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The statistics of paternal discrepancy

From the book The Red Queen by Matt Ridley: In an astonishing study recently undertaken in Western Europe, the following facts emerged: Married females choose to have affairs with males who are ...
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Is there a negative correlation between parenthood and pet ownership?

That's what a friend of mime recently stated. I.e. if one owns a pet one is less likely to be parent and vice-versa. Are there any data available to support such a claim? I'm sceptical, because there ...
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Do nice guys finish last?

xkcd'  #513 Friends  by Randall Munroe You might think this is something men parrot to justify their lack of luck with the ladies, but ask any androphile and we'll tell you there's just ...
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can hiding nudity from children stunt their mental health? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Any documented evidence of depiction of nudity or sex being harmful to minors? Related to this question - Any documented evidence of depiction of nudity or sex being ...
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Do opposite types in romantic relationships attract?

Is there any scientific truth to the common maxim "opposites attract" when applied to romantic relationships? I'm not necessarily looking for one blanket answer, though an overall trend or pattern ...
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Are the “game” systems advertised by pickup-artists effective?

In the pick-up artist community, there is much advertising and hype around "game" systems. These are systems which, as far as I understand, consist of sets of guidelines, advice, strategies, ...