Tag Archive: David Buss RSS

Study Examines Potential Evolutionary Role of “Sexual Regret” in Human Survival and Reproduction

In the largest, most in-depth study to date on regret surrounding sexual activity, a team of psychology researchers found a stark contrast in remorse between men and women, potentially shedding light on the evolutionary history of human nature.

New Psychology Study Reveals Unexamined Costs of Rape

Depression and post-traumatic stress disorder are commonly associated with sexual assault, but a new study from The University of Texas at Austin shows that female victims suffer from a wide spectrum of debilitating effects that may often go unnoticed or undiagnosed.

Study Shows Persistence Pays Off in the Mating Game

A new study co-authored by a University of Texas at Austin psychology professor suggests that self-deception may help men succeed in the mating game, while women will benefit more from effective communication.

Growing Economy Sparks Change in Chinese Mating Preferences, Research Shows

As China's economy continues to grow, more young adults desire potential mates with good financial prospects, according to new psychology research from The University of Texas at Austin.

Men Look for Good Bodies in Short-Term Mates, Pretty Faces in Long-Term Mates, Research Shows

Men who are looking for short-term companionship are more interested in a woman's body than those looking for a long-term relationship, who focused on a woman's face, according to new research from psychologists at The University of Texas at Austin.

Ticking Biological Clock Increases Women’s Libido, New Research Shows

As more women wait until their 30s and 40s to have children, they are more willing to engage in a variety of sexual activities to capitalize on their remaining childbearing years, according to new research by psychologists at The University of Texas at Austin.

Why Do Women Have Sex? Study Reveals Complexities of Female Arousal

Challenging the idea that women's sexual motivations are tied exclusively to romantic emotions or reproduction, a new study by psychologists at The University of Texas at Austin found women's sexual decisions are motivated by a shocking array of reasons that range from the mundane ("I was bored") to a sense of adventure ("I wanted to…   » Continue Reading

Do Attractive Women Want it All? New Study Reveals Relationship Standards are Relative

Although many researchers have believed women choose partners based on the kind of relationship they are seeking, a new study from The University of Texas at Austin reveals women's preferences can be influenced by their own attractiveness.