the term used for the selectivity displayed by females in choosing a mate. Because females often expend much more energy than males in the production and care of the young.

FEMALE CHOICE: "Female choice is when the female of the species chooses a mate."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "FEMALE CHOICE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/female-choice/ (accessed September 25, 2021).