FIT: #236-254 Altruism & Mating Success

FIT: #236-254 Altruism & Mating Success

FIT:  #236-254 Altruism & Mating Success

How did altruistic humans, acting to benefit another at their own expense, ever reproduce to hand down this trait?

According to recent Canadian psychology research, participating in selfless behavior may have evolved by sexual selection. Their first study included 300 unmarried men and women who took a survey about their altruistic tendencies and mating success. Participants who reported more altruism also asserted they were more desirable to the opposite sex and had sex more often.

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