Tag: evolutionary theory

The Surprising News about College Sluts

July 1, 2013
The Surprising News about College Sluts

HUS: Busting the myths about casual sex one study at a time. Yet another study has found that casual sex is linked to anxiety and depression. For both sexes. A new study, Risky Business: Is There an Association between Casual Sex and Mental Health among Emerging Adults?, asked 3,900 college students from 30 colleges across the U.S. whether […]

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The Most Attractive Women Have the Least Casual Sex

February 12, 2013
The Most Attractive Women Have the Least Casual Sex

What I’ve always suspected now has some solid evidence behind it: Less attractive women seek casual sex as a compromise, and more attractive women avoid it.  The University of Notre Dame has issued a press release highlighting the research of sociologist Elizabeth McClintock (H/T: Stuart Schneiderman): Handsome Wants as Handsome Does: Physical Attractiveness and Gender Differences […]

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Is Sexual Selection Theory Up For Grabs?

July 9, 2012
Is Sexual Selection Theory Up For Grabs?

The most important study investigating sexual selection theory has been painstakingly recreated and found to be completely invalid. From Science Daily: A classic study from more than 60 years ago suggesting that males are more promiscuous and females more choosy in selecting mates may, in fact, be wrong, say life scientists who are the first […]

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