Are Sex Differences in Preferences for Physical Attractiveness and Good Earning Capacity in Potential Mates Smaller in Countries With Greater Gender Equality? - Lingshan Zhang, Anthony J. Lee, Lisa M. DeBruine, Benedict C. Jones, 2019
On average, women show stronger preferences for mates with good earning capacity than men do, while men show stronger preferences for physically attractive mate...
Sex differences in mate preferences are no smaller in more gender-equal nations, contrary to the idea that these differences are a product of socially-imposed gender roles.
Our lab’s new paper (with #opendata and #estate code, led by
and me) is out now in
. We find little evidence that country-level gender inequality is linked to mate-preference sex differences.
We recently replicated it in this paper too (but found little evidence that the size of the sex differences was related to country-level measures of gender inequality)