High Cortisol Levels in Men Have Low Appeal to Fertile Women

RoseTracker| Evolutionary biology has long assumed that fertile females prefer high-testosterone men because they are persumably better providers. In a twist of possibility preferences, human behavioral ecologist Fhionna Moore decided to examine women’s preferences for high vs low cortisol men, to see if it trumped preferences in levels of testosterone. Her results contradict much historical thinking about fertile women’s preferences in men. Read on in Health.