Topic: David Buss

Men's Preference for Certain Body Types Has Evolutionary Roots

March 19, 2015

A psychology study from The University of Texas at Austin sheds new light on today's standards of beauty, attributing modern men's preferences for women with a curvy backside to prehistoric influences.

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Study Examines Potential Evolutionary Role of "Sexual Regret" in Human Survival and Reproduction

Nov. 25, 2013

In the largest, most in-depth study to date on regret surrounding sexual activity, a team of psychology researchers found a stark contrast in remorse between men and women, potentially shedding light on the evolutionary history of human nature.

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New Psychology Study Reveals Unexamined Costs of Rape

Oct. 9, 2012

Depression and post-traumatic stress disorder are commonly associated with sexual assault, but a new study from The University of Texas at Austin shows that female victims suffer from a wide spectrum of debilitating effects that may often go unnoticed or undiagnosed.

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Study Shows Persistence Pays Off in the Mating Game

Dec. 22, 2011

A new study co-authored by a University of Texas at Austin psychology professor suggests that self-deception may help men succeed in the mating game, while women will benefit more from effective communication.

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Growing Economy Sparks Change in Chinese Mating Preferences, Research Shows

Feb. 14, 2011

As China's economy continues to grow, more young adults desire potential mates with good financial prospects, according to new psychology research from The University of Texas at Austin.

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