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Sexual selection in humans: What is attractive and why

Sexual selection in humans: What is attractive and why | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it

Sexual selection is a variant of natural selection in which one gender prefers certain traits be present in their mate. Thus individuals with those attractive traits will have a high reproductive success, spreading their genes (and the trait) through the population.

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Mayo Clinic finds mild cognitive impairment is common, affects men most

Mayo Clinic finds mild cognitive impairment is common, affects men most | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it
Researchers involved in the Mayo Clinic Study of Aging reported today that more than 6 percent of Americans age 70 to 89 develop mild cognitive impairment (MCI) every year.
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Hear the one about men being funnier than women? — Tri-City Psychology Services

Hear the one about men being funnier than women? — Tri-City Psychology Services | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it
Study proves gender stereotype that men are funnier than women...
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Personality, habits of thought and gender influence how we remember

Personality, habits of thought and gender influence how we remember | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it
We all have them -- positive memories of personal events that are a delight to recall, and painful recollections that we would rather forget.
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Technical aptitude: Do women score lower because they just aren't interested? | e! Science News

Technical aptitude: Do women score lower because they just aren't interested? | e! Science News | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it
Boys do better on tests of technical aptitude (for example, mechanical aptitude tests) than girls. The same is true for adults.
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"Sex Difference" vs "Gender Difference?" Oh, I'm so confused! | Psychology Today

"Sex Difference" vs "Gender Difference?" Oh, I'm so confused! | Psychology Today | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it

Is it a sex difference or a gender difference?

According to the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, "Gender is cultural and is the term to use when referring to women and men as social groups. Sex is biological; use it when the biological distinction is predominant."

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