S C Roberts

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Affiliation: University of Liverpool
Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc Female facial attractiveness increases during the fertile phase of the menstrual cycle
    S Craig Roberts
    School of Biology, University of Newcastle, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 4HH, UK
    Proc Biol Sci 271:S270-2. 2004
  2. doi request reprint Complexity and context of MHC-correlated mating preferences in wild populations
    S Craig Roberts
    School of Biological Sciences, University of Liverpool, Liverpool, UK
    Mol Ecol 18:3121-3. 2009
  3. ncbi request reprint Correlations between heterozygosity and measures of genetic similarity: implications for understanding mate choice
    S C Roberts
    School of Biological Sciences, University of Liverpool, Liverpool, UK
    J Evol Biol 19:558-69. 2006
  4. pmc MHC-correlated odour preferences in humans and the use of oral contraceptives
    S Craig Roberts
    Evolutionary Biology Group, SCMS, University of Newcastle, Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 4HH, UK
    Proc Biol Sci 275:2715-22. 2008
  5. pmc MHC-assortative facial preferences in humans
    S Craig Roberts
    School of Clinical Medical Sciences, University of Newcastle, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 4HH, UK
    Biol Lett 1:400-3. 2005
  6. doi request reprint Evidence that androstadienone, a putative human chemosignal, modulates women's attributions of men's attractiveness
    Tamsin K Saxton
    School of Biological Sciences, University of Liverpool, Liverpool, L69 7ZB, UK
    Horm Behav 54:597-601. 2008
  7. doi request reprint Good genes, complementary genes and human mate preferences
    S Craig Roberts
    School of Biological Sciences, University of Liverpool, Liverpool, UK
    Genetica 134:31-43. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Good genes, complementary genes and human mate preferences
    S Craig Roberts
    School of Biological Sciences, University of Liverpool, Crown St, Liverpool L69 7ZB, UK
    Genetica 132:309-21. 2008
  9. doi request reprint Human axillary odor: are there side-related perceptual differences?
    Camille Ferdenzi
    School of Biological Sciences, University of Liverpool, Crown Street, Liverpool L69 7ZB, UK
    Chem Senses 34:565-71. 2009
  10. doi request reprint Individual variation in 3-methylbutanal: a putative link between human leukocyte antigen and skin microflora
    Sergey U Savelev
    School of Marine Science and Technology, University of Newcastle, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    J Chem Ecol 34:1253-7. 2008

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Publications14

  1. pmc Female facial attractiveness increases during the fertile phase of the menstrual cycle
    S Craig Roberts
    School of Biology, University of Newcastle, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 4HH, UK
    Proc Biol Sci 271:S270-2. 2004
    ..This heightened allure could be an adaptive mechanism for raising a female's relative value in the mating market at the time in the cycle when the probability of conception is at its highest...
  2. doi request reprint Complexity and context of MHC-correlated mating preferences in wild populations
    S Craig Roberts
    School of Biological Sciences, University of Liverpool, Liverpool, UK
    Mol Ecol 18:3121-3. 2009
    ..Together, these studies demonstrate several adaptive reasons for decision rules that do not necessarily result in maximizing mate dissimilarity...
  3. ncbi request reprint Correlations between heterozygosity and measures of genetic similarity: implications for understanding mate choice
    S C Roberts
    School of Biological Sciences, University of Liverpool, Liverpool, UK
    J Evol Biol 19:558-69. 2006
    ..The inter-relationship between these measures of genetic quality also carries implications for the way in which mate choice studies are designed and interpreted, and generates predictions that can be tested in future research...
  4. pmc MHC-correlated odour preferences in humans and the use of oral contraceptives
    S Craig Roberts
    Evolutionary Biology Group, SCMS, University of Newcastle, Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 4HH, UK
    Proc Biol Sci 275:2715-22. 2008
    ..If odour plays a role in human mate choice, our results suggest that contraceptive pill use could disrupt disassortative mate preferences...
  5. pmc MHC-assortative facial preferences in humans
    S Craig Roberts
    School of Clinical Medical Sciences, University of Newcastle, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 4HH, UK
    Biol Lett 1:400-3. 2005
    ..Although unexpected, this MHC-similar facial preference is consistent with other studies documenting assortative preferences in humans, including for facial phenotype...
  6. doi request reprint Evidence that androstadienone, a putative human chemosignal, modulates women's attributions of men's attractiveness
    Tamsin K Saxton
    School of Biological Sciences, University of Liverpool, Liverpool, L69 7ZB, UK
    Horm Behav 54:597-601. 2008
    ..The results suggest that androstadienone can influence women's attraction to men, and also that research into the modulatory effects of androstadienone should be made within ecologically valid contexts...
  7. doi request reprint Good genes, complementary genes and human mate preferences
    S Craig Roberts
    School of Biological Sciences, University of Liverpool, Liverpool, UK
    Genetica 134:31-43. 2008
    ..Humans may be an ideal model species in which to explore these interesting complexities...
  8. ncbi request reprint Good genes, complementary genes and human mate preferences
    S Craig Roberts
    School of Biological Sciences, University of Liverpool, Crown St, Liverpool L69 7ZB, UK
    Genetica 132:309-21. 2008
    ..Humans may be an ideal model species in which to explore these interesting complexities...
  9. doi request reprint Human axillary odor: are there side-related perceptual differences?
    Camille Ferdenzi
    School of Biological Sciences, University of Liverpool, Crown Street, Liverpool L69 7ZB, UK
    Chem Senses 34:565-71. 2009
    ..The results also provide new evidence of the variation of female sensitivity to biologically relevant stimuli across the menstrual cycle...
  10. doi request reprint Individual variation in 3-methylbutanal: a putative link between human leukocyte antigen and skin microflora
    Sergey U Savelev
    School of Marine Science and Technology, University of Newcastle, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    J Chem Ecol 34:1253-7. 2008
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  11. ncbi request reprint Genetic similarity and quality interact in mate choice decisions by female mice
    S Craig Roberts
    Evolution and Behaviour Research Group, School of Biology, University of Newcastle, Framlington Place, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 4HH, UK
    Nat Genet 35:103-6. 2003
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  12. ncbi request reprint Body odor similarity in noncohabiting twins
    S Craig Roberts
    School of Biological Sciences, University of Liverpool, Crown Street, Liverpool L69 7ZB, UK
    Chem Senses 30:651-6. 2005
    ..These results indicate an important genetic influence on body odor and the potential for developing technologies for human odor printing in relation to underlying genotype...
  13. doi request reprint Family scents: developmental changes in the perception of kin body odor?
    Camille Ferdenzi
    Evolutionary Psychology and Behavioral Ecology Research Group, University of Liverpool, Biosciences Building, Crown Street, Liverpool, L69 7ZB, UK
    J Chem Ecol 36:847-54. 2010
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  14. pmc Women's preference for dominant male odour: effects of menstrual cycle and relationship status
    Jan Havlicek
    Department of Anthropology, Faculty of Humanities, Charles University, Husnikova 2075, 155 00 Prague, Czech Republic
    Biol Lett 1:256-9. 2005
    ..In accordance with the theory of mixed mating strategies, this preference varies with relationship status, being much stronger in fertile women in stable relationships than in fertile single women...