Sexual Selection on Human Faces and Voices

  title={Sexual Selection on Human Faces and Voices},
  author={David A. Puts and Benedict C. Jones and Lisa Marie DeBruine},
  journal={The Journal of Sex Research},
  pages={227 - 243}
Humans are highly sexually dimorphic primates, and some of the most conspicuous human sex differences occur in the face and voice. Consequently, this article utilizes research findings on human faces and voices to illustrate how human sex differences may have arisen by sexual selection (i.e., the type of natural selection favoring traits that increase mating opportunities). Evidence suggesting that sexual selection shaped women's faces and voices is reviewed. However, sexual selection likely… 
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