Finger lengths, 2D:4D ratios, and their relation to gender-related personality traits and the Big Five.

@article{Lippa2006FingerL2,
  title={Finger lengths, 2D:4D ratios, and their relation to gender-related personality traits and the Big Five.},
  author={Richard A. Lippa},
  journal={Biological psychology},
  year={2006},
  volume={71 1},
  pages={116-21}
}
Finger lengths and the ratio of index finger to ring finger length (2D:4D) may be markers of gonadal hormone exposure. The current study investigated possible associations between absolute finger lengths, 2D:4D ratios, and gender-related personality traits in over 2000 participants. Regression analyses showed no associations between men's 2D:4D ratios and gender-related personality traits and weak associations between women's 2D:4D ratios and gender-related occupational preferences. Men's… CONTINUE READING

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