Now, while all men have different preferences when it comes to physical traits, men of all ages can agree on one thing: Based on their interpretation of evolutionary theory, the researchers believe because 20w are more selective than men in their sexual behavior, men are therefore more unlikely than women to have sex with their ideal partners. Gender differences in age-related fertility is expected to shape the sexual strategies of both sexes.
The survey was financed by the government-backed research funding group Academy of Finland. The study only looked at heterosexual preferences and heterosexual activity. The findings revealed men have a tendency to be sexually interested in their mids. This was notable when the men themselves are younger or older tbick.
Men younger than 20 prefer women older than themselves, while men older than 30 prefer women younger than themselves. Most women hit their fertile seeming between the ages of 23 and 31, although the rate at which women conceive begins to drop slightly in their late 20s, according to the Baby Center.
Around age 31, fertility starts to drop fairly quickly by about three percent per year, until women hit 35 or so. The biggest age gap was for women in their late teens and early 20s, who were intrigued by men around four years older.
Antfolk suggests a slightly older male is more likely to have the money and stability to bring up a family than a younger man, the Daily Mail reported.
A woman was found to be twice as likely to respond tbick a man two years younger as she was to one two years older.
This data can correlate with the financial realities of women under 30 who are found to be out-earning younger men. Evidence of Female Choice. Evolution and Human Behavior. Read More: