Newspapers and Magazines Archive


Men’s Health, “The ‘Boyfriend voice,’ explained”, by Markham Heid, 11/03/2015. 

Los Angeles Times, “Human fist evolved to punch, new study says”, by Amina Khan, 10/23/2015. 


Motherboard, “What the animal world can tell us about human sexual selection”, by Alexandra Ossola, 12/04/2014.

Psychology Today, “Peak experience”, by Dwyer Gunn, November/December 2014, pp.39-40. [Article with excerpts from interview on the functions of female sexual reponse and summary of Puts et al. 2012 Evol Hum Behav 33:1-9] 

Time, “Title IX: How a good law went terribly wrong”, by Christina Hoff Sommers, 06/23/2014. 

Men’s Health, “High-definition foreplay: Maximise her arousal by overloading her senses”, by Ryan Bailey, 03/17/2014. 


The Guardian, “Roar of the rutting stag: why men have deep voices”, by Alice Roberts, 10/05/2013. 

Men’s Health, “The personality trait women can’t resist”, by Markham Heid, 08/22/2013. 

The Weekender, “The science of sex”, by Kenny Luck, 08/27/2013.

mX (Australia), “Hunks are orgasmic”, 06/24/2013, p.7. [Article on Puts et al. 2012 Evol Hum Behav 33:1-9].

Daily Mail, “Revealed: Women really are more likely to orgasm if they're with an attractive man”, 06/22/2013. 


Huffington Post, “Fertile gals look and sound more attractive: Study finds”, by Jennifer Abbasi, 12/12/2012.  

Huffington Post, “Female Orgasm: Serving an Evolutionary Function?”, by Kristen Mark, 12/11/2012. 

Le Nouvel Observateur (France), “What use is the female orgasm?” (translation), by Peggy Sastre, 07/19/2012. 

Cosmos, “More prenatal testosterone makes ‘masculine’ boys”, by Daniel Cossins, 02/15/2012. 


Men’s Health, “She comes first”, by Laura Roberson, 12/2011, p.46. 

New Scientist, “Evolutionary mystery of female orgasm deepens”, by Aria Pearson, 11/09/2011. 

Men’s Health, “The voice of sex”, by Laura Roberson, 09/2011, p.44. 

The Sydney Morning Herald, “Cheap wine and a nice lie down”, by Matt Buchanan and Gareth Hutchens, 07/22/2011. 

The Economist, “Physiognomy: Facing the truth—Why a man’s face can lie but still produce orgasms”, print: 07/09/2011, p.79, online: 07/7/2011. 

USA Today, “Deep voices trigger infidelity jitters”, by Dan Vergano, 03/06/2011. 

Folha de Sao Paolo (Brazil), print: “Men evolved to fight for women” [translation], online: “Men’s caveman reputation is explained by American bioanthropologist” [translation], by Reinaldo José Lopes, 02/01/2011. 


Daily Telegraph (UK), “Women can spot the sounds of flirtatious rivals,” by Roger Dobson, 10/10/2010.

New Scientist, “Male voices reveals owner’s strength,” by Ewen Callaway, 06/16/2010.  

Seeker, “Man’s voice reveals his fighting ability,” by Jen Viegas, 06/16/2010. 

LiveScience News, “What deep-voiced men think of you,” 05/28/2010. 

Springer Science and Business Media, “The deep voice of alpha male,” by Renate Bayaz, 28 May 2010.

The Economist, “Masculine traits: To get the girl, Fighting off rivals may be responsible for masculine traits,” by Kurt Kleiner, print: 22-28 May, p.86, online: 05/20/2010. 

The Globe and Mail (Canada), “Men’s thick skulls,” by Michael Kesterton, 05/17/2010. 

Daily Express (UK), “Why men take it on the jaw,” by Allister Hagger, 05/15/2010, print: p.26. 

Daily Record (UK), “Chews a mate for life”, 05/15/2010, p.31.

Daily Telegraph (UK), “Men developed thicker foreheads and jaws due to fighting over women,” by Richard Alleyne, print: 15 May 2010 Saturday Edition; National Edition, p.2, online: 05/14/2010.

Daily Mail (UK), “Why Stallone would have been all the rage in the Stone Age and modern-day 'chinless' pin-ups given the heave-ho by ladies,” 05/14/2010. 

Science Daily, “It was brawn over beauty in human mating competition,” by Andrea Messer, 05/13/2010.    

India News Magazine,Men with monotonous voices are irresistible,” 04/27/2010. 

Telecinco (Spain), “Scientists tell us why women love George Clooney,” (translation) 04/26/2010. 

The Straits Times (Singapore), “Monotone is sexy,” 04/20/2010. 

Adevarul (Romania), “George Clooney’s voice a magnet for women,” [translation] by Lydia Ionita, 04/19/2010.

Malaysia Today, “Men with monotone voice are sexier,” by Stephanie Liew, 04/20/2010. 

Deccan Chronicle (India), “Women like it monotonous,” 04/19/2010. 

Hindustan Times (India), “Women find men with monotonous voice ‘irresistible,’” 04/19/2010. 

La Pagina (El Salvador), “George Clooney's voice appeals to many women: The reason that women like Clooney is his monotonous voice, according to a scientific study,” [translation] 04/18/2010. 

Pressan (Iceland), “Men’s voices and how they say things have great impact on success with women,” [translation] 04/18/2010. 

Daily Telegraph (UK), “Men with monotonous voices are irresistible, scientists say,” 04/28/2010. 

Daily Mail, Mail Online (UK), “Why women love George Clooney (and no, it's nothing to do with his looks - it's because he's the ultimate Monotone Man),” by Jonathan Petre, 04/18/2010.


Daily Mail, Mail Online (UK), “What REALLY makes a woman want to sleep with a man?,” by Cindy Meston and David Buss, 09/23/2009. 

ABC News, “Finger ratio: science or palm readings? Researchers find finger length may predict financial success,” by Lauren Cox, 01/13/2009. 


New Scientist, “Deep-voiced men not guaranteed to impress,” by Ewen Callaway, 12/03/2008. 


New Scientist, “Deep-voiced men father more children,” by Roxanne Khamsi, 12/27/2007. 


Pravda (Russia), “Women prefer men with lower voices for short-term sexual flings,” [translation] by Alexander Timoshik, 09/01/2006. 

derStandard (Germany), “Dominance behavior: Where men are like dogs,” [translation] 08/14/2006. 

LiveScience News, “Men act like dogs to determine dominance,” by Ker Than, 07/31/2006.

Pravda (Russia), “Men with older brothers become gay,” [translation] by Alexander Timoshik, 06/27/2006. 

ORF (Austria), “Homosexuality: ‘Brother phenomenon’ is biological nature,” [translation] 06/27/2006. 

The Gaurdian (UK), “Sexual orientation affected by number of older brothers,’” by Alok Jha, 06/27/2006.

CBS News, “Men with older brothers more likely to be gay,” by Randolph E.Schmid, 06/26/2006. 

NRC Handelsblad (Netherlands), “Dark, threatening, dominant: Low male voice makes impression on women and competitors,” [translation] by Sander Voormolen, 03/14/2006.