Dr. Christina Brown’s Research Featured in March 2015 ‘Men’s Health’

February 24, 2015

for Evolutionary Psychology published June 11, 2014

Source: Verbal Compliments as a Differential Source of Mate Poaching Threat for Men and Women

Men’s Health magazine reported on a study conducted last year by Dr. Christina Brown, assistant professor of psychology, that found that women generally feel more threatened than men when their partner receives a compliment on physical appearance from the opposite sex.

Brown surveyed more than 400 participants in two studies, conducted online and at the University of Southern Mississippi. Emily Daniels ’14, who is now pursuing her master’s in psychology at Brandeis University, assisted Brown with the study. The study can be found online at epjournal.net.

 

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