East, West, Man, or Woman, kindness and attractiveness are mate essentials. Women also want a mate w/good financial prospects. Westerners also want a sense of humor. Other mate traits are luxuries. New work by and friends:
Across Eastern and Western cultures, both sexes placed the highest value in characteristics of a potential mate that appealed to their evolved reproductive interests.
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"...mate preference prioritization results from an interaction between evolved mate preferences and socioculturally imposed ones, with the former being of stronger influence when it comes to reproductively fundamental traits."