Do men with more masculine voices have better immunocompetence?

Volume: 39, Issue: 6, Pages: 602 - 610
Published: Nov 1, 2018
Abstract
The human voice is often considered to be a secondary sexual characteristic that signals underlying information about the immunocompetence of the speaker (i.e. the immunocompetence handicap hypothesis; ICHH). However, no studies have yet shown a relationship between vocal characteristics and biomarkers of immune function or self-reported health. In a sample of 108 men, we examined correlations between masculine vocal characteristics [i.e....
Paper Details
Title
Do men with more masculine voices have better immunocompetence?
Published Date
Nov 1, 2018
Volume
39
Issue
6
Pages
602 - 610
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