- Can the sex of the second child be predicted by the birth-weight of the first child?B Pawlowski
Department of Anthropology, University of Wroclaw, Poland
Med Hypotheses 58:15-7. 2002..66, P<0.002) and not after a first-born boy. Some possible explanations of the fact that only the birth-weight of a first-born daughter--and not a son--can be a good predictor of the secondary sex ratio are also discussed...
- Center of body mass and the evolution of female body shapeBogusław Pawłowski
Department of Anthropology, University of Wrocław, Wrocław, Poland
Am J Hum Biol 15:144-50. 2003..The relationship between RCoM and traits that best characterize female body shape seems to confirm a hypothesis of biomechanical selection pressure that may have acted on Homo female morphology, thus contributing to sexual dimorphism...
- Variable preferences for sexual dimorphism in height as a strategy for increasing the pool of potential partners in humansBogusław Pawłowski
Department of Anthropology, University of Wrocław, ulica Kuźnica 35, Wrocław 50 138, Poland
Proc Biol Sci 270:709-12. 2003..This causes nonlinearity in assortative mating in relation to height and shows that in relation to intrapopulational SDS both men and women are responsible for stabilizing selection...
- Prevalence of menstrual pain in relation to the reproductive life history of women from the Mayan rural communityB Pawłowski
Department of Anthropology, University of Wrocław, Poland
Ann Hum Biol 31:1-8. 2004..However, less data are available for traditional societies, within which there are, presumably, not as many potentially disturbing factors that could influence menstrual symptoms as in Western societies...
- Women's preferences for sexual dimorphism in height depend on menstrual cycle phase and expected duration of relationshipBoguslaw Pawlowski
Department of Anthropology, University of Wrocław, ul Kuznicza 35, Wrocław 50 138, Poland
Biol Psychol 70:38-43. 2005..The results show that women in a potentially fertile phase of their menstrual cycle and when choosing a partner who might be less likely to invest in children select genes of taller males...
- Is female attractiveness related to final reproductive success?Boguslaw Pawlowski
Department of Anthropology, University of Wroclaw, Wroclaw, Poland
Coll Antropol 32:457-60. 2008....
- Waist-to-hip ratio and woman's education level as predictors of breastfeeding durationBoguslaw Pawlowski
University of Wroclaw, Department of Anthropology, Wroclaw, Poland
Coll Antropol 35:313-8. 2011..This study confirms the greater biological fitness of women with low WHR in the Polish population, and shows that this is mediated by level of educational attainment of the women...