Navigation Links
Do Men Flash Cash to Find a Mate?
Date:1/15/2012

SUNDAY, Jan. 15 (HealthDay News) -- When women seem scarce, men may compete for them by being impulsive, saving less and borrowing more, according to a new study.

"What we see in other animals is that when females are scarce, males become more competitive. They compete more for access to mates," lead author Vladas Griskevicius, an assistant professor of marketing at the Carlson School of Management at the University of Minnesota, said in a university news release.

"How do humans compete for access to mates? What you find across cultures is that men often do it through money, through status and through products," Griskevicius said.

He and his colleagues conducted a series of experiments with male volunteers and found that they would save 42 percent less and borrow 84 percent more each month if they believed there were more men than women in their local population.

And after looking at photos that included more men than women, men were more likely to take an immediate $20 rather than wait for $30 in a month, according to the study published in the January issue of the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology.

The men in the study were unaware that their perceptions about sex ratios were affecting their behavior, the study authors pointed out.

"Economics tells us that humans make decisions by carefully thinking through our choices; that we're not like animals," Griskevicius said. "It turns out we have a lot in common with other animals. Some of our behaviors are much more reflexive and subconscious. We see that there are more men than women in our environment and it automatically changes our desires, our behaviors and our entire psychology," he added.

More information

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services explains the healthy marriage initiative.

--
'/>"/>

Copyright©2010 ScoutNews,LLC.
All rights reserved  

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Hormonal Treatment of Hot Flashes Still OK for Some: Experts
2. Flaxseed no help for hot flashes during breast cancer or menopause, study finds
3. Being Heavier May Mean Fewer Hot Flashes for Women Over 60
4. Are Men Who Flaunt Flashy Cars Not the Marrying Kind?
5. Flaxseed Fails as Treatment for Hot Flashes
6. Mayo Clinic: Flaxseed no cure for hot flashes during breast cancer or menopause
7. Meditation May Help Women Cope With Hot Flashes
8. Acupuncture May Help Ease Hot Flashes Tied to Prostate Cancer Treatment
9. Acupuncture relieves hot flashes from prostate cancer treatment
10. Study Ties Hot Flashes to Lower Breast Cancer Risk
11. Fewer Excess Pounds May Mean Fewer Hot Flashes
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
Do Men Flash Cash to Find a Mate?
(Date:5/29/2015)... 29, 2015 Based in St. Louis, Missouri ... shirts for a couple of months now and are ... release, which reads “I’m not misbehaving, I have Autism, please ... parent’s of an autistic child in order to start a ... Not only are they raising awareness through the autism awareness ...
(Date:5/29/2015)... Fort Washington, PA (PRWEB) May 29, 2015 ... Doc ” quiz-based learning in 14 medical specialties, now ... quiz includes a wide spectrum of rheumatology disorders ranging ... , Alfred Saint Jacques, editorial director of MDLinx, and ... are excited about the impact it will have on ...
(Date:5/29/2015)... PALMER LAKE, CO (PRWEB) May 29, 2015 ... a brand new addiction, substance abuse, and co-occurring ... Opening celebration and ribbon cutting for the general ... patients June 2nd. , The Recovery Village at ... hospitalization, and intensive outpatient programming, utilizing traditional and ...
(Date:5/29/2015)... On May 21, 2015, Elle Magazine in article titled ... Botox ?” reported on the four most commonly searched beauty ... to determine these results and then sought expert help to ... example, is how to keep neck skin tight . ... the appropriate age to start receiving Botox injections . ...
(Date:5/29/2015)... 2015 Johnson & Johnson and ... Risperdal lawsuit ( http://www.risperdallawsuit2014.com/ ) settlement with a ... his use of the antipsychotic medication. According to ... the third bellwether trial to involve male breast ... in Pennsylvania’s Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas, where ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:La La Land Shirts Is Busy Spreading Autism Awareness with Complimentary Shipping on Their New Shirt 2Health News:MDLinx Launches Smartest Rheumatologist 2Health News:Advanced Recovery Systems Announces the Opening of The Recovery Village at Palmer Lake 2Health News:Botox, Wrinkles and Double Chins: The Most-Asked Beauty Problems According to Google 2Health News:Risperdal Lawsuit Selected as Pennsylvania’s Third Bellwether Gynecomastia Case Settles Hours Before Trial 2Health News:Risperdal Lawsuit Selected as Pennsylvania’s Third Bellwether Gynecomastia Case Settles Hours Before Trial 3
... The Quigley Corporation, (Nasdaq: QGLY ) , ... on Friday, June 12, 2009, the United States District Court for the ... of the challenges to the results of the May 20, 2009 shareholder ... elected to the Board of Directors of the Company. , ...
... Finds Upgrades Will Save Money and Improve Standard of Care ... Area Hospital will soon undertake $2.3 million in infrastructure improvements ... , , The improvements, which will be completed in ... which would pay for the project in 6.5 years. A ...
... 2009 Calcium and dairy products play major roles in ... bone mass is not achieved until the third decade of ... adequate amounts of calcium, protein and vitamin D found in ... life. In a study in the July/August issue of the ...
... Jerusalem, June 14, 2009 Research by a Hebrew University ... product that has been shown in clinical trials to be ... cells. The research, conducted by Prof. Avraham Hochberg of ... won for him first prize among faculty members for this ...
... ... donors can visit giftoflife.org/give, and enter the promotional code 2009CLEVE to get their $54 marrow cheek-swab ... (Vocus) ... year. Her only hope is a bone marrow transplant, but so far her family has been ...
... , SAN DIEGO, June 15 Amira ... data from its LPA1 receptor antagonist program on June ... Experimental Biology (FASEB) Summer Research Conference in Carefree, Arizona. ... the Phosphatidic Acid/Lysophosphatidylcholine pathway, which among other things is ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Ted Karkus and Karkus Slate of Directors Prevail in Federal Court, Seated as Directors of The Quigley Corporation; Ted Karkus Elected Chairman of the Board 2Health News:Ted Karkus and Karkus Slate of Directors Prevail in Federal Court, Seated as Directors of The Quigley Corporation; Ted Karkus Elected Chairman of the Board 3Health News:Ted Karkus and Karkus Slate of Directors Prevail in Federal Court, Seated as Directors of The Quigley Corporation; Ted Karkus Elected Chairman of the Board 4Health News:Ceremony at Passavant Area Hospital to Launch Efficiency Improvements 2Health News:Ceremony at Passavant Area Hospital to Launch Efficiency Improvements 3Health News:Young adults not drinking enough milk 2Health News:Hebrew University research leads to advanced trials of new cancer treatment 2Health News:Cleveland Residents Lining up to Help Save a Life with Free Donor Kits 2Health News:Amira Pharmaceuticals to Present Preclinical Data from LPA1 Receptor Antagonist Program at FASEB Summer Research Conference 2
(Date:5/29/2015)... , May 29, 2015 Invetech ... contract manufacturing, and Vaxxas , a biotechnology start-up ... have been named winners of the 2015 Good Design ... Instrument , an advanced technology platform to support needle-free ... was announced last evening at the Good Design Awards ...
(Date:5/29/2015)... , May 29, 2015  Haemonetics Corporation (NYSE: ... , Chief Operating Officer, will present at the JMP ... on June 23 rd , 2015 at ... access Mr. Davies, presentation live via webcast at: ... (NYSE: HAE ) is a global healthcare company ...
(Date:5/29/2015)... INDIANAPOLIS , May 29, 2015  Eli Lilly ... AZN ) today announced that they have entered ... and preliminary efficacy of AstraZeneca,s investigational anti-PD-L1 immune checkpoint ... Lilly,s VEGF Receptor 2 antiangiogenic cancer medicine. The planned ... patients with advanced solid tumors. The Phase ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Invetech And Vaxxas Named Recipients Of The 2015 Good Design Award For Development Of Nanopatch Jet Coating Instrument For Needle-Free Drug Delivery 2Invetech And Vaxxas Named Recipients Of The 2015 Good Design Award For Development Of Nanopatch Jet Coating Instrument For Needle-Free Drug Delivery 3Lilly and AstraZeneca to Collaborate on Immuno-Oncology Combination Clinical Trial in Solid Tumors 2Lilly and AstraZeneca to Collaborate on Immuno-Oncology Combination Clinical Trial in Solid Tumors 3Lilly and AstraZeneca to Collaborate on Immuno-Oncology Combination Clinical Trial in Solid Tumors 4Lilly and AstraZeneca to Collaborate on Immuno-Oncology Combination Clinical Trial in Solid Tumors 5Lilly and AstraZeneca to Collaborate on Immuno-Oncology Combination Clinical Trial in Solid Tumors 6Lilly and AstraZeneca to Collaborate on Immuno-Oncology Combination Clinical Trial in Solid Tumors 7Lilly and AstraZeneca to Collaborate on Immuno-Oncology Combination Clinical Trial in Solid Tumors 8Lilly and AstraZeneca to Collaborate on Immuno-Oncology Combination Clinical Trial in Solid Tumors 9Lilly and AstraZeneca to Collaborate on Immuno-Oncology Combination Clinical Trial in Solid Tumors 10Lilly and AstraZeneca to Collaborate on Immuno-Oncology Combination Clinical Trial in Solid Tumors 11Lilly and AstraZeneca to Collaborate on Immuno-Oncology Combination Clinical Trial in Solid Tumors 12Lilly and AstraZeneca to Collaborate on Immuno-Oncology Combination Clinical Trial in Solid Tumors 13Lilly and AstraZeneca to Collaborate on Immuno-Oncology Combination Clinical Trial in Solid Tumors 14
... 8, 2011 Insmed Incorporated (Nasdaq CM: INSM), a biopharmaceutical ... ended June 30, 2011. Key Recent Highlights: ... data from the open-label phase 2 study of Arikace™ (liposomal ... patients with Pseudomonas lung infections Added ...
... 8, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- China Medical Technologies, Inc. (CMED) ... in-vitro diagnostic ("IVD") company, and Leica Biosystems, a division ... scientific instruments, today announced that they have established a ... automated FISH kits to be used on the Leica ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Insmed Announces Financial Results for Second Quarter and Six-Months Ended June 30, 2011 2Insmed Announces Financial Results for Second Quarter and Six-Months Ended June 30, 2011 3Insmed Announces Financial Results for Second Quarter and Six-Months Ended June 30, 2011 4Insmed Announces Financial Results for Second Quarter and Six-Months Ended June 30, 2011 5Insmed Announces Financial Results for Second Quarter and Six-Months Ended June 30, 2011 6Insmed Announces Financial Results for Second Quarter and Six-Months Ended June 30, 2011 7Insmed Announces Financial Results for Second Quarter and Six-Months Ended June 30, 2011 8China Medical Technologies and Leica Microsystems Announce Collaboration 2China Medical Technologies and Leica Microsystems Announce Collaboration 3China Medical Technologies and Leica Microsystems Announce Collaboration 4
... MOBEE headboxes are ... Xltek's line of portable ... with a robust new ... latest software, XLTEK's standard ...
The ACCU-Beam® line of Surgical Microscope Accessories includes digital camera adaptors, beam splitters, objective lenses, fiber optic cables, and fiberoptic retrofits....
The ACCU-Beam® line of Surgical Microscope Accessories includes digital camera adaptors, beam splitters, objective lenses, fiber optic cables, and fiberoptic retrofits....
... The ACCU-Beam® line of Surgical Microscope Accessories ... lenses, fiber optic cables, and fiberoptic retrofits. ... (US pat. no. 5,264,928) is the only ... 3CCD cameras on the same adaptor body. ...
Medicine Products: