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Archives of Sexual Behavior

, Volume 38, Issue 2, pp 170–171 | Cite as

Kin Selection and the Evolution of Male Androphilia

  • Paul L. Vasey
  • Doug P. VanderLaan
Letter to the Editor

Keywords

Sexual Attraction Childless Woman Emotional Closeness Basic Prediction Indirect Fitness 
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References

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  6. Vasey, P. L., & VanderLaan, D. P. (in press). Materteral and avuncular tendencies in Samoa: A comparative study of women, men and fa’afafine. Human Nature.Google Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of PsychologyUniversity of LethbridgeLethbridgeCanada

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