This seems to indicate that assortative mating
does not play a strong role in our sample to start with.
for psychiatric disorders and psychological traits.
2000), and that, in turn, promote assortative mating
preferences (Calkins & Parker 2005; Rull et al.
Perhaps as a result, the rate of assortative mating
for black women with college degrees is much lower than that for white women.
(2006) have shown there is assortative mating
for a romantic partner in personality along with preference for higher or lower levels of particular traits in an ideal partner.
A variety of mechanisms permit assortative mating
and allow genetically distinct but reproductively compatible populations of species to persist in the same habitat.
and partner influence on antisocial behavior across the life course.
This indicates that patients with bipolar disorder might tend to choose partners who also suffer from mental illness, a pattern known as assortative mating
The research team found that pleiotropy and assortative mating
were about equally responsible for the genetic connection between height and IQ.
Finally, 40%-60%-of caregivers qualify for a diagnosis of generalized anxiety disorder; as with depression, the nonbiological relatives were more symptomatic than were the blood relatives, lending support to the theory of assortative mating
Significant assortative mating
based on colorimetric phenotype occurred on the colony, but a low number of L.