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"Good genes" theory proposes that females select males seen to have genetic advantages that increase offspring quality.

This theory is referred to as the 'sexy sons' hypothesis of sexual selection, and explains a yet hitherto hidden factor in women's desire for.

Weatherhead and Robertson (1979) proposed the sexy son According to this theory, each individual female tries to enhance its fitness by.