Male testosterone, with Melissa Fales. April 2014

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Summary: <p>This month, in our fifth anniversary episode (WUHOO!), I speak to Melissa Fales of UCLA about her new research on men’s hormone levels and how they vary over the course of their girlfriend’s menstrual cycle. We’ll also look at two other experiments on ovulation and attraction out this month: one on relationship conflict, and another on the sexual allure of musicians.</p><p><audio><br> </audio><br> </p><p><a href="">Download the MP3</a></p><p><b>Rate me!</b><br> Rate, review, or listen <a href="">in iTunes</a> or <a href=";refid=stpr">in Stitcher.</a><br> </p><img border="0" src=""><br> <p><i>We're 5 years old this month! Good Lord, I'm old...</i></p><p><b>The articles covered in the show:</b></p><p>Fales, M. R., Gildersleeve, K. A., &amp; Haselton, M. G. (in press). Exposure to perceived male rivals raises men’s testosterone on fertile relative to nonfertile days of their partner’s ovulatory cycle. <span style="font-style: italic;">Hormones and Behavior</span>. <a href="">Read summary</a></p><p>Gangestad, S. W., Garver-Apgar, C. E., Cousins, A. J., &amp; Thornhill, R. (in press). Intersexual conflict across women’s ovulatory cycle. <span style="font-style: italic;">Evolution and Human Behavior</span>. <a href="">Read summary</a></p><p>Charlton, B. D. (2014). Menstrual cycle phase alters women's sexual preferences for composers of more complex music. <span style="font-style: italic;">Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B, 281</span>(1784), 20140403. <a href="">Read summary</a></p>