Nature Loves Beauty – “…facial attractiveness is a signal of healthy immune function…”

Take Away: “There are facial traits that are seen as being more attractive, regardless of culture, race, age, or background, such as clear skin and red lips. Evolutionary psychologists have linked the cross-cultural preference for the features to adaptive mate selection…” Source:

Oh oh! “Secondary psychopathy in high school boys positively predicts future dating…”

Bottomline: “Psychopathic personality traits in adolescents are associated with delinquency and delinquency can contribute to future dating success for boys, according to new research published in the journal Evolutionary Psychology.” Take Away – This helps explain the “bad dude” problems in relationships…and parenting….ugh. Source:

“…people with symptoms of anxiety tend to be less tolerant of uncertainty…anxious people are less able to adapt to evolving situations.

“People who are anxious…continue to trust and invest in people who display increasingly untrustworthy behavior.” “People who don’t have anxiety are good at updating their belief that someone is trustworthy when the data begin to say, actually, this person isn’t as trustworthy as they were before,” “People who don’t have anxiety are good at updating […]