Human mating models can benefit from comparative primatology and careful methodology
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Primate Behavior and Ecology
Conditional mating strategies and within-sex variation in mating patterns occur across a wide range of primate taxa. Attempts to model the evolution of human mating strategies should incorporate current primatological data sets and phylogenetic perspectives. However, comparisons between interview and questionnaire-based human behavioral data and observationally and experimental generated nonhuman behavioral data should be conducted with prudence.
Fuentes, A. (2000). Human mating models can benefit from comparative primatology and careful methodology. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 23(4), 602–603. https://doi.org/10.1017/s0140525x00403377
Behavioral and Brain Sciences
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