Strong replication of key findings of Buss's (1989) 37-culture study of sex differences in mate preferences; no support for 'social role theory'
“Gender differences in personality tend to be larger in gender-egalitarian societies than in gender-inegalitarian societies, a finding that contradicts social role theory but is consistent with evolutionary, attributional, and social comparison theories."
A New Study Supports Evolutionary Psychology’s Explanation For Why Men And Women Want Different Attributes In Partners: covers a preprint by Lingshan Zhang Anthony Lee
A study of over 3000 men and women from 36 countries failed to find evidence to support the idea that men & week seek different things in partners because of gendered "social roles" rather than biology: for
“Gender differences in personality tend to be larger in gender-egalitarian societies than in gender-inegalitarian societies, a finding that contradicts social role theory but is consistent with evolutionary, attributional, and social comparison theories."
"Lippa found “small” to “moderate” sex differences with regard to Big Five personality traits, but “very large” ones with regard to the person–thing divide."