Tag: David Buss

Death to the Dual Mating Strategy Theory

March 13, 2015
Death to the Dual Mating Strategy Theory

“The majority of women, perhaps 88 – 90%, in fact obtain genes, investment, parenting, and partnership from the same man.” David Buss David Buss, the Godfather of Evolutionary Psychology, has long supported the hypothesis that women pursue mating strategies that give them the best possible combination of good genes and good parenting. This could include finding […]

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Some Men Just Can’t Keep Their Monogamy Genes On

May 9, 2013
Some Men Just Can’t Keep Their Monogamy Genes On

There is now excellent data available via brain imaging demonstrating that some people appear wired for monogamy, while others are not. Cindy Meston and David Buss, both of the University of Texas – Austin, brought men into the lab for MRIs and watched their brain activity while the men looked at three sets of pictures. […]

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Witnessing the Painful Fallout of Female Promiscuity

January 22, 2013
Witnessing the Painful Fallout of Female Promiscuity

Last week, new reader Nancy stumbled onto an old post I wrote about one risk of female promiscuity that no one likes to talk about. It led her to share a story that is painful to read, but I offer it here as a public service announcement.  Millennial women, be aware. Feminism did not rid […]

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Why You Should Date an Older Guy

November 26, 2012
Why You Should Date an Older Guy

  Women in college perceive a dearth of relationship-minded men, so those who want to fall in love and have a serious relationship often look to graduation as the time when things will improve as traditional dating reappears. They hope they can leave hookup culture behind with the extra-long twin sheets and grungy shower flip-flops.  […]

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Studies Reveal Players Like Their Women Dumb, Drunk and Easy

May 24, 2012
Studies Reveal Players Like Their Women Dumb, Drunk and Easy

Two new studies reveal fascinating evidence that manwhores are much more attracted to promiscuous women than to less sexually available women. They don’t settle for them, they strongly prefer them. Essentially, men who are oriented toward casual sex deploy “adaptive, exploitative measures against women they perceive as vulnerable.” Study 1:  Sexual exploitability: observable cues and their […]

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