Human Sexual Selection

Hill, A.K., Bailey, D.H., & Puts, D.A. (2017).  Gorillas in our midst?  Human sexual dimorphism and contest competition in men.  In On Human Nature pp 235-249.  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

Puts, D.A., Bailey, D.H., and Reno, P. (in press). Contest competition in men. In: The Handbook of Evolutionary Psychology, 2nd ed. Buss, D.M. ed. Wiley & Sons.

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

Deaner, R. O., Geary, D. C., Puts, D. A., Ham, S. A., Kruger, J., Fles, E., Winegard, B., & Grandis, T. (2012). A sex difference in the predisposition for physical competition: Males play sports much more than females even in the contemporary U.S. PLoS ONE.

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

Hodges-Simeon, C. R., Gaulin, S. J. C., & Puts, D. A. (2011). Voice correlates of mating success in men: Examining "contests" vs. "mate choice" modes of sexual selection. Archives of Sexual Behavior 40 (3): 551-557. DOI: 10.1007/s10508-010-9625-0. 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. (2010). Beauty and the beast: Mechanisms of sexual selection in humans. Evolution and Human Behavior, 31(3), 157-175. PDF

Puts, D.A. (2016). Human sexual selection. Current Opinion in Psychology. 7: 28-32. PDF