Alan L Dixson

Summary

Affiliation: Zoological Society of San Diego
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi Sexual behavior, reproductive physiology and sperm competition in male mammals
    Alan F Dixson
    Center for Reproduction of Endangered Species, Zoological Society of San Diego, Post Office Box 120551, San Diego, CA 92112 0551, USA
    Physiol Behav 83:361-71. 2004
  2. ncbi Sperm competition: motility and the midpiece in primates
    Matthew J Anderson
    Center for the Reproduction of Endangered Species, Zoological Society of San Diego, CA 92112 0551, USA
    Nature 416:496. 2002
  3. ncbi Masculine somatotype and hirsuteness as determinants of sexual attractiveness to women
    Alan F Dixson
    Center for the Reproduction of Endangered Species, Zoological Society of San Diego, San Diego, California 92112 0551, USA
    Arch Sex Behav 32:29-39. 2003
  4. ncbi Sexual selection and the comparative anatomy of reproduction in monkeys, apes, and human beings
    A Dixson
    Center for Reproduction of Endangered Species Zoological Society of San Diego, CA 92112 0551, USA
    Annu Rev Sex Res 12:121-44. 2001
  5. ncbi The evolution of neuroendocrine mechanisms regulating sexual behaviour in female primates
    A Dixson
    Center for Reproduction of Endangered Species, Zoological Society of San Diego, California 92112 0551, USA
    Reprod Fertil Dev 13:599-607. 2001
  6. ncbi Sexual selection, seminal coagulation and copulatory plug formation in primates
    Alan L Dixson
    Center for Reproduction of Endangered Species, Zoological Society of San Diego, Calif 92112, USA
    Folia Primatol (Basel) 73:63-9. 2002
  7. ncbi Observations on genital morphology and anatomy of a hybrid male muriqui (genus Brachyteles)
    Alan F Dixson
    Center for Reproduction of Endangered Species, Zoological Society of San Diego, San Diego, Calif 92112 0551, USA
    Folia Primatol (Basel) 75:61-9. 2004
  8. ncbi Functional evidence for differences in sperm competition in humans and chimpanzees
    Matthew J Anderson
    Conservation and Research for Endangered Species CRES, Zoological Society of San Diego, Escondido, CA 92027, USA
    Am J Phys Anthropol 134:274-80. 2007
  9. ncbi Human physique and sexual attractiveness: sexual preferences of men and women in Bakossiland, Cameroon
    Barnaby J Dixson
    Department of Conservation and Research for Endangered Species, Zoological Society of San Diego, San Diego, California, USA
    Arch Sex Behav 36:369-75. 2007
  10. ncbi Studies of human physique and sexual attractiveness: sexual preferences of men and women in China
    Barnaby J Dixson
    Department of Conservation and Research for Endangered Species, Zoological Society of San Diego, San Diego, California, USA
    Am J Hum Biol 19:88-95. 2007

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Publications11

  1. ncbi Sexual behavior, reproductive physiology and sperm competition in male mammals
    Alan F Dixson
    Center for Reproduction of Endangered Species, Zoological Society of San Diego, Post Office Box 120551, San Diego, CA 92112 0551, USA
    Physiol Behav 83:361-71. 2004
    ..g., copulatory patterns). Here we analyze and review relationships between mating systems, relative testes sizes and sperm morphology, phallic morphology, circulating testosterone levels and sexual behavior in male mammals...
  2. ncbi Sperm competition: motility and the midpiece in primates
    Matthew J Anderson
    Center for the Reproduction of Endangered Species, Zoological Society of San Diego, CA 92112 0551, USA
    Nature 416:496. 2002
    ..Our results indicate that sexual selection by sperm competition has influenced the evolution of a specific component of male-gamete morphology, the volume of the sperm midpiece...
  3. ncbi Masculine somatotype and hirsuteness as determinants of sexual attractiveness to women
    Alan F Dixson
    Center for the Reproduction of Endangered Species, Zoological Society of San Diego, San Diego, California 92112 0551, USA
    Arch Sex Behav 32:29-39. 2003
    ..These results are consistent with effects of sexual selection upon visual signals that advertise health, physical prowess, age, and underlying endocrine condition in the human male...
  4. ncbi Sexual selection and the comparative anatomy of reproduction in monkeys, apes, and human beings
    A Dixson
    Center for Reproduction of Endangered Species Zoological Society of San Diego, CA 92112 0551, USA
    Annu Rev Sex Res 12:121-44. 2001
    ..The concept of cryptic female choice is also discussed, and its potential value in understanding how co-evolution of genital morphologies may have occurred in primates and inother animals...
  5. ncbi The evolution of neuroendocrine mechanisms regulating sexual behaviour in female primates
    A Dixson
    Center for Reproduction of Endangered Species, Zoological Society of San Diego, California 92112 0551, USA
    Reprod Fertil Dev 13:599-607. 2001
    ..They support the conclusion that sexual receptivity is not under rigid neuroendocrine control in female anthropoids, and that there is no peri-ovulatory period of oestrus, such as occurs in most non-primate mammals...
  6. ncbi Sexual selection, seminal coagulation and copulatory plug formation in primates
    Alan L Dixson
    Center for Reproduction of Endangered Species, Zoological Society of San Diego, Calif 92112, USA
    Folia Primatol (Basel) 73:63-9. 2002
    ..Results indicate that sexual selection has played an important role in the evolution of seminal coagulation, and copulatory plug function, in primates...
  7. ncbi Observations on genital morphology and anatomy of a hybrid male muriqui (genus Brachyteles)
    Alan F Dixson
    Center for Reproduction of Endangered Species, Zoological Society of San Diego, San Diego, Calif 92112 0551, USA
    Folia Primatol (Basel) 75:61-9. 2004
    ..In addition, the occurrence of a baculum (os penis) is confirmed for this genus, and the first description of its morphology is provided...
  8. ncbi Functional evidence for differences in sperm competition in humans and chimpanzees
    Matthew J Anderson
    Conservation and Research for Endangered Species CRES, Zoological Society of San Diego, Escondido, CA 92027, USA
    Am J Phys Anthropol 134:274-80. 2007
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  9. ncbi Human physique and sexual attractiveness: sexual preferences of men and women in Bakossiland, Cameroon
    Barnaby J Dixson
    Department of Conservation and Research for Endangered Species, Zoological Society of San Diego, San Diego, California, USA
    Arch Sex Behav 36:369-75. 2007
    ..S., Europe, and elsewhere...
  10. ncbi Studies of human physique and sexual attractiveness: sexual preferences of men and women in China
    Barnaby J Dixson
    Department of Conservation and Research for Endangered Species, Zoological Society of San Diego, San Diego, California, USA
    Am J Hum Biol 19:88-95. 2007
    ..These results, the first of their kind reported for a Chinese population, support the view that sexual selection has influenced the evolution of human physique and sexual attractiveness in men and women...
  11. ncbi Developmental variables and dominance rank in adolescent male mandrills (Mandrillus sphinx)
    Joanna M Setchell
    Subdepartment of Animal Behavior, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom
    Am J Primatol 56:9-25. 2002
    ..The implications of these findings are discussed in the light of differences that occur among adult males, male-male competition, and the evolution of secondary sexual adornments in this species...