Biodemographic and Physical Correlates of Sexual Orientation in Men

  title={Biodemographic and Physical Correlates of Sexual Orientation in Men},
  author={G. Schwartz and Rachael M. Kim and Alana B. Kolundzija and G. Rieger and Alan R. Sanders},
  journal={Archives of Sexual Behavior},
  • G. Schwartz, Rachael M. Kim, +2 authors Alan R. Sanders
  • Published 2010
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Archives of Sexual Behavior
  • To better understand sexual orientation from an evolutionary perspective, we investigated whether, compared to heterosexual men, the fewer direct descendants of homosexual men could be counterbalanced by a larger number of other close biological relatives. We also investigated the extent to which three patterns generally studied separately––handedness, number of biological older brothers, and hair-whorl rotation pattern––correlated with each other, and for evidence of replication of previous… CONTINUE READING
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