The authors review past work on modeling human mate selection, and suggest, using illustrations from existing literature on the impact of alcoholism on relationship formation and dissolution and reproduction, that the challenges of adequately characterizing human mate selection have not yet been overcome. Some paths forwards are suggested.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)419-426
Number of pages8
JournalBehavior genetics
Issue number5
StatePublished - Sep 1 2014


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