Table 2. Predicted associations of the likes-attract hypothesis
Categorical self-perception score Categorical mate-preference score
Wealth and status Family commitment Physical appearance Sexual fidelity
Wealth and status M, F
Family commitment M, F
Physical appearance M, F
Sexual fidelity M, F
  • The likes-attract hypothesis predicts strong relationships between the self-perception scores in one trait and mate preference scores in the same trait, for all traits, in both sexes.