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Post by Abdul Alhazred » Fri Sep 21, 2018 12:40 pm

THIS. IS. SCIENCE. DAMMT! :mrgreen:

Competitive reputation manipulation: Women strategically transmit social information about romantic rivals
Journal of Experimental Social Psychology
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Abstract:

Researchers have suggested that women compete with same-sex peers using indirect social tactics. However, the specific predictors and mechanisms of this form of female intrasexual competition are less well understood. We propose that one mechanism by which women harm rivals' social opportunities is through selectively transmitting reputation-relevant social information. Moreover, we contend that this behavior is designed to undermine the romantic and social appeal of same-sex romantic rivals who are perceived to be threatening. Evidence from five studies suggests that women's dissemination of social information is strategic and reliably predicted by various cues of romantic rival threat ...
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Re: What a snippy bunch of broads! No I'm not being sexist, because ...

Post by Anaxagoras » Fri Sep 21, 2018 4:03 pm

You know, that totally agrees with what I already thought I knew.

You can learn a lot about human mating behavior just by watching nature documentaries about other animals. Humans are really not much different. And nobody badmouths a woman quite like another woman.
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Re: What a snippy bunch of broads! No I'm not being sexist, because ...

Post by ed » Fri Sep 21, 2018 4:14 pm

Anaxagoras wrote:
Fri Sep 21, 2018 4:03 pm
You know, that totally agrees with what I already thought I knew.

You can learn a lot about human mating behavior just by watching nature documentaries about other animals. Humans are really not much different. And nobody badmouths a woman quite like another woman.
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