Voice Acoustics and Attractiveness

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

Hodges-Simeon, C. R., Gurven, M., Puts, D. A., and Gaulin, S. J. C.(in press). Vocal fundamental and formant frequencies are honest signals of threat potential in adolescent males. Behavioral Ecology.

Puts, D.A. (2016). Speaking of which. In: The Missing Lemur Link: An Ancestral Step in Human Evolution. Palagi, E. and Norscia, I., eds. Cambridge University Press.

Kempe, V., Puts, D. A., and Cárdenas, R. A. (2013). More masculine men articulate less clearly. Human Nature. 24: 461-475. 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

Puts, D. A., Apicella, C. L., and Cárdenas, R. A. (2012). Masculine voices signal men's threat potential in foraging and industrial societies. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 279: 601-609. DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2011.0829 PDF

Puts, D. A., Bailey, D. H., Cárdenas, R. A., Burriss, R. P., Welling, L. L. M., Wheatley, J. R., and Dawood, K. (2013). Women's attractiveness changes with estradiol and progesterone across the ovulatory cycle. Hormones and Behavior. PDF