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›› 2006, Vol. 14 ›› Issue (5): 769-774.

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Influences of Heredity and Environment on Marriage

Zhang Lu;Zuo Bin   

  1. School of Psychology, Central China Normal University, Wuhan 430079, China
  • Received:2005-09-01 Revised:1900-01-01 Online:2006-09-15 Published:2006-09-15
  • Contact: Zuo Bin

Abstract: Heredity and environment are two essential influential factors on human minds and behaviors. Marriage, as the most important event in many people’s lives, is restricted by heredity, environment and their interactions as well. This article reviewed some research on evolutionary psychology, social and cultural psychology, and behavior genetics, explored the influences of heredity and environment on different aspects of marriage, including mate selection, marital quality, divorcing, and many more

Key words: marriage, evolutionary psychology, social and cultural psychology, behavior genetics

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