Deep Voices Evolved To Scare Enemies

We may earn a commission from links on this page.

A new study found that deep male voices elicit a much stronger reaction from fellow males than females, suggesting that a deep register evolved not to attract a mate but to ward off rivals. What do you think?

“Thanks, but my unsettling leer has been working just fine.”

David Thornhill • Stage Diver

“Let’s not underestimate the bone-chilling power of a soaring falsetto register.”

Patrice Dorsey • Opera Accountant


“The human capacity for cowardice really is incredible.”

Bernard Carlotta • Ventilation Expert