Digit ratio (2D:4D), aggression, and dominance in the Hadza and the Datoga of Tanzania

  title={Digit ratio (2D:4D), aggression, and dominance in the Hadza and the Datoga of Tanzania},
  author={Marina Butovskaya and V. Burkova and D. Karelin and Bernhard Fink},
  journal={American Journal of Human Biology},
  • Marina Butovskaya, V. Burkova, +1 author Bernhard Fink
  • Published 2015
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • American Journal of Human Biology
  • Digit ratio (2D:4D)—a putative marker of prenatal androgen activity—has been shown to correlate with self‐reported physical aggression and dominance behavior, especially in male children and adolescents. This evidence is derived primarily from the study of Western samples. 
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