Newspapers and Magazines

Playboy, “You can talk about differences between the sexes and not be sexist”, by Debra Soh, 5 October, 2016.

Yale Daily News, “Study finds evolutionary explanation for female orgasm”, Zainib Hamid, 26 August 2016.

New York Times, “Scientists ponder and evolutionary mystery: The female orgasm”, by Carl Zimmer, 1 August 2016.

Science, “New theory suggests female orgasms are an evolutionary leftover”, by Elizabeth Pennisi, 1 August 1, 2016.

The Guardian, “Mystery of the female orgasm may be solved, by Nicola Davis, 1 August 2016.

NBC News, “That deep, masculine voice is not for you, ladies”, by Maggie Fox, 8 May 2016.

The News Independent, “Deep-pitched masculine voice not to attract males but to scare off rivals”, by Namrata, 8 May 2016.

U.S. News & World Report, “Does a deep voice draw women?”, by Robert Preidt, 6 May 2016.

The Philadelphia Inquirer, “In the mating game, science says a deep voice helps,” by Tom Avril, 6 May 2015. David Puts - 20 -

Express (UK), Survival of the fittest: Men with deep voices are HEALTHIER say experts”, by Olivia Lerche, 6 May 2016.

Business Standard, “Deep male voices more ‘intimidating’ than ‘sexy’”, 6 May 2016. 116050600122_1.html

Complex, “Science says men’s deep voices intimidate other men—but don’t attract women”, by Suzannah Weiss, 5 May 2015.

Association for Psychological Science Observer, “Louder than words: Scientists show how our nonverbal expressions speak volumes to others”, by Anna Mikulak, vol.29, no.5 May/June 2016.

The Science Explorer, “Deep male voices are more scary than sexy”, by Erica Tennenhouse, 28 April, 2016.

Veja (Brazil), “Men have a deep voice to intimidate competitors, not to attract women, says study” (translation), by Marina Rappa, 28 April 2016.

Phys.Org “Deepness of male voice in primates found to be more likely to intimidate rivals than to attract mates”, by Bob Yirka, 27 April 2016.

Spiegel Online (Germany), “How deep male voices impress” (translation), 27 April 2016. 1089387.html

Daily Mail, “Deep voices evolved to intimidate rivals and NOT to attract women: Booming tones make males appear more dominant”, by Victoria Woollaston, 27 April 2016.

N-TV (Germany), “Attractive or intimidating? Effects of deep male voices” (translation), 27 April 2016.

Neue Zurcher Zeitung (Switzerland), “Deep and sexy or high and delicate: Voices and their effects” (translation), 27 April 2016.

ABC News (Australia), “Competition between men drove evolution of deep voices, researchers say”, 26 April 2016.

The Guardian, “Deep male voices evolved to intimidate men, not attract women”, by Nicola Davis, 26 April 2016.

Onward State, “The birds, the bees, and evolution: behind the scenes of Anthro 216”, by Emily David, 2 March 2016. David Puts - 21 -

Boston Globe, Uncommon Knowledge, “Too hot to handle”, by Kevin Lewis, 31 January 2016.

Discover Magazine, “Study finds women try to hide their hot men from other (fertile) women”, but Seriously Science, 26 January 2016.

Quartz, “A matter of protection: Women instinctively guard their sexual partners from other women who are ovulating”, by Olivia Goldhill, 16 January 2016.

New York Magazine, “Hey, ovulating women: Stay away from my man”, by Dayna Evan, 15 January 2016.

SiliconRepublic, “Wives don’t trust ovulating women around their men – report”, by Gordon Hunt, 15 January 2016.

Men’s Health, “The ‘Boyfriend voice,’ explained”, by Markham Heid, 3 November 2015.

Los Angeles Times, “Human fist evolved to punch, new study says”, by Amina Khan, 23 October 2015.

Motherboard, “What the animal world can tell us about human sexual selection”, by Alexandra Ossola, 4 December, 2014.

Psychology Today, “Peak experience”, by Dwyer Gunn, November/December 2014, pp.39-40. [Article with excerpts from interview on the functions of female sexual reponse and summary of Puts et al. 2012 Evol Hum Behav 33:1-9]

Time, “Title IX: How a good law went terribly wrong”, by Christina Hoff Sommers, 23 June 2014.

Men’s Health, “High-definition foreplay: Maximise her arousal by overloading her senses”, by Ryan Bailey, 17 March 2014.

The Guardian, “Roar of the rutting stag: why men have deep voices”, by Alice Roberts, 5 October 2013.

Men’s Health, “The personality trait women can’t resist”, by Markham Heid, 22 August 2013.

The Weekender, “The science of sex”, by Kenny Luck, 27 August, 2013. 9755andRef=AR

mX (Australia), “Hunks are orgasmic”, 24 June 2013, p.7. [Article on Puts et al. 2012 Evol Hum Behav 33:1-9].

Daily Mail, “Revealed: Women really are more likely to orgasm if they're with an attractive man”, 22 June, 2013.

Live Science, “Fertile gals look and sound more attractive: Study”, by Jennifer Abbasi, 12 December 2012. David Puts - 22 -

Huffington Post, “Female Orgasm: Serving an Evolutionary Function?”, by Kristen Mark, 11 December 2012.

Le Nouvel Observateur (France), “What use is the female orgasm?” (translation), by Peggy Sastre, 19 July 2012.

Cosmos, “More prenatal testosterone makes ‘masculine’ boys”, by Daniel Cossins, 15 February 2012.

Men’s Health, “She comes first”, by Laura Roberson, December 2011, p.46.

New Scientist, “Evolutionary mystery of female orgasm deepens”, by Aria Pearson, 9 September 2011.

Men’s Health, “The voice of sex”, by Laura Roberson, September 2011, p.44.

The Sydney Morning Herald, “Cheap wine and a nice lie down”, by Matt Buchanan and Gareth Hutchens, 22 July 2011.

The Economist, “Physiognomy: Facing the truth—Why a man’s face can lie but still produce orgasms”, print: 9 July, p.79, online: 7 July 2011.

USA Today, “Deep voices trigger infidelity jitters”, by Dan Vergano, 6 March 2011.

Folha de Sao Paolo (Brazil), print: “Men evolved to fight for women” [translation], online: “Men’s caveman reputation is explained by American bioanthropologist” [translation], by Reinaldo José Lopes, 1 February 2011.

Daily Telegraph (UK), “Women can spot the sounds of flirtatious rivals: Women can tell from other women’s voices how much of a threat they pose to their relationships, anthropologists have claimed,” by Roger Dobson, 10 October 2010.

New Scientist, “Male voices reveals owner’s strength,” by Ewen Callaway, 16 June 2010.

Discovery News, “Man’s voice reveals his fighting ability,” by Jennifer Viegas, 16 June 2010.

LiveScience News, “What deep-voiced men think of you,” 28 May 2010. David Puts - 23 -

Springer Science and Business Media, “The deep voice of alpha male: A rival’s deep, masculine voice is not enough to challenge a man’s dominance, says new study,” by Renate Bayaz, 28 May 2010.

The Economist, “Masculine traits: To get the girl, Fighting off rivals may be responsible for masculine traits,” by Kurt Kleiner, print: 22-28 May, p.86, online: 20 May 2010.

The Globe and Mail (Canada), “Men’s thick skulls,” by Michael Kesterton, 17 May 2010.

Daily Express (UK), “Why men take it on the jaw,” by Allister Hagger, 15 May 2010, print: p.26.

Daily Record (UK), “Chews a mate for life”, 15 May 2010, p.31.

Daily Telegraph (UK), “Men developed thicker foreheads and jaws due to fighting over women,” by Richard Alleyne, print: 15 May 2010 Saturday Edition; National Edition, p.2, online: 14 May 2010.

Daily Mail (UK), “Why Stallone would have been all the rage in the Stone Age and modern-day 'chinless' pin-ups given the heave-ho by ladies,” 14 May 2010.

Penn State Live, “It was brawn over beauty in human mating competition,” by Andrea Messer, 13 May 2010. 32791274210960/

India News Magazine, “Men with monotonous voices are irresistible,” 27 April 2010.

Telecinco (Spain), “Scientists tell us why women love George Clooney,” (translation) 26 April 2010. +mujeres+nos+gusta+George+Clooney

The Straits Times (Singapore), “Monotone is sexy,” 20 April 2010.

Adevarul (Romania), “George Clooney’s voice a magnet for women,” [translation] by Lydia Ionita, 19 April 2010. David Puts - 24 -

Malaysia Today, “Men with monotone voice are sexier,” by Stephanie Liew, 20 April 2010.

Deccan Chronicle (India), “Women like it monotonous,” 19 April 2010.

Hindustan Times (India), “Women find men with monotonous voice ‘irrestistible,’” 19 April 2010.

La Pagina (El Salvador), “George Clooney's voice appeals to many women: The reason that women like Clooney is his monotonous voice, according to a scientific study,” [translation] 18 April 2010.

Pressan (Iceland), “Men’s voices and how they say things have great impact on success with women,” [translation] 18 April 2010.

Daily Telegraph (UK), “Men with monotonous voices are irresistible, scientists say,” 18 April 2010.

Daily Mail, Mail Online (UK), “Why women love George Clooney (and no, it's nothing to do with his looks - it's because he's the ultimate Monotone Man),” by Jonathan Petre, 18 April 2010.

Daily Mail, Mail Online (UK), “What REALLY makes a woman want to sleep with a man?,” by Cindy Meston and David Buss, 23 September 2009.

ABC News, “Finger ratio: science or palm readings? Researchers find finger length may predict financial success,” by Lauren Cox, 13 January 2009.

New Scientist, “Deep-voiced men not guaranteed to impress,” by Ewen Callaway, 3 December 2008.

New Scientist, “Deep-voiced men father more children,” by Roxanne Khamsi, 27 December 2007.

Pravda (Russia), “Women prefer men with lower voices for short-term sexual flings,” [translation] by Alexander Timoshik, 1 September 2006.

derStandard (Germany), “Dominance behavior: Where men are like dogs,” [translation] 14 August 2006.

LiveScience News, “Men act like dogs to determine dominance,” by Ker Than, 31 July 2006.,2933,206436,00.html

Pravda (Russia), “Men with older brothers become gay,” [translation] by Alexander Timoshik, 27 June 2006.

ORF (Austria), “Homosexuality: ‘Brother phenomenon’ is biological nature,” [translation] 27 June 2006.

The Gaurdian (UK), “Sexual orientation ‘affected by number of older brothers,’” by Alok Jha, 27 June 2006. David Puts - 25 -,,1806702,00.html

Associated Press, “Men with older brothers more likely to be gay,” by Randolph E.Schmid, 26 June 2006. 26-brothers_x.htm,2933,200978,00.html

NRC Handelsblad (Netherlands), “Dark, threatening, dominant: Low male voice makes impression on women and competitors,” [translation] by Sander Voormolen, 14 March 2006.