Mate Preferences for Faces, Voices and Bodies

Hill, A.K., Cárdenas, R.A., Wheatley, J.R., Welling, L.L.M., Burriss, R.P, Claes, P., Apicella, C.L., McDaniel, M.A., Little, A.C., Shriver, M.D., and Puts, D.A. (in press). Are there vocal cues to human developmental stability? Relationships between facial fluctuating asymmetry and vocal attractiveness. Evolution and Human Behavior.  PDF

Puts, D.A.Hill, A.K., Bailey, D.H., Walker, R.S., Rendall, D., Wheatley, J.R.Welling, L.L.M.Dawood, K., Cardenas, R., Burriss, R.P., Jablonski, N.G., Shriver, M.D., Weiss, D., Lameka, A.R., Apicella, C.L., Owren, M.J., Barelli, C., Glenn, M.E.,&  Ramos-Fernadez, G (2016).  Sexual selection on male vocal fundamental frequency in humans and other anthropoids.  Proceedings of the Royal Society B, Biological Sciences 283(1829).  PDF

Li, Y., Bailey, D. H., Winegard, B., Puts, D. A., Welling, L. L. M., Geary, D. C. (2014). Women's preference for masculine traits is disrupted by images of male-on-female aggression. PLoS ONE. 9(10): e110497 PDF

Bossio, J., Suschinsky, K., Puts, D. A., Chivers, M. (2014). Does menstrual cycle phase influence the gender specificity of heterosexual women's genital and subjective sexual arousal? Archives of Sexual Behavior, 43(5): PDF

Wheatley, J. R., Apicella, C. L., Burriss, R. P., Cárdenas, R. A., Bailey, D. H., Welling, L. L. M., Puts, D. A. (2014). Women's faces and voices are fertility cues in foraging and industrial societies. Evolution and Human Behavior. PDF

Doll, L. M., Hill, A. K., Cárdenas, R. A., Welling, L. L. M., Wheatley, J. R., Puts, D. A. (2014). How well do men's faces and voices index mate quality and dominance? Human Nature. 25: 200-212. PDF

Hill, A. K., Hunt, J., Welling, L. L. M., Wheatley, J. R., Cárdenas, R. A., Rotella, M. A., Dawood, K., Mark D. Shriver, and Puts, D. A. (2013). Quantifying the strength and form of sexual selection on men's traits. Evolution and Human Behavior 34(5): 334-341. PDF

Welling, L. L. M., Persola, L., Wheatley, J. R., Cárdenas, R. A., and Puts, D. A. (2012). Competition and men's face preferences. Personality and Individual Differences. PDF

Puts, D. A., Jones, B. C., and DeBruine, L. M. (2012). Sexual selection on human faces and voices. Journal of Sex Research 49 (2-3): 227-243. DOI: 10.1080/00224499.2012.658924 PDF

Burriss, R. P., Welling, L. L. M., Puts, D. A. (2011). Mate-preference drives mate-choice: Men's self-rated masculinity predicts their female partner's preference for male facial masculinity. Personality and Individual Differences 51(8): 1023-1027.DOI:10.1016/j.paid.2011.08.018 PDF

Burriss, R. P., Roberts, S. C., Welling, L. L. M., Puts, D. A., & Little, A. C. (2011). Heterosexual romantic couples mate assortatively for facial symmetry, but not masculinity. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin 37 (5): 601-613. DOI: 10.1177/0146167211399584 PDF

Burriss, R. P., Welling, L. L. M., Puts, D. A. (2011). Men's attractiveness predicts their preference for female facial femininity when judging for short-term, but not long-term, partners. Personality and Individual Differences 50 (5): 542-546. DOI: 10.1016/j.paid.2010.11.022 PDF

Puts, D. A., Barndt, J. L., Welling, L. L. M., Dawood, K., & Burriss, R. P. (2011) Intrasexual competition among women: Vocal femininity affects perceptions of attractiveness and flirtatiousness. Personality and Individual Differences, 50(1), 111-115. DOI: 10.1016/j.paid.2010.09.011. PDF

Hodges-Simeon, C. R., Gaulin, S. J. C., and Puts, D. A. (2010). Different vocal parameters predict perceptions of dominance and attractiveness. Human Nature 21 (4). DOI: 10.1007/s12110-010-9101-5. PDF

Puts, D. A. (2005). Mating context and menstrual phase affect female preferences for male voice pitch. Evolution and Human Behavior, 26(5): 388-397. PDF