Toward an integrative perspective on sexual selection and men’s masculinity

Gangestad, Steven W.; Eaton, Melissa A.
May 2013
Behavioral Ecology;May2013, Vol. 24 Issue 3, p594
Academic Journal
The article discusses the study of I. M. L. Scott and colleagues on male masculinity and sexual selection. It states that the study suggests that male faces signal immunocompetence. It argues the immunosuppressive property of testosterone (T) and its female preference as a sign of immunocompetence. It adds the slow incorporation of human sexual selection on the developments in sexual selection theory.


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