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Do Women's Voices Provide Cues of the Likelihood of Ovulation? The Importance of Sampling Regime

  • Julia Fischer mail,

    fischer@cog-ethol.de

    Affiliation: Cognitive Ethology Laboratory, German Primate Center, Göttingen, Germany

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  • Stuart Semple,

    Affiliation: Centre for Research in Evolutionary Anthropology, Roehampton University, London, United Kingdom

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  • Gisela Fickenscher,

    Affiliation: Cognitive Ethology Laboratory, German Primate Center, Göttingen, Germany

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  • Rebecca Jürgens,

    Affiliation: Cognitive Ethology Laboratory, German Primate Center, Göttingen, Germany

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  • Eberhard Kruse,

    Affiliation: Department of Phoniatrics and Pedaudiology, Georg-August Universität Göttingen, Göttingen, Germany

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  • Michael Heistermann,

    Affiliation: Reproductive Biology Unit, German Primate Center, Göttingen, Germany

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  • Ofer Amir

    Affiliation: Department of Communication Disorders, Sackler School of Medicine, Tel-Aviv University, Tel-Aviv, Israel

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  • Published: September 21, 2011
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0024490

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Media Coverage of This Article

Posted by PLoS_ONE_Group on 23 Sep 2011 at 20:38 GMT

The following article represents some of the media coverage that has occurred for this paper:

Publication: Times of India
Title: “Women's voices no clue about ovulation timings - The Times of India”
http://timesofindia.india...

Publication: Emax Health
Title: “Mating Calls: Does a Woman's Voice Hint at Ovulation during Her Menstrual Cycle?”
http://www.emaxhealth.com...

Publication: Eureka Alert
Title: “Do women's voices really allow men to detect ovulation?”
http://www.eurekalert.org...

If you see any additional coverage of this paper in the press or blogosphere, please reply to this thread and add the link to the article.

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RE: Media Coverage of This Article

julfischer replied to PLoS_ONE_Group on 27 Sep 2011 at 11:31 GMT

More media coverage at

Publication: Deutsche Welle
Title: "German researchers hear what women's voices reveal about fertility"
http://www.dw-world.de/dw...

Publication: Süddeutsche Zeitung
Title: "Andere Töne beim Eisprung"
http://www.sueddeutsche.d...

No competing interests declared.

RE: RE: Media Coverage of This Article

PLoS_ONE_Group replied to julfischer on 07 Oct 2011 at 21:06 GMT

The following article represents some of the media coverage that has occurred for this paper:

Publication: Wired Science
Title: “Study Finds Women's Voices Are Unreliable Sign of Fertility | Wired Science | Wired.com”
http://www.wired.com/wire...

Publication: ABC News Science
Title: “Female fertility tone hits flat note > News in Science (ABC Science)”
http://www.abc.net.au/sci...

Publication: Jezebel
Title: “You Cannot Tell If A Woman Is Ovulating Just By Talking To Her”
http://jezebel.com/584557...

Publication: Discovery News
Title: “Can Men Really Hear When You Are Ovulating? : Discovery News”
http://news.discovery.com...

If you see any additional coverage of this paper in the press or blogosphere, please reply to this thread and add the link to the article.

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