Archives of Sexual Behavior

, Volume 36, Issue 2, pp 143–143 | Cite as

Height and 2D:4D Within and Between Ethnic Groups: Reply to Hurd and van Anders (2007)

  • John C. LoehlinEmail author
  • Dennis McFadden
  • Sarah E. Medland
  • Nicholas G. Martin
Letter to the Editor


Negative Correlation Ethnic Group Individual Difference Sexual Behavior Average Height 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • John C. Loehlin
    • 1
    Email author
  • Dennis McFadden
    • 1
  • Sarah E. Medland
    • 2
    • 3
  • Nicholas G. Martin
    • 4
  1. 1.Department of PsychologyUniversity of Texas at AustinAustinUSA
  2. 2.Genetic EpidemiologyQueensland Institute of Medical ResearchBrisbaneAustralia
  3. 3.Virginia Institute for Psychiatric and Behavioral GeneticsVirginia Commonwealth UniversityRichmondUSA
  4. 4.Queensland Institute of Medical ResearchBrisbaneAustralia

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