Physical Attractiveness and Resource Acquisition: Attentional Cues for Long-Term Mate Selection
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Evolutionary and sociocultural perspectives have sought to explain the process through which human mate preferences shape the current idealizations of the most desirable traits in a prospective mate. While both of these perspectives advance different logic regarding why particular mate preferences occur within a long-term context, the conclusion is the same: men prioritize a woman’s physical attractiveness while women prioritize a man’s current and future resource acquisition. Research has extensively focused on how men utilize physical attractiveness to select for mates with minimal research ...