More than what’s between your legs? Testing gender as the distinguishing role in romantic relationships.
The convention in relationship research has been to use gender to distinguish members in heterosexual dating relationships. The current research uses ‘hidden distinguishability’ to create latent distinguishability from three separate samples of heterosexual dyads. Gender was then correlated with the resulting class assignment to assess the degree of agreement.
Society for Personality and Social Psychology
Porter, B., Rodriguez, L. M., Hadden, B., & Knee, C. R. (2013, January). More than what’s between your legs? Testing gender as the distinguishing role in romantic relationships. Presented at the 14th Annual Meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, New Orleans, LA.
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