Researchers have suggested that more attractive women will show stronger preferences for masculine men because such women are better placed to offset …
David Schmitt"Do more attractive women show stronger preferences for male facial masculinity?...women's beliefs about their own attractiveness, rather than their physical condition per se, underpins attractiveness-contingent masculinity preferences"
In Western culture, romantic love is commonly a basis for marriage. Although it is associated with relationship satisfaction, stability, and individual well-being, many couples experience declines in romantic love. In newlyweds, specifically,...
David Schmitt"romantic love may be sustained via genetically influenced processes in widespread reward, emotion, primary sensory regions of the human brain...genetic polymorphisms mediate variability in behaviors related to romantic love maintenance and pair-bonding"
Intimate partner cyberstalking, a form of intimate partner stalking, is stalking behaviour perpetrated via technology. Experiencing intimate partner c…
David Schmitt"Somebody that I (used to) know: Gender & dark personality traits as predictors of intimate partner cyberstalking...vulnerable narcissism and direct verbal sadism significant predictors for women, only secondary psychopathy significant predictor for men"
Harden and Koellinger discuss the goals, methods and challenges of social science genetics, which aims to unravel the genetic underpinnings of individual differences in social, behavioural and health outcomes.