Vocal fry, and why Kim Kardashian will never get a proper job. May 2014

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Summary: <p>Why Kim Kardashian would struggle finding a job outside showbiz, and how beauty is in the nose as well as the eye of the beholder. We also discover how male height impacts upon family size.</p><p><audio><br> </audio><br> </p><p><a href="http://archive.org/download/PsychologyOfAttractiveness201405/PAP-2014-05.mp3">Download the MP3</a></p><p><b>Rate me!</b><br> Rate, review, or listen <a href="http://www.robertburriss.com/itunes">in iTunes</a> or <a href="http://www.stitcher.com/s?fid=63199&amp;refid=stpr">in Stitcher.</a><br> </p><img border="0" src="http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-iNvZCXFcZ64/Vj-ZnaYjLVI/AAAAAAAABh4/O8l1adK5kJ0/s1600/kim%2Bkardashian%2B876.jpg"><br> <p><i>Kanye must see something in Kim, but it's probably not her creaky, croaky voice: her "vocal fry".</i></p><p><b>The articles covered in the show:</b></p><p>Anderson, R. C., Klofstad, C. A., Mayew, W. J., &amp; Venkatachalam, M. (2014). Vocal fry may undermine the success of young women in the labor market. <span style="font-style: italic;">PLoS One, 9</span>(5), e97506. <a href="http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0097506">Read paper</a></p><p>Stulp, G., Mills, M., Pollet, T. V., &amp; Barrett, L. (in press). Non-linear associations between stature and mate choice characteristics for American men and their spouses. <span style="font-style: italic;">American Journal of Human Biology</span>. <a href="http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ajhb.22559">Read summary</a></p><p>Seubert, J., Gregory, K. M., Chamberland, J., Dessirier, J.-M., &amp; Lundström, J. M. (2014). Odor valence linearly modulates attractiveness, but not age assessment, of invariant facial features in a memory-based rating task. <span style="font-style: italic;">PLoS One, 9</span>(5), e98347. <a href="http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0098347">Read paper</a></p>