M Voracek

Summary

Affiliation: University of Vienna
Country: Austria

Publications

  1. ncbi Digit ratio (2D:4D) in homosexual and heterosexual men from Austria
    Martin Voracek
    Department of Psychology, University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
    Arch Sex Behav 34:335-40. 2005
  2. ncbi Facts and myths about seasonal variation in suicide
    Martin Voracek
    Department of Basic Psychological Research, School of Psychology, University of Vienna, Liebiggasse 5, Rm 03 42, A 1010 Vienna, Austria
    Psychol Rep 100:810-4. 2007
  3. ncbi The malleability of beliefs in the genetics of suicide: an intervention study with the beliefs in the inheritance of risk factors for suicide scale (BIRFSS)
    Martin Voracek
    Department of Basic Psychological Research, School of Psychology, University of Vienna, Austria
    Psychiatr Danub 20:16-25. 2008
  4. ncbi National intelligence, suicide rate, and subjective well-being
    Martin Voracek
    Department of Basic Psychological Research, School of Psychology, University of Vienna, Liebiggasse 5, Rm 03 46, A 1010 Vienna, Austria
    Percept Mot Skills 109:718-20. 2009
  5. ncbi A further test of the Finno-Ugrian Suicide Hypothesis: correspondence of county suicide rates in Romania and population proportion of ethnic Hungarians
    Martin Voracek
    Department of Basic Psychological Research, School of Psychology, University of Vienna, Liebiggasse 5, Rm 03 46, A 1010 Vienna, Austria
    Percept Mot Skills 105:1209-22. 2007
  6. ncbi Beliefs in genetic determinism and attitudes towards psychiatric genetic research: psychometric scale properties, construct associations, demographic correlates, and cross-cultural comparisons
    Martin Voracek
    Department of Basic Psychological Research, School of Psychology, University of Vienna, Austria
    Psychol Rep 101:979-86. 2007
  7. ncbi State IQ and suicide rates in the United States
    Martin Voracek
    Department of Basic Psychological Research, School of Psychology, University of Vienna, Liebiggasse 5, Rm 03 42, A 1010 Vienna, Austria
    Percept Mot Skills 105:102-6. 2007
  8. ncbi "I find you to be very attractive..." Biases in compliance estimates to sexual offers
    Martin Voracek
    Department of Basic Psychological Research, University of Vienna, Austria
    Psicothema 18:384-91. 2006
  9. ncbi Comparative study of digit ratios (2D:4D and other) and novel measures of relative finger length: testing magnitude and consistency of sex differences across samples
    Martin Voracek
    Department of Basic Psychological Research, School of Psychology, University of Vienna, Liebiggasse 5, Rm 03 46, A 1010 Vienna, Austria
    Percept Mot Skills 108:83-93. 2009
  10. ncbi Digit ratio (2D:4D) in twins: heritability estimates and evidence for a masculinized trait expression in women from opposite-sex pairs
    Martin Voracek
    Department of Basic Psychological Research, School of Psychology, University of Vienna, Liebiggasse 5, Rm 03 42, A 1010 Vienna, Austria
    Psychol Rep 100:115-26. 2007

Detail Information

Publications98

  1. ncbi Digit ratio (2D:4D) in homosexual and heterosexual men from Austria
    Martin Voracek
    Department of Psychology, University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
    Arch Sex Behav 34:335-40. 2005
    ..It is concluded that more data are required to clarify whether or not there is a 2D:4D effect for sexual orientation in men...
  2. ncbi Facts and myths about seasonal variation in suicide
    Martin Voracek
    Department of Basic Psychological Research, School of Psychology, University of Vienna, Liebiggasse 5, Rm 03 42, A 1010 Vienna, Austria
    Psychol Rep 100:810-4. 2007
    ..The vast majority of respondents believed the peak to be located in late autumn and early winter and the trough occurring in late spring and the summer months. Implications for education and practice are discussed...
  3. ncbi The malleability of beliefs in the genetics of suicide: an intervention study with the beliefs in the inheritance of risk factors for suicide scale (BIRFSS)
    Martin Voracek
    Department of Basic Psychological Research, School of Psychology, University of Vienna, Austria
    Psychiatr Danub 20:16-25. 2008
    ..Previous research has documented that disbelief in the genetics of suicide prevails...
  4. ncbi National intelligence, suicide rate, and subjective well-being
    Martin Voracek
    Department of Basic Psychological Research, School of Psychology, University of Vienna, Liebiggasse 5, Rm 03 46, A 1010 Vienna, Austria
    Percept Mot Skills 109:718-20. 2009
    ..This new result adds to current evidence for cognitive ability as an ecologic (aggregate-level) correlate of suicide prevalence...
  5. ncbi A further test of the Finno-Ugrian Suicide Hypothesis: correspondence of county suicide rates in Romania and population proportion of ethnic Hungarians
    Martin Voracek
    Department of Basic Psychological Research, School of Psychology, University of Vienna, Liebiggasse 5, Rm 03 46, A 1010 Vienna, Austria
    Percept Mot Skills 105:1209-22. 2007
    ..Supplemental analyses of a questionnaire item which specifically queried this study's main finding indicated widespread disbelief of this fact of suicide prevalence across a variety of samples, including two samples from Romania...
  6. ncbi Beliefs in genetic determinism and attitudes towards psychiatric genetic research: psychometric scale properties, construct associations, demographic correlates, and cross-cultural comparisons
    Martin Voracek
    Department of Basic Psychological Research, School of Psychology, University of Vienna, Austria
    Psychol Rep 101:979-86. 2007
    ....
  7. ncbi State IQ and suicide rates in the United States
    Martin Voracek
    Department of Basic Psychological Research, School of Psychology, University of Vienna, Liebiggasse 5, Rm 03 42, A 1010 Vienna, Austria
    Percept Mot Skills 105:102-6. 2007
    ..Currently available estimates of state IQ, therefore, seem not appropriate to resolve the question of the direction of the ecological correlation of intelligence and suicide mortality across the USA...
  8. ncbi "I find you to be very attractive..." Biases in compliance estimates to sexual offers
    Martin Voracek
    Department of Basic Psychological Research, University of Vienna, Austria
    Psicothema 18:384-91. 2006
    ....
  9. ncbi Comparative study of digit ratios (2D:4D and other) and novel measures of relative finger length: testing magnitude and consistency of sex differences across samples
    Martin Voracek
    Department of Basic Psychological Research, School of Psychology, University of Vienna, Liebiggasse 5, Rm 03 46, A 1010 Vienna, Austria
    Percept Mot Skills 108:83-93. 2009
    ..This gradient suggests mediolaterally arranged developmental fields that act sexually differentiated on finger-length expression. Implications of these findings for further digit ratio research are discussed...
  10. ncbi Digit ratio (2D:4D) in twins: heritability estimates and evidence for a masculinized trait expression in women from opposite-sex pairs
    Martin Voracek
    Department of Basic Psychological Research, School of Psychology, University of Vienna, Liebiggasse 5, Rm 03 42, A 1010 Vienna, Austria
    Psychol Rep 100:115-26. 2007
    ..The study of sex chromosome aberrations should indicate whether the presence of additional X or Y chromosomes is associated with 2D:4D levels...
  11. ncbi The Miandad effect reconsidered: analysis of Pakistan's cricket performance 1952 to 2005
    Martin Voracek
    Department of Basic Psychological Research, School of Psychology, University of Vienna, Austria
    Percept Mot Skills 102:323-6. 2006
    ..Apparently, the Miandad effect neither generalized to all recurrently encountered opponents, nor was specific to India...
  12. ncbi On the elusive nature of the Letters from the Heart effect
    Martin Voracek
    Department of Basic Psychological Research, School of Psychology, University of Vienna, Liebiggasse 5, Room 03 42, A 1010 Vienna, Austria
    Percept Mot Skills 104:803-14. 2007
    ..The consistent nonreplication is discussed in terms of a lack of necessary boundary conditions for the effect to emerge reliably and in differences in analysis between the original investigation and the present re-..
  13. ncbi Big five personality factors and suicide rates in the United States: a state-level analysis
    Martin Voracek
    Department of Basic Psychological Research, School of Psychology, University of Vienna, Liebiggasse 5, Rm 03 46, A 1010 Vienna, Austria
    Percept Mot Skills 109:208-12. 2009
    ..Also conforming to cross-national findings, the Big Five factors of Agreeableness and Extraversion were negatively, albeit not reliably, associated with suicide rates...
  14. ncbi Beliefs in the Inheritance of Risk Factors for Suicide Scale: development, reliability, stability, and convergent and discriminant validity
    Martin Voracek
    Department of Basic Psychological Research, School of Psychology, University of Vienna, Liebiggasse 5, Rm 03 42, A 1010 Vienna, Austria
    Psychol Rep 101:107-16. 2007
    ..This novel scale shows potential for assessing individuals' beliefs about the genetics of suicide. Applications may include basic research, educational contexts, and evaluation of professional training...
  15. ncbi Dietary tryptophan intake and suicide rate in industrialized nations
    Martin Voracek
    Department of Basic Psychological Research, School of Psychology, University of Vienna, Austria
    J Affect Disord 98:259-62. 2007
    ..Tryptophan, an essential amino acid, is the rate-limiting precursor of serotonin biosynthesis. The serotonergic system has been strongly implicated in the neurobiology of suicide...
  16. ncbi Regional intelligence and suicide rate in Italy
    Martin Voracek
    Department of Basic Psychological Research, School of Psychology, University of Vienna, Liebiggasse 5, Rm 03 46, A 1010 Vienna, Austria
    Psychol Rep 105:1023-6. 2009
    ..Directions for further inquiry into aggregate-level associations of cognitive-ability indicators and suicide risk within nations are discussed...
  17. ncbi Regional intelligence and suicide rate in Germany, revisited
    Martin Voracek
    Department of Basic Psychological Research and Research Methods, School of Psychology, University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
    Psychol Rep 113:1114-8. 2013
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  18. doi Beliefs about the genetics of suicide in Canadian students: cross-language validation of the Beliefs in the Inheritance of Risk Factors for Suicide Scale (BIRFSS)
    Martin Voracek
    Department of Basic Psychological Research, School of Psychology, University of Vienna, Austria
    Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 62:271-8. 2008
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  19. ncbi National intelligence estimates and the Failed State Index
    Martin Voracek
    Department of Basic Psychological Research and Research Methods, School of Psychology, University of Vienna, Liebiggasse 5, Room 03 46, A 1010 Vienna, Austria
    Psychol Rep 113:519-24. 2013
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  20. ncbi Regional analysis of big five personality factors and suicide rates in Russia
    Martin Voracek
    Department of Basic Psychological Research and Research Methods, School of Psychology, University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
    Psychol Rep 113:1043-7. 2013
    ..All in all, regional suicide rates across Russia were dissociated from regional variation in personality dimensions...
  21. ncbi On the importance of tail ratios for psychological science
    Martin Voracek
    Department of Basic Psychological Research and Research Methods, School of Psychology, University of Vienna, Liebiggasse 5, Room 03 46, A 1010 Vienna, Austria
    Psychol Rep 112:872-86. 2013
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  22. ncbi Differential correlations of digit ratio (2D:4D) with aggressive dominance and sociable dominance are not demonstrated: commentary on van der Meij, Almela, Buunk, Dubbs, and Salvador (2012, Aggressive Behavior, 38(3), 208-212)
    Martin Voracek
    Department of Basic Psychological Research and Research Methods, School of Psychology, University of Vienna, Austria
    Aggress Behav 39:85-7. 2013
    ..e. successful replication of novel findings by the initial researchers themselves), as is now increasingly required for publishing in various fields of inconsistent, hard-to-replicate evidence...
  23. ncbi Cross-national social ecology of intelligence and suicide prevalence: integration, refinement, and update of studies
    Martin Voracek
    Department of Basic Psychological Research, School of Psychology, University of Vienna, Liebiggasse 5, Rm 03 46, A 1010 Vienna, Austria
    Percept Mot Skills 106:550-6. 2008
    ..Implications of these findings and the question of generalizability of such associations to the individual level are discussed...
  24. ncbi State IQ and elderly suicide rates in the United States
    Martin Voracek
    Department of Basic Psychological Research, School of Psychology, University of Vienna, Liebiggasse 5, Rm 03 46, A 1010 Vienna, Austria
    Psychol Rep 102:601-2. 2008
    ..The implications of these findings and directions for further inquiry are discussed...
  25. ncbi Birthday and birthmate problems: misconceptions of probability among psychology undergraduates and casino visitors and personnel
    Martin Voracek
    School of Psychology, University of Vienna, Austria
    Percept Mot Skills 106:91-103. 2008
    ..Implications of and possible explanations for these findings, study limitations, directions for further inquiry, and the real-world relevance of ameliorating misconceptions of probability are discussed...
  26. ncbi The nexus of suicide prevalence, helping behavior, pace of life, affluence, and intelligence: contrary results from comparisons across nations and within the United States
    Martin Voracek
    Department of Basic Psychological Research, School of Psychology, University of Vienna, Liebiggasse 5, Rm 03 46, A 1010 Vienna, Austria
    Percept Mot Skills 105:1119-26. 2007
    ..Within the USA, the direction of the correlations of suicide prevalence with these four variables is exactly reversed. Possible reasons for these opposed findings and implications for research are discussed...
  27. ncbi Belief and disbelief in the existence of genetic risk factors for suicide: cross-cultural comparisons
    Martin Voracek
    Department of Basic Psychological Research, School of Psychology, University of Vienna, Austria
    Psychol Rep 101:1189-95. 2007
    ..Consistent with previous research, across a considerable variety of sample types and cultural settings there was no evidence for a clear majority believing in genetic bases for suicide...
  28. ncbi Correlates, item-sequence invariance, and test-retest reliability of the beliefs in the inheritance of risk factors for suicide scale (BIRFSS)
    Martin Voracek
    Department of Basic Psychological Research, School of Psychology, University of Vienna, Austria
    Psychol Rep 101:1107-17. 2007
    ..The scale shows potential for basic research and curriculum evaluation...
  29. ncbi Lay theories of suicide among Austrian psychology undergraduates
    Martin Voracek
    Department of Basic Psychological Research, School of Psychology, University of Vienna, Austria
    Crisis 28:204-6. 2007
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  30. ncbi National intelligence and suicide rate across Europe: an alternative test using educational attainment data
    Martin Voracek
    Department of Basic Psychological Research, School of Psychology, University of Vienna, Liebiggasse 5, Rm 03 42, A 1010 Vienna, Austria
    Psychol Rep 101:512-8. 2007
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  31. ncbi Evidence for a positive ecological correlation of regional intelligence and suicide mortality in the United States during the early 20th century
    Martin Voracek
    Department of Basic Psychological Research, School of Psychology, University of Vienna, Liebiggasse 5, Rm 03 42, A 1010 Vienna, Austria
    Percept Mot Skills 105:391-402. 2007
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  32. ncbi National differences in intelligence and population rates of suicidal ideation, suicide plans, and attempted suicide
    Martin Voracek
    Department of Basic Psychological Research, School of Psychology, University of Vienna, Liebiggasse 5, Rm 03 42, A 1010 Vienna, Austria
    Percept Mot Skills 105:355-61. 2007
    ..Several alternative explanations for the current nil findings are also discussed...
  33. ncbi Testing the Finno-Ugrian Suicide Hypothesis: geographic variation of elderly suicide rates across Europe
    Martin Voracek
    Department of Basic Psychological Research, School of Psychology, University of Vienna, Austria
    Nord J Psychiatry 62:302-8. 2008
    ..The current findings thus add to cumulated empirical evidence consistent with the Finno-Ugrian Suicide Hypothesis...
  34. doi Consistency of immigrant and country-of-birth suicide rates: a meta-analysis
    M Voracek
    Department of Basic Psychological Research, School of Psychology, University of Vienna, Austria
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 118:259-71. 2008
    ..Migrant studies are also informative in this context, but underused. In particular, a meta-analysis of the associations of immigrant (IMM) and country-of-birth (COB) suicide rates is unavailable...
  35. doi Brief communication: Familial resemblance in digit ratio (2D:4D)
    Martin Voracek
    Department of Basic Psychological Research, School of Psychology, University of Vienna, Vienna A 1010, Austria
    Am J Phys Anthropol 140:376-80. 2009
    ..2D:4D was particularly strongly heritable through male lines (father-son and brother-brother correlations), thus raising the possibility that Y-linked genes (such as the sex-determining region SRY) might influence 2D:4D expression...
  36. ncbi Replicated nil associations of digit ratio (2D:4D) and absolute finger lengths with implicit and explicit measures of aggression
    Martin Voracek
    University of Vienna, Department of Psychological Research, School of Psychology, Vienna, Austria
    Psicothema 21:382-9. 2009
    ..These nil findings cast doubt on hypothesized advantages of implicitly (over explicitly) measured target traits for 2D:4D research. More generally, they add to a growing number of replication failures in this area...
  37. ncbi Scientometric analysis and bibliography of digit ratio (2D:4D) research, 1998-2008
    Martin Voracek
    Department of Basic Psychological Research, School of Psychology, University of Vienna, Liebiggasse 5, Rm 03 46, A 1010 Vienna, Austria
    Psychol Rep 104:922-56. 2009
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  38. ncbi Finger, sex, and side differences in fingertip size and lack of association with image-based digit ratio (2D:4D) measurements
    Martin Voracek
    Department of Basic Psychological Research, School of Psychology, University of Vienna, Liebiggasse 5, Rm 03 46, 1010 Vienna, Austria
    Percept Mot Skills 107:507-12. 2008
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  39. ncbi Consistency of immigrant suicide rates in Austria with country-of-birth suicide rates: a role for genetic risk factors for suicide?
    Martin Voracek
    Department of Basic Psychological Research, University of Vienna, Austria
    Psychiatry Res 170:286-9. 2009
    ..This correspondence of immigrant and country-of-birth suicide rates is consistent with the assumption of population differences in the prevalence of genetic risk factors for suicide, for which there is emerging evidence...
  40. doi Investigating digit ratio (2D:4D) in a highly male-dominated occupation: the case of firefighters
    Martin Voracek
    Department of Basic Psychological Research, School of Psychology, University of Vienna, Liebiggasse 5, Rm 03 46, A 1010, Vienna, Austria
    Scand J Psychol 51:146-56. 2010
    ..The merits of this additional marker, relative to 2D:4D, for supplementing studies of possible sex-hormonal effects on personality and directions for future inquiry along these lines are discussed...
  41. ncbi Suicide rates, national intelligence estimates, and differential K theory
    Martin Voracek
    Department of Basic Psychological Research, School of Psychology, University of Vienna, Liebiggasse 5, Rm 03 46, A 1010 Vienna, Austria
    Percept Mot Skills 109:733-6. 2009
    ..The propensity toward suicidal behavior is a positive correlate of the K superfactor...
  42. ncbi Lack of association between digit ratio (2D:4D) and assertiveness: replication in a large sample
    Martin Voracek
    Department of Basic Psychological Research, School of Psychology, University of Vienna, Liebiggasse 5, Room 03 46, A 1010 Vienna, Austria
    Percept Mot Skills 109:757-69. 2009
    ..Discussed are implications of this specific null finding, now replicated in a large sample, for studies of 2D:4D and personality in general and novel research approaches to proceed in this field...
  43. ncbi Recent decline in nonpaternity rates: a cross-temporal meta-analysis
    Martin Voracek
    Department of Basic Psychological Research, School of Psychology, University of Vienna, Liebiggasse 5, Room 03 46, A 1010 Vienna, Austria
    Psychol Rep 103:799-811. 2008
    ..This estimate also rebuts the beliefs and hearsay data widespread among both the public and researchers which contend nonpaternity rates in modern populations might be as high as about 10%...
  44. ncbi The relation of digit ratio (2D:4D) and absolute finger length to Pavlovian temperament dimensions
    Martin Voracek
    Department of Basic Psychological Research, School of Psychology, University of Vienna, Liebiggasse 5, Room 03 46, A 1010 Vienna, Austria
    Psychol Rep 103:783-92. 2008
    ..All associations for women were negligible. Both prenatal and postnatal androgen action may contribute to small amounts of individual differences in Pavlovian temperament dimensions in men but apparently not in women...
  45. ncbi Not carried away by a moonlight shadow: no evidence for associations between suicide occurrence and lunar phase among more than 65,000 suicide cases in Austria, 1970-2006
    Martin Voracek
    Department of Basic Psychological Research, School of Psychology, University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
    Wien Klin Wochenschr 120:343-9. 2008
    ..This study investigated lunar effects on one particular outcome (completed suicide) for which the literature appears unsettled, owing to some recent reports with positive findings...
  46. ncbi Digit ratio (2D:4D) and wearing of wedding rings
    Martin Voracek
    Department of Basic Psychological Research, School of Psychology, University of Vienna, Liebiggasse 5, Room 03 46, A 1010 Vienna, Austria
    Percept Mot Skills 106:883-90. 2008
    ..Discussed are implications of the current findings and directions for future research into possible associations of 2D:4D with other aspects of body ornamentation...
  47. ncbi Twin-singleton differences in intelligence: a meta-analysis
    Martin Voracek
    Department of Basic Psychological Research, School of Psychology, University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
    Psychol Rep 102:951-62. 2008
    ..Likely causes of the effect appear to be prenatal and perinatal factors (reduced fetal growth and shorter gestation for twins)...
  48. doi Psychometric properties of the Revised Facts on Suicide Quiz in Austrian medical and psychology undergraduates
    Martin Voracek
    Department of Basic Psychological Research, School of Psychology, University of Vienna, Liebiggasse 5, Rm 03 46, A 1010 Vienna, Austria
    Death Stud 32:937-50. 2008
    ..On the whole, women, advanced, older, and medical students outperformed men, junior, younger, and psychology students. Various directions for further inquiry are discussed..
  49. ncbi Sex differences in directional asymmetry of digit length and its effects on sex differences in digit ratio (2D:4D)
    Martin Voracek
    Department of Basic Psychological Research, School of Psychology, University of Vienna, Liebiggasse 5, Rm 03 46, A 1010 Vienna, Austria
    Percept Mot Skills 107:576-86. 2008
    ..Implications of these findings for 2D:4D research are discussed...
  50. ncbi Anticipation of total solar eclipse and suicide incidence
    Martin Voracek
    Department of Psychology, Division of Research Methods and Differential Psychology, University of Vienna, Austria Liebiggasse 5 3, A 1010 Wien
    Psychiatr Danub 16:157-9. 2004
    ..Collective anticipation of a positive event could have a preventive effect on suicide incidence...
  51. doi The beliefs in the inheritance of risk factors for suicide scale (BIRFSS): cross-cultural validation in Estonia, Malaysia, Romania, the United Kingdom, and the United States
    Martin Voracek
    Department of Basic Psychological Research, School of Psychology, University of Vienna, Viena, Australia
    Suicide Life Threat Behav 38:688-98. 2008
    ....
  52. ncbi Digit ratio (2D:4D), ABO blood type, and the Rhesus factor
    Martin Voracek
    Department of Basic Psychological Research, School of Psychology, University of Vienna, Liebiggasse 5, 03 46, A 1010 Vienna, Austria
    Percept Mot Skills 107:737-46. 2008
    ..If replicable, this may suggest genes contributing to the expression of 2D:4D reside in the vicinity of the gene loci (chromosomal locations: 9q34.2 and 1p36.11) of these blood groups or pleiotropic effects of the blood-group genes...
  53. ncbi Relationships of toe-length ratios to finger-length ratios, foot preference, and wearing of toe rings
    Martin Voracek
    Department of Basic Psychological Research, School of Psychology, University of Vienna, Austria
    Percept Mot Skills 110:33-47. 2010
    ..Discussed are implications of these findings for digit ratio research, along with ideas for further inquiry on this topic...
  54. ncbi Seasonality of suicide in Eastern Europe: a rejoinder to Lester and Moksony
    Martin Voracek
    Department of Psychology, Division of Research Methods and Differential Psychology, University of Vienna, Liebiggasse 5 3, A 1010 Vienna, Austria
    Percept Mot Skills 99:17-8. 2004
    ..2002) that seasonality of suicide remains high in Eastern Europe. A new hypothesis regarding the co-occurrence of high incidence and strong seasonality of suicide is presented...
  55. ncbi Exponential fitting of suicide rate and national intelligence estimates
    Martin Voracek
    Department of Basic Psychological Research, University of Vienna, Austria
    Percept Mot Skills 102:896-8. 2006
    ..This evidence implies that the effect of a shift in the national IQ on the suicide rate is proportional, not absolute. As a rule of thumb, a 5-point shift in national IQ roughly corresponds to a 50% change in the national suicide rate...
  56. ncbi Suicide rate and skin color
    Martin Voracek
    Department of Basic Psychological Research, School of Psychology, University of Vienna, Austria
    Percept Mot Skills 102:836-8. 2006
    ..This ecological (aggregate-level) association was independent of national differences in affluence, as measured by per capita Gross Domestic Product...
  57. ncbi Suicide rate and national scores on the Big Five personality factors
    Martin Voracek
    Department of Basic Psychological Research, School of Psychology, University of Vienna, Austria
    Percept Mot Skills 102:609-10. 2006
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  58. ncbi Educational attainment, intelligence, interstate migration, and suicide rates in the United States: rejoinder to Abel and Kruger (2005)
    Martin Voracek
    Department of Basic Psychological Research, School of Psychology, University of Vienna, Liebiggasse 5, Rm 03 42, A 1010 Vienna, Austria
    Psychol Rep 98:608-10. 2006
    ..S. might render adult-age indicators of educational attainment inappropriate to reflect regional variation in intelligence by place of birth...
  59. ncbi Smart and suicidal? The social ecology of intelligence and suicide in Austria
    Martin Voracek
    Department of Basic Psychological Research, School of Psychology, University of Vienna, Liebiggasse 5, Rm 03 42, A 1010 Vienna, Austria
    Death Stud 30:471-85. 2006
    ..It is argued that the most parsimonious interpretation of these aggregate-level findings remains that intelligence level and suicide mortality are positively related...
  60. ncbi Some problems of research on the association between blood types and suicide mortality: comment on Lester (2004)
    Martin Voracek
    School of Psychology, University of Vienna, Austria
    Crisis 26:181-3. 2005
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  61. ncbi Clark and Hatfield's evidence of women's low receptivity to male strangers' sexual offers revisited
    Martin Voracek
    University of Vienna, Austria
    Psychol Rep 97:11-20. 2005
    ..The present findings point to the importance of contextual effects in naturalistic investigations of women's receptivity to sexual offers...
  62. ncbi The social ecology of intelligence and suicide in Belarus
    Martin Voracek
    School of Psychology, University of Vienna, Liebiggasse 5 3, A 1010 Vienna, Austria
    J Soc Psychol 145:613-7. 2005
  63. doi Digit ratio (2D:4D) predicts sporting success among female fencers independent from physical, experience, and personality factors
    M Voracek
    Department of Basic Psychological Research, School of Psychology, University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
    Scand J Med Sci Sports 20:853-60. 2010
    ..Sporting success in adult life might be partly prenatally programmed via long-lasting extragenital effects of testosterone...
  64. ncbi Variation in European suicide rates is better accounted for by latitude and longitude than by national percentage of Finno-Ugrians and Type O blood: a rebuttal of Lester and Kondrichin (2004)
    Martin Voracek
    School of Psychology, University of Vienna, Austria
    Percept Mot Skills 99:1243-50. 2004
    ..in 2003 and refuting the supposition of Lester and Kondrichin of 2004. Discussion focuses on possible bases of this finding and on research problems pertaining to relations between suicide and blood type...
  65. ncbi Social ecology of intelligence and suicide in the United States
    Martin Voracek
    Department of Basic Psychological Research, University of Vienna, School of Psychology, Austria
    Percept Mot Skills 102:767-75. 2006
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  66. ncbi Suicide rate and blood groups: an ecological study of 39 nations
    Martin Voracek
    School of Psychology, University of Vienna, Austria
    Percept Mot Skills 99:896-8. 2004
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  67. ncbi Austrian medical students' attitudes towards male and female homosexuality: a comparative survey
    Oliver Arnold
    First Department of Psychiatry, Otto Wagner Spital, Vienna, Austria
    Wien Klin Wochenschr 116:730-6. 2004
    ..Comparative investigations between medical students and other student groups have not yet been conducted...
  68. ncbi Regional intelligence and suicide rate in Denmark
    Martin Voracek
    Department of Basic Psychological Research, School of Psychology, University of Vienna, Liebiggasse 5, Room 03 42, A 1010 Vienna, Austria
    Psychol Rep 98:671-4. 2006
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  69. ncbi Medical and psychology students' disbelief in the inheritance of risk factors for suicide
    Martin Voracek
    Department of Basic Psychological Research, School of Psychology, University of Vienna, Liebiggasse 5, Rm 03 42, A 1010 Vienna, Austria
    Psychol Rep 99:599-602. 2006
    ..One single implication is that this information needs to be incorporated and covered more visibly in medical and psychology textbooks and curricula...
  70. ncbi Digit ratios (2D:4D and other) and relative thumb length: a test of developmental stability
    Martin Voracek
    Department of Basic Psychological Research, School of Psychology, University of Vienna, Liebiggasse 5, Room 03 42, A 1010 Vienna, Austria
    Percept Mot Skills 105:143-52. 2007
    ..Additional findings, such as the magnitude ranking of sex differences in digit ratios and the comparability of direct versus image-based finger-length measurements, are also discussed...
  71. ncbi Regional intelligence and suicide rate: new data for Australia and a synthesis of research
    Martin Voracek
    Department of Basic Psychological Research, School of Psychology, University of Vienna, Liebiggasse 5, Rm 03 42, A 1010 Vienna, Austria
    Percept Mot Skills 105:191-6. 2007
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  72. ncbi Genetic factors in suicide: reassessment of adoption studies and individuals' beliefs about adoption study findings
    Martin Voracek
    Department of Basic Psychological Research, School of Psychology University of Vienna, Liebiggasse 5, Rm 03 42, A 1010 Vienna, Austria
    Psychiatr Danub 19:139-53. 2007
    ..However, a comprehensive, stand-alone review of adoption studies in this area is unavailable, nor are there data on what people actually believe about adoption study findings...
  73. ncbi The Beliefs in the Inheritance of Risk Factors for Suicide Scale (BIRFSS): further results on demographic correlates, dimensionality, reliability, and validity
    Martin Voracek
    Department of Basic Psychological Research, School of Psychology, University of Vienna, Austria
    Omega (Westport) 55:279-96. 2007
    ..Demographic correlates of BIRFSS scores included respondents' age and religiosity (both positive ones), but not respondents' sex, educational level, or political orientation...
  74. ncbi Sex differences in relative foot length and perceived attractiveness of female feet: relationships among anthropometry, physique, and preference ratings
    Martin Voracek
    Department of Basic Psychological Research, School of Psychology, University of Vienna, Austria
    Percept Mot Skills 104:1123-38. 2007
    ..The preference for small feet in women was convergent across different methods of evaluating attractiveness. Directions for investigations in this emerging field of research on physical attractiveness are discussed...
  75. ncbi Genetics of suicide: a systematic review of twin studies
    Martin Voracek
    Department of Basic Psychological Research, School of Psychology, University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
    Wien Klin Wochenschr 119:463-75. 2007
    ..The present account provides a comprehensive and up-to-date review of the twin studies on this topic...
  76. ncbi Testing the Finno-Ugrian suicide hypothesis: replication and refinement with regional suicide data from eastern Europe
    Martin Voracek
    Department of Basic Psychological Research, School of Psychology, University of Vienna, Liebiggasse 5, Rm 03 42, A 1010 Vienna, Austria
    Percept Mot Skills 104:985-94. 2007
    ..5%, respectively). These results are consistent with the Finno-Ugrian Suicide Hypothesis. Study limitations and directions for further research are discussed...
  77. ncbi Digit ratio (2D:4D) in Lithuania once and now: testing for sex differences, relations with eye and hair color, and a possible secular change
    Martin Voracek
    Department of Basic Psychological Research, School of Psychology, University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
    Coll Antropol 31:863-8. 2007
    ..The puzzling geographical pattern seen in the 2D:4D ratio and the question of possible time trends therein deserve further investigations...
  78. ncbi Surname study of suicide in Austria: differences in regional suicide rates correspond to the genetic structure of the population
    Martin Voracek
    Department of Basic Psychological Research, School of Psychology, University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
    Wien Klin Wochenschr 119:355-60. 2007
    ..This study investigated whether differences in regional suicide rates correspond to the genetic structure of the Austrian population...
  79. ncbi Repeatability and interobserver error of digit ratio (2D:4D) measurements made by experts
    Martin Voracek
    Department of Basic Psychological Research, School of Psychology, University of Vienna, A 1010 Vienna, Austria
    Am J Hum Biol 19:142-6. 2007
    ..Some practical recommendations for 2D:4D measurement are offered...
  80. ncbi Digit ratio (2D:4D), lateral preferences, and performance in fencing
    Martin Voracek
    Department of Basic Psychological Research, School of Psychology, University of Vienna, Liebiggasse 5, Rm 03 42, A 1010 Vienna, Austria
    Percept Mot Skills 103:427-46. 2006
    ..The present findings add to the evidence that 2D:4D might be a performance indicator for men across a variety of sports...
  81. ncbi Ancestry, genes, and suicide: a test of the Finno-Ugrian Suicide Hypothesis in the United States
    Martin Voracek
    Department of Basic Psychological Research, School of Psychology, University of Vienna, Liebiggasse 5, Rm 03 42, A 1010 Vienna, Austria
    Percept Mot Skills 103:543-50. 2006
    ..The findings of this first test outside Europe are therefore conflicting. A proposal based on the geographical study approach is offered to further the progress of investigations into the genetics of suicide...
  82. ncbi Regional intelligence and suicide rate in Germany
    Martin Voracek
    Ph D, Department of Basic Psychological Research, School ology, University of Vienna, Liebiggasse 5, Rm 03 42, A 1010 Vienna, Austria
    Percept Mot Skills 103:639-42. 2006
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  83. ncbi Evidence for assortative mating on digit ratio (2D:4D), a biomarker for prenatal androgen exposure
    Martin Voracek
    University of Vienna, Austria
    J Biosoc Sci 39:599-612. 2007
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  84. ncbi National intelligence, suicide rate in the elderly, and a threshold intelligence for suicidality: an ecological study of 48 Eurasian countries
    Martin Voracek
    University of Vienna, Austria
    J Biosoc Sci 37:721-40. 2005
    ..Based on ecological data, the threshold IQ for suicidality is predicted to be 70 or slightly over, an estimate that is consistent with various suicidological observations...
  85. ncbi A computer-based method for calculation of orbital floor fractures from coronal computed tomography scans
    O Ploder
    University of Vienna General Hospital, Vienna, Austria
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 59:1437-42. 2001
    ..A computer program recently developed for the calculation of the orbital floor and fracture areas from coronal computed tomography (CT) scans was used in a study to evaluate the accuracy and ability of this new method...
  86. ncbi Reperfusion of autotransplanted teeth--comparison of clinical measurements by means of dental magnetic resonance imaging
    O Ploder
    Clinic for Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, General Hospital, University of Vienna Medical School, Austria
    Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 92:335-40. 2001
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  87. ncbi Follow-up study of treatment of orbital floor fractures: relation of clinical data and software-based CT-analysis
    O Ploder
    Department of Cranio Maxillofacial and Oral Surgery, University of Vienna Medical School, Austria
    Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg 32:257-62. 2003
    ..Software-based CT-analysis is helpful for objective interpretation in managing of orbital fractures...
  88. ncbi Preoperative radiochemotherapy and radical resection for stages II to IV oral and oropharyngeal cancer: grade of regression as crucial prognostic factor
    C Klug
    Department of Cranio Maxillofacial and Oral Surgery, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
    Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg 34:262-7. 2005
    ..Thus, non-responders have to be regarded as high-risk patients for recurrence and may benefit from further therapy...
  89. ncbi Preoperative radiochemotherapy and radical resection for stages II-IV oral and oropharyngeal cancer: outcome of 222 patients
    C Klug
    Department of Cranio Maxillofacial and Oral Surgery, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna
    Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg 34:143-8. 2005
    ..Regarding the high percentage of stage IV disease in the reported patients, the multimodal concept is an effective therapy offering excellent survival and local control probability...
  90. doi Influence of psychotherapist density and antidepressant sales on suicide rates
    N D Kapusta
    Department of Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 119:236-42. 2009
    ..Antidepressant sales and suicide rates have been shown to be correlated in industrialized countries. The aim was to study the possible effects of psychotherapy utilization on suicide rates...
  91. ncbi Medical students' attitudes towards psychotherapy: an intervention-based pre-post comparison
    M Voracek
    Department of Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy, University of Vienna, Austria
    Wien Klin Wochenschr 113:416-23. 2001
    ..There is no evidence on the flexibility of these attitudes in the context of a curriculum-implemented psychotherapy information session...
  92. ncbi Patterns of gadopentetate-enhanced MR imaging of radiocarpal joints of healthy subjects
    B Partik
    Department of Radiology, University of Vienna, Waehringer Guertel 18 20, A 1090 Vienna, Austria
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 179:193-7. 2002
    ..The aim of our study was to evaluate prospectively the grades and patterns of gadopentetate-enhanced MR imaging in the radiocarpal joints of healthy subjects after IV contrast administration...
  93. doi The influence of relationship status, mate seeking, and sex on intrasexual competition
    Maryanne L Fisher
    Department of Psychology, Saint Mary s University, 923 Robie Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia, B3H 3C3, Canada
    J Soc Psychol 148:493-508. 2008
    ..However, the results did not support this hypothesis either. The authors discuss future directions for research...
  94. ncbi Evidence for lack of change in seasonality of suicide from Timiş County, Romania
    Martin Voracek
    Department of Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy, University of Vienna Medical School, Austria
    Percept Mot Skills 94:1071-8. 2002
    ..Recent decreases in the seasonality of suicide might not generalize to societies in transition, and research would improve from focusing on the "natural laboratories" these societies represent...
  95. ncbi Knowledge about suicide and local suicide prevalence: comparison of Estonia and Austria
    Kairi Kolves
    Estonian Swedish Mental Health and Suicidology Institute, Estonian Centre of Behavioral and Health Sciences, Tallinn
    Percept Mot Skills 105:3-7. 2007
    ..77) but not pertaining to clinical and interpersonal knowledge contents (d = -0.06). Study limitations and suggestions for extension of this preliminary inquiry are discussed...
  96. ncbi The Finno-Ugrian suicide hypothesis: variation in European suicide rates by latitude and longitude
    Martin Voracek
    Department of Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy, University of Vienna Medical School, Austria
    Percept Mot Skills 97:401-6. 2003
    ..Thus, population differences in genetic risk factors may account for the spatial pattern in European suicide rates...
  97. ncbi Suicide in Austrian children and young adolescents aged 14 and younger
    Kanita Dervic
    Dept of Child and Adolescent Neuropsychiatry, University Hospital, Medical University of Vienna, Waehringer Guertel 18 20, 1090 Vienna, Austria
    Eur Child Adolesc Psychiatry 15:427-34. 2006
    ..We investigated suicide cases of children and young adolescents in terms of prevalence, gender differences, suicide methods and monthly distribution during a period of 32 years...
  98. ncbi Epidemiology of suicide in Austria 1990-2000: general decrease, but increased suicide risk for old men
    Elmar Etzersdorfer
    Furtbach Hospital for Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Stuttgart, Germany
    Wien Klin Wochenschr 117:31-5. 2005
    ..The epidemiology of suicide in Austria, 1990-2000, was investigated...