Can't Buy Happiness?

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What Really Inspires a Woman to Go Shopping?

When women perceive there to be competition for mating opportunities, they sexy up their wardrobe. Something as seemingly unrelated as the state of the economy may lead women to perceive that the pool of available, attractive men is smaller, and thus, the competition for those mates stronger. Read More

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Ryan T. Howell, Ph.D., is an Assistant Professor of Psychology at San Francisco State University.

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