David A Puts

Summary

Affiliation: Pennsylvania State University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Women's attractiveness changes with estradiol and progesterone across the ovulatory cycle
    David A Puts
    Department of Anthropology, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Horm Behav 63:13-9. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Why women have orgasms: an evolutionary analysis
    David A Puts
    Department of Anthropology, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Arch Sex Behav 41:1127-43. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Sexual selection on human faces and voices
    David A Puts
    Department of Anthropology, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    J Sex Res 49:227-43. 2012
  4. pmc Masculine voices signal men's threat potential in forager and industrial societies
    David A Puts
    Department of Anthropology, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 279:601-9. 2012
  5. pmc Spatial ability and prenatal androgens: meta-analyses of congenital adrenal hyperplasia and digit ratio (2D:4D) studies
    David A Puts
    Neuroscience Program, Department of Psychology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, USA
    Arch Sex Behav 37:100-11. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Salivary testosterone does not predict mental rotation performance in men or women
    David A Puts
    Department of Anthropology, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Horm Behav 58:282-9. 2010
  7. doi request reprint Self-reported sexual desire in homosexual men and women predicts preferences for sexually dimorphic facial cues
    Lisa L M Welling
    Department of Psychology, Oakland University, Rochester, MI 48309, USA
    Arch Sex Behav 42:785-91. 2013
  8. doi request reprint Hormonal contraceptive use and mate retention behavior in women and their male partners
    Lisa L M Welling
    Anthropology Department, The Pennsylvania State University, 409 Carpenter Building, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Horm Behav 61:114-20. 2012
  9. doi request reprint Heterosexual romantic couples mate assortatively for facial symmetry, but not masculinity
    Robert P Burriss
    Pennsylvania State University, State College, PA, USA
    Pers Soc Psychol Bull 37:601-13. 2011
  10. ncbi request reprint How Well Do Men's Faces and Voices Index Mate Quality and Dominance?
    Leslie M Doll
    Department of Anthropology, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, 16802, USA
    Hum Nat 25:200-12. 2014

Collaborators

Detail Information

Publications15

  1. doi request reprint Women's attractiveness changes with estradiol and progesterone across the ovulatory cycle
    David A Puts
    Department of Anthropology, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Horm Behav 63:13-9. 2013
    ..These results strongly suggest a pattern of increased attractiveness during peak fertility in the menstrual cycle and implicate estradiol and progesterone in driving these changes...
  2. doi request reprint Why women have orgasms: an evolutionary analysis
    David A Puts
    Department of Anthropology, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Arch Sex Behav 41:1127-43. 2012
    ..Specifically, female orgasm appears to have evolved to increase the probability of fertilization from males whose genes would improve offspring fitness...
  3. doi request reprint Sexual selection on human faces and voices
    David A Puts
    Department of Anthropology, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    J Sex Res 49:227-43. 2012
    ..Data suggesting that facial and vocal masculinity influences men's mating opportunities and reproduction are discussed, and the article concludes by highlighting directions for future research...
  4. pmc Masculine voices signal men's threat potential in forager and industrial societies
    David A Puts
    Department of Anthropology, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 279:601-9. 2012
    ..The most dimorphic parameters, F0 and Pf, were most strongly related to body size in both samples. In the US sample, F0 predicted testosterone levels, Pf predicted upper body strength and F0-s.d. predicted physical aggressiveness...
  5. pmc Spatial ability and prenatal androgens: meta-analyses of congenital adrenal hyperplasia and digit ratio (2D:4D) studies
    David A Puts
    Neuroscience Program, Department of Psychology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, USA
    Arch Sex Behav 37:100-11. 2008
    ..Little or no relationship exists between 2D:4D and spatial ability. Implications for possible hormonal contributions and the developmental timing of sex differences in spatial cognition are discussed...
  6. ncbi request reprint Salivary testosterone does not predict mental rotation performance in men or women
    David A Puts
    Department of Anthropology, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Horm Behav 58:282-9. 2010
    ..By elimination, the contribution of androgens to sex differences in human performance on these tasks may be limited to earlier, organizational periods...
  7. doi request reprint Self-reported sexual desire in homosexual men and women predicts preferences for sexually dimorphic facial cues
    Lisa L M Welling
    Department of Psychology, Oakland University, Rochester, MI 48309, USA
    Arch Sex Behav 42:785-91. 2013
    ....
  8. doi request reprint Hormonal contraceptive use and mate retention behavior in women and their male partners
    Lisa L M Welling
    Anthropology Department, The Pennsylvania State University, 409 Carpenter Building, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Horm Behav 61:114-20. 2012
    ..These findings demonstrate how hormonal contraceptive use may influence behavior that directly affects the quality of romantic relationships as perceived by both female and male partners...
  9. doi request reprint Heterosexual romantic couples mate assortatively for facial symmetry, but not masculinity
    Robert P Burriss
    Pennsylvania State University, State College, PA, USA
    Pers Soc Psychol Bull 37:601-13. 2011
    ..This is also the first evidence that preferences for symmetry transfer from the laboratory to a real-world setting...
  10. ncbi request reprint How Well Do Men's Faces and Voices Index Mate Quality and Dominance?
    Leslie M Doll
    Department of Anthropology, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, 16802, USA
    Hum Nat 25:200-12. 2014
    ..Except for leadership, self-ratings aligned with peers' evaluations. These findings support the conclusion that faces and voices provide valuable information about dominance and mate quality. ..
  11. doi request reprint Voice correlates of mating success in men: examining "contests" versus "mate choice" modes of sexual selection
    Carolyn R Hodges-Simeon
    Department of Anthropology, University of California, Santa Barbara, USA
    Arch Sex Behav 40:551-7. 2011
    ..These contrasts have implications for the relative importance of male contests and female choice in shaping men's mating success and hence the origins and maintenance of sexually dimorphic traits in humans...
  12. pmc The role of androgen receptors in the masculinization of brain and behavior: what we've learned from the testicular feminization mutation
    Damian G Zuloaga
    Department of Psychology and Program in Neuroscience, 108 Giltner Hall, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan 48824 1101, USA
    Horm Behav 53:613-26. 2008
    ..We review the role of ARs in the development of the brain and behavior, with an emphasis on what has been learned from Tfm rodents as well as from related mutations in humans causing complete androgen insensitivity...
  13. pmc O brother, where art thou? The fraternal birth-order effect on male sexual orientation
    David A Puts
    Neuroscience Program and Psychology Department, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824 1101, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 103:10531-2. 2006
  14. ncbi request reprint Hand asymmetry in heterosexual and homosexual men and women: relationship to 2D:4D digit ratios and other sexually dimorphic anatomical traits
    James T Martin
    Department of Basic Medical Sciences, College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific, Western University of Health Sciences, 309 E 2nd Street, Pomona, CA 91766, USA
    Arch Sex Behav 37:119-32. 2008
    ....