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Have Low Mate-Value, Will Travel: Casting a Wider Net to Increase the Mating Pool

Poster Session IX - Board: IX-110
Sunday, May 24, 2009, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Golden Gate Exhibit Hall

Peter K. Jonason
New Mexico State University

Norman P. Li
University of Texas at Austin

Traditionally, researchers have examining long-distance relationships to understand how individuals cope with relating at a distance. In contrast we examined how long-distance relationships may be a condition-dependent mating strategy to both deal with lower mate-value and an in sufficient supply of quality local mates.

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