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New research reveals ovulation may cause women to think attractive but unreliable men will make good fathers and life partners.
Published in the the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 33 female participants, at both the high and low points of their fertility cycle, were randomly assigned to view pictures or biological profiles of either a “sexy man” or a “reliable man.”
Researchers asked these women to imagine how much each man would contribute to parenting responsibilities.
“Ovulating women viewed the sexy
man as a better future father.”
The results concluded ovulating women viewed the sexy man as a better future father.
The women then interacted with male actors who played the role of the “sexy man” or the “reliable man” and rated which man would be a good provider for their children and for someone else’s children.
Researchers found ovulating women thought the sexy man would be a good provider for their children but not for someone else’s children.
The last part of the study involved two men falsely identified as identical twins taking on the role of the sexy or reliable man.
Once more, ovulating women said the sexy man would be a better dad.
The study ultimately concludes female biology convinces women that attractive but unreliable men are more likely to commit in order to increase their chances of producing offspring with their genetic benefits.
Source: Utsa.edu. Photo source: menholdingbabiesawkwardly.wordpress.com.
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