“Choice Voice” — The Discovery Files

Single female seeking single male, must have deep voice… Yes it’s true, women are often attracted to deeper male voices. But, there may be more to it than just that initial appeal of the way it sounds. A team of anthropologists from Harvard, McMaster and Florida State universities is examining the correlation between voice pitch and child-bearing success. According to the team, deeper voice pitch predicts reproductive success in male hunter-gatherers. The results point to a role for voice pitch in Darwinian fitness in humans. Who would have thought ‘survival of the fittest’ would have anything to do with a person’s voice?