Sex, sex differences, and the new polygyny

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The Sociosexual Orientation Inventory (SOI) was not designed to illuminate the sexually dimorphic mental mechanisms posited by evolutionary theories. Its results are therefore open to competing interpretations. Measures designed to tap the thought processes surrounding sexual experience generate findings that are more compatible with evolutionary than with social structural theory.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)295-296
Number of pages2
JournalBehavioral and Brain Sciences
Issue number2
StatePublished - Apr 2005

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Neuropsychology and Physiological Psychology
  • Physiology
  • Behavioral Neuroscience


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