Pair-bonded relationships and romantic alternatives: Toward an integration of evolutionary and relationship science perspectives. Desirable but not smart: Preference for smarter romantic partners impairs women’s STEM outcomes. [Download Article]Vacharkulksemsuk, V., Reit, E., Khambatta, P., Eastwick, P. The surface appearance of an iceberg is often used to illustrate the human conscious and unconscious mind; the visible portions are easily noticed, and yet their shape depends on the much larger portions that are out of view.The introspection illusion is a cognitive bias in which people wrongly think they have direct insight into the origins of their mental states, while treating others' introspections as unreliable.On the basis of these studies and existing attribution research, they concluded that reports on mental processes are confabulated.They wrote that subjects had, "little or no introspective access to higher order cognitive processes". [Download Article] [OSF Data Files and Scripts]Finkel, E.
One of his research programs examines how the qualities that people say are critically important to them in a romantic partner—their ideal partner preferences—direct romantic partner selection and retention. Building the Relationship Coordination and Strategic Timing (Re CAST) Model. [Download Article] [Supplemental Materials] [Materials and Preregistration] [Stylist] [IFL Science] [KDRT Interview]Eastwick, P.
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