Chapter 9

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<br /><br />Rank Ordering of Mate Characteristics by College Undergraduates Across Six Decades, by Gender


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Lecture Notes

College students also have certain view when it comes to partner characteristics. Mutual attraction and love, dependable character, emotional maturity and stability, and a pleasing disposition were rated highly at all times by both men and women suggesting physical characteristics or attractiveness is not the most important trait in mate selection.

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