Altruism predicts mating success in humans

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From: British Journal of Psychology(Vol. 108, Issue 2)
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
Document Type: Report
Length: 36 words

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The relationship between altruism and mating success in human beings is examined. Results suggest that altruistic behaviors predict higher mating success and support the hypothesis that altruism is a sexually selected costly indicator of difficult-to-observe qualities.

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Gale Document Number: GALE|A502432928