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Did Personal Beauty Matter in Sexual Selection among Savages?

Victor Karandashev

Modern theories of sexual selection have stressed the importance of physical beauty for mating preferences in contemporary societies. However, according to early studies, physical appearance is of greater importance for men looking for women than for women looking for men. It was […]

Did Individual Preferences Play any Role in Primitive Savage Courtships?

Victor Karandashev

Modern courtship and dating allow men and women to choose a mate for marriage and family life. Contemporary people may think marriage has always been this way. It may then be interesting to learn how ancient savages loved, courted, and had sexual […]