A. Wilke, J.M.C. Hutchinson, P.M. Todd & D.J. Kruger 2006. Is risk taking used as a cue in mate choice? Evolutionary Psychology 4:367393.
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Farthing (2007), using a similar methodology, also found that taking mild risks was more attractive than taking high risks.
Pawlowski, Atwal & Dunbar (2008) observed risk taking in crossing a road and arriving at a bus stop. Men took more risks, and were more likely to cross a road in front of traffic if they had a female audience.
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