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Research shows we don’t really fall in love with a person — we fall in love with how we feel when we’re with them.
This is best demonstrated by the concept of emotional contagion: we’re bad at telling what made us feel a certain way, but good about making associations.
Agreeable, conscientious people make better spouses and parents — but disagreeable, non-conscientious people have more sex partners.
The former invest in quality, and it seems like the latter make up the difference in, well, Looking to settle down?
From these results, Greengross argues that a sense of humor evolved at least partly through sexual selection as an intelligence indicator.
Men in the “humor” condition received phone numbers from 42.9% of the female participants and were refused 57.1% of the time.
It has also been found cross-culturally, across 10 world regions, that low levels of agreeableness and conscientiousness are related to higher levels of sexual promiscuity and relationship infidelity, so there may be reproductive benefits to those on the low end of these traits.Gil Greengross and Geoffrey Miller found in a sample of 400 university students that general intelligence and verbal intelligence both predicted humor production ability (writing captions for cartoons), which in turn predicted lifetime number of sexual partners (a proxy of reproductive success).They found, however, that males showed higher average levels of humor production ability, which is consistent with the sexual selection perspective.When a woman is very attracted to a man, whether his pickup line is good or not doesn’t matter at all.Via Mating Intelligence Unleashed: The Role of the Mind in Sex, Dating, and Love: When women are looking for a short-term fling, however, it may be a different story.