A review of human male field studies of hormones and behavioral reproductive effort

  title={A review of human male field studies of hormones and behavioral reproductive effort},
  author={P. Gray and Timothy S. McHale and J. Carr{\'e}},
  journal={Hormones and Behavior},
  • P. Gray, Timothy S. McHale, J. Carré
  • Published 2017
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Hormones and Behavior
  • The purpose of this paper is to review field studies of human male hormones and reproductive behavior. We first discuss life history theory and related conceptual considerations. As illustrations, distinctive features of human male life histories such as coalitional aggression, long-term partnering and paternal care are noted, along with their relevance to overall reproductive effort and developmental plasticity. We address broad questions about what constitutes a human male field study of… CONTINUE READING
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