Journal Articles

Price, M.E., Sheehy-Skeffington, J., Sidnaius, J., & Pound, N. (2017). Is sociopolitical egalitarianism related to bodily and facial formidability in men? Evolution & Human Behavior, 38(5), 626-634.

Boothroyd, L.G., Gray, A.W., Headland, T.N., Uehara, R.T., Waynforth, D., Burt, D.M., & Pound, N. (2017). Male Facial Appearance and Offspring Mortality in Two Traditional Societies. PLoS ONE, 12(1): e0169181.

Shackelford, T.K., Goetz, A.T., LaMunyon, C.W., Pham, M.N. & Pound, N. (2015) Human Sperm Competition. In D.M. Buss (Ed.), Handbook of Evolutionary Psychology (2nd Edition) . New York : Wiley. pp 427-443.

Scott, I.M. & Pound, N. (2015). Menstrual Cycle Phase Does Not Predict Political Conservatism. PLoS ONE 10(4): e0112042.

Pound, N., Lawson, D.W., Toma, A.M., Richmond, S., Zhurov, A., & Penton-Voak, I. (2014). Facial fluctuating asymmetry is not associated with childhood ill-health in a large British cohort study. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 281, 20141639.

Price, M.E.., Pound, N. & Scott, I.M. (2014). Female economic dependence and the morality of promiscuity. Archives of Sexual Behavior, 43(7), 1289-1301.

Boothroyd, L.G., Scott, I., Gray, A.W., Coombes, C.I., & Pound, N. (2013). Male facial masculinity as a cue to health outcomes. Evolutionary Psychology, 11(5): 1044-1058.

Pound, N., & Price, M.E. (2013). Human sex differences: Distributions overlap but the tails sometimes tell a tale. Psychological Inquiry: an international journal of peer commentary and review, 24(3): 224- 230.

Price, M.E., Pound, N., Dunn, J., Hopkins, S. and Kang, J. (2013). Body shape preferences: Associations with rater body shape and sociosexuality. PLoS ONE, 8(1): e52532.

Stephen, I.D, Scott, I.M, Coetzee, V., Pound, N., Perrett, D.I., & Penton-Voak, I.S. (2012). Cross-cultural effects of color, but not morphological masculinity, on perceived attractiveness of men's faces. Evolution & Human Behavior, 33(4):260-267.

Sell, A., Hone, L, & Pound, N. (2012). The importance of physical strength to human males. Human Nature, 23, 30-44.

Scott, I.M.L., Pound, N. Stephen, I.D., Clark, A.P., & Penton-Voak, I.S. (2010). Does masculinity matter? The contribution of masculine face shape to male attractiveness in humans. PLoS ONE, 5(10), e13585.

Wilson, M., Daly, M., & Pound, N. (2009). Sex Differences in Competitive Confrontation and Risk-taking. In Rubin, R.T. & Pfaff, D.W. (Eds.), Hormone/Behavior Relations of Clinical Importance. San Diego: Academic Press. pp. 311-338

Pound, N., Daly, M. & Wilson, M. (2009). There's no contest: Human sex differences are sexually selected. Behavioral & Brain Sciences, 32, 286-287.

Wilson, M., Daly, M., & Pound, N. (2009) Sex Differences and Intrasexual Variation in Competitive Confrontation and Risk Taking: An Evolutionary Psychological Perspective. In: Donald W. Pfaff, Arthur P. Arnold, Anne M. Etgen, Susan E. Fahrbach and Robert T. Rubin, editors. Hormones, Brain and Behavior, 2nd edition, Vol 5. San Diego: Academic Press. pp. 2825-2852.

Pound, N., Penton-Voak, I.S., & Surridge, A. K. (2009). Testosterone responses to competition in men are related to facial masculinity. Proceedings of the Royal Society: Biological Sciences, 276, 153-159.

Brown, W.M., Price, M.E., Kang, J., Pound, N., Zhao, Y., Yu, H. (2008). Fluctuating asymmetry and preferences for sex-typical bodily characteristics. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 105, 12938-43.

Pound, N., Penton-Voak, I.S., & Brown W. M. (2007) Facial symmetry is positively associated with self-reported extraversion. Personality & Individual Differences, 43, 1572-1582.

Penton-Voak, I.S., Cahill, S., Pound, N., Kempe, V., Biersack, S., & Schaeffler, F. (2007) Male facial attractiveness, perceived personality, and child-directed speech. Evolution and Human Behavior, 28, 253-259.

Penton-Voak, I.S., Pound, N., Little, A.C., & Perrett, D.I. (2006). Personality judgments from natural and composite facial images: more evidence for a 'kernel of truth' in social perception. Social Cognition, 24, 490-524.

Pound, N., Shackelford, T.K. & Goetz, A.T. (2005). Sperm competition in humans. In Shackelford, T.K. & Pound, N. (Eds.) Sperm Competition in Humans: Classic and Contemporary Readings. New York: Springer. pp. 3-32.

Shackelford, T.K., Pound, N., and Goetz, A.T. (2005) Psychological and Physiological Adaptations to Sperm Competition in Humans. Review of General Psychology, 9, 228-248.

Pound, N. & Josephson, S. C. (2005). What we can and can't learn about biology from feminism (book review of Sexual Selections: What We Can and Can't Learn about Sex from Animals. Marlene Zuk).Bioscience, 55, 177-178.

Shackelford, T.K., Pound, N., Goetz, A.T., and LaMunyon, C.W. (2005). Female infidelity and sperm competition. In D.M. Buss (Ed.), The Handbook of Evolutionary Psychology. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons. pp 372-393.

Pound, N. and Gage. M.J.G. (2004). Prudent sperm allocation in Rattus Norvegicus: A mammalian model of adaptive ejaculate adjustment. Animal Behaviour, 68, 819-823.

Pound, N. (2002). Male interest in visual cues of sperm competition risk. Evolution and Human Behavior, 23, 443-466.

Pound, N., Javed, M. H., Ruberto, C., Shaikh, A., and Del Valle, A (2002). Duration of sexual arousal predicts semen parameters for masturbatory ejaculates. Physiology and Behavior, 76, 685-689.

Wilson, M., Daly, M., and Pound, N. (2002) An evolutionary psychological perspective on the modulation of competitive confrontation and risk-taking. In Pfaff, D. et al. (Eds.), Hormones, Brain and Behavior, Vol. 5. San Diego: Academic Press. pp. 381-408

Pound, N. & Daly, M. (2000) Functional significance of human female orgasm still hypothetical. Commentary on "The Evolution of Human Mating: Trade-Offs and Strategic Pluralism" (S.W. Gangestad & J.A. Simpson). Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 23, 620-621.

Pound, N. (1999) Effects of morphine on electrically evoked contractions of the vas deferens in two congeneric rodent species differing in sperm competition intensity. Proceedings of the Royal Society: Biological Sciences, 266, 1755-1758.

Pound, N. (1997) Effects of morphine on electrically induced contractions of the vas deferens in Peromyscus californicus and Peromyscus maniculatus. Peromyscus Newsletter, 23, 30.


Shackelford, T. K. & Pound, N. (2006). Sperm Competition in Humans: Classic and Contemporary Readings. New York: Springer.