (108).Gottschall, Jonathan - Sex differences in mate choice criteria are reflected in folktales from arou..., 2004 - 2 Variables

    This article expands on Buss's (1989) study of the differences in male and female mate preferences in Western folktale characters by adding non-Western data. The new results show support for Buss's original findings.

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  3. Female characters will place more emphasis on wealth and/or social status as a criterion for mate choice than men (107).Gottschall, Jonathan - Sex differences in mate choice criteria are reflected in folktales from arou..., 2004 - 2 Variables

    This article expands on Buss's (1989) study of the differences in male and female mate preferences in Western folktale characters by adding non-Western data. The new results show support for Buss's original findings.

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  4. Male protagonists are likely to be more active, courageous, and physically heroic than female protagonists (372).Gottschall, Jonathan - Patterns of charaterization in folktales across geographical regions and lev..., 2003 - 2 Variables

    This article takes an evolutionary approach to understanding the patterns of characterization in folktales cross-culturally. Results indicate that literature shares several common themes cross-culturally, including mate selection and kin directed altruism.

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  5. Both male and female protagonists will be altruistic towards their kin (375).Gottschall, Jonathan - Patterns of charaterization in folktales across geographical regions and lev..., 2003 - 1 Variables

    This article takes an evolutionary approach to understanding the patterns of characterization in folktales cross-culturally. Results indicate that literature shares several common themes cross-culturally, including mate selection and kin directed altruism.

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  6. Ratings of the importance of attractiveness as a criterion of mate choice will be related to pathogen prevalence across cultures (90).Gangestad, Steven W. - Pathogen prevalence and human mate preferences, 1993 - 5 Variables

    This study focuses on the relationship between pathogen prevalence and mate selection. Results show that increased pathogen prevalence is significantly associated with an increased importance in the physical attractiveness of potential mates.

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  7. Environmental unpredictability will be positively associated with capricious aggression in folktales (475)Cohen, Alex - A cross-cultural study of the effects of environmental unpredictability on a..., 1990 - 2 Variables

    Using a psychoanalytic-materialist approach, the author examines the possible effects of environmental unpredictability on the prevalence of unprovoked aggression by characters in folktales.

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  8. Environmental unpredictability is positively associated with the response of submission/flight to acts of capricious aggression in folktales (478)Cohen, Alex - A cross-cultural study of the effects of environmental unpredictability on a..., 1990 - 2 Variables

    Using a psychoanalytic-materialist approach, the author examines the possible effects of environmental unpredictability on the prevalence of unprovoked aggression by characters in folktales.

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  9. Women in societies with higher female status will be less likely to prefer partners with resources and more likely to prefer physically attractive partners than women in societies with lower female status (68).Moore, Fhionna R. - Female status predicts female mate preferences across nonindustrial societies, 2007 - 3 Variables

    The effect of female status on women's mate preference in a sample of nonindustrial societies is examined.

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  10. Parents tend to prefer individuals with traits beneficial to them and their kin (697).Apostolou, Menelaos - Parental choice: what parents want in a son-in-law and a daughter-in-law acr..., 2010 - 2 Variables

    This article examines differences in parental preference of potential in-laws across cultures. Results suggest that parents look for traits that will benefit themselves and their kin and that gender and subsistence type affects the traits that parents deem most important.

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