What's Love Got to Do With It?: Attraction, Evolution and Sex
Romantic Attachment Variability Across Genders, Cultures, and Ecological Conditions
Saturday, May 29, 2010,
2:25 PM - 2:45 PM
Adult romantic attachment was measured across 56 nations. Attachment insecurity varied in evolutionary-predictable ways across cultures, with higher insecurity evident in high-fertility reproductive environments. Contrary to previous results from Western cultures, men were not universally more dismissing than women. Instead, sex differences were small to negligible in high-stress ecological conditions.
Subject Area: What’s Love Got to Do With It?: Attraction, Evolution and Sex