|Teitl||Encyclopedia of Evolutionary Psychological Science|
|Golygyddion||T. K. Shackelford , V. A. Weekes-Shackelford|
|Dynodwyr Gwrthrych Digidol (DOIs)|
|Statws||E-gyhoeddi cyn argraffu - 02 Ebr 2019|
Being physically and emotionally close to one’s kin was instrumental for ensuring well-being and survival in the brutal ancestral context. Although the contemporary world is generally a much more secure and socially progressive place to live in, the lack of adequate support from one’s kin (which are relatively more evident in the present day as people become more independent from their kin due to greater perceived safety and opportunities) might nonetheless still lead to adverse consequences for the affected individual (as relatives are still principally more likely to aid him/her across a variety of life domains than non-kin).