Behavioral and Brain Sciences

Short Communication

On sociosexual cognitive architecture

Thomas E. Dickins a1
a1 School of Psychology, University of East London, London E15 4LZ, United Kingdom


Schmitt has equivocated about the underlying psychology of sociosexuality, but from the data presented in the target article, it would appear that he has drawn out the underlying cognitive architecture. In this commentary, I describe this architecture and discuss two emerging hypotheses about heterosexual and homosexual male sociosexuality.