Resource acquisition ability (RAA) is a term in social psychology and the sexual opposite of the reproductive value (RV), introducing an unintentional mechanism used by women when selecting a male partner. The RAA is focused on some factors: *
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* Social status *
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* Personal history (i.e. crime affairs are not good for the RAA) * Numerous other things Unlike the reproduction value, the RAA is not a scale. Mainly because of the unindexable factors, this term is a bit more complex than the RV.

See also

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* Interpersonal attraction


* Stewart, Stinnett and Rosenfeld.
Sex Differences in Desired Characteristics of Short-Term and Long-Term Relationship Partners
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