People judge you by your voice in many ways.
When you hear a woman’s voice talking about relationships you trust it more than a man’s voice, even if the content is the same. You like a forceful male voice more than a forceful female voice, again, even when the content is the same.
Women find men with deep voices sexier.
And men with deeper voices have more kids.
Men subconsciously know the connection between voice and dominance. When they feel powerful in a group they deepen their voice and when they feel weak they raise it, unknowingly.
This piece originally appeared on Barking Up the Wrong Tree.
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