Marriage, parenting, and testosterone variation among Kenyan Swahili men.

  title={Marriage, parenting, and testosterone variation among Kenyan Swahili men.},
  author={Peter B. Gray},
  journal={American journal of physical anthropology},
  volume={122 3},
  • Peter B. Gray
  • Published 2003 in American journal of physical anthropology
Male variation in testosterone (T) levels may, in part, reflect a differential behavioral allocation to mating and parenting effort. This research tests whether demographic indicators of pair bonding and parenting were associated with salivary T levels among Kenyan Swahili men. Men in the sample were either unmarried (N = 17), monogamously married (N = 57), or polygynously married (N = 14), and between ages 29-52. In contrast with earlier findings among North American men, monogamously married… CONTINUE READING

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