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Peer reviewed Scientific Articles

Sorokowski P. Kulczycki E. Sorokowska A. & Pisanski, K. (2017). Predatory journals recruit fake editor. Nature, 543, 481-483. doi: 10.1038/543481a

Pisanski, K., Isenstein, S.G.E., Montano, K.J., O’Connor, J.J.M. & Feinberg, D.R. (2017). Low is large: Spatial location and pitch interact in voice-based body size estimation. Attention, Perception & Psychophysics, 1-13. doi: 10.3758/s13414-016-1273-6

Pisanski, K., Cartei, V., McGettigan, C., Raine, J., Reby, D. (2016). Voice modulation: A window into the origins of human vocal control? Trends in Cognitive Sciences, 20(4), 304-318. doi: 10.1016/j.tics.2016.01.002

Pisanski, K., Mora, E. C., Pisanski, A., Reby, D., Sorokowski, P., Frackowiak, T., & Feinberg, D. R. (2016). Volitional exaggeration of body size through fundamental and formant frequency modulation in humans. Scientific Reports, 6: 34389. doi: 10.1038/srep34389

Pisanski, K., Oleszkiewicz, A., Sorokowska, A. (2016). Can blind persons accurately assess body size from the voice? Biology Letters, 12: 20160063. doi: 10.1098/rsbl.2016.0063

Pisanski, K., Nowak, J., Sorokowski, P. (2016). Individual differences in cortisol stress response predict increases in voice pitch during exam stress. Physiology & Behavior, 163, 234-238. doi:10.1016/j.physbeh.2016.05.018

Pisanski, K., Jones, B.C., Fink, B., O’Connor, J.J.M., DeBruine, L.M., Röder, S, & Feinberg, D.R. (2016). Voice parameters predict sex-specific body morphology in men and women. Animal Behaviour, 112, 13-22. doi: 10.1016/j.anbehav.2015.11.008

Fouquet, M*., Pisanski, K*., Mathevon, N. & Reby, D. (2016). Seven and up: Individual differences in male voice fundamental frequency emerge before puberty and remain stable throughout adulthood. Royal Society Open Science, 3: 160395. doi:10.1098/rsos.160395   * Authors contributed equally

Oleszkiewicz, A., Pisanski, K., Lachowicz-Tabaczek, K. & Sorokowska, A. (2016). Voice-based assessments of trustworthiness, competence and warmth in blind and sighted adults. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, 1-7. doi:10.3758/s13423-016-1146-y

Oleszkiewicz, A., Pisanski, K. & Sorokowska, A. (2016). Does blindness influence trust? A comparative study on social trust among blind and sighted adults. Personality and Individual Differences, 111, 238-241.

Kandrik, M., Hahn, A.C., Wincenciak, J., Fisher, C.I. Pisanski, K., Feinberg, D.R., DeBruine, L.M. & Jones, B.C. (2016). Are men’s perceptions of sexually dimorphic vocal characteristics related to their testosterone levels? PloS ONE, 11(11): e0166855. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0166855

Röder, S., Carbon, C.C, Shackelford, T.K., Pisanski, K., Weege, B., Fink, B. (2016). Men’s visual attention to and perceptions of women’s dance movements. Personality and Individual Differences, 101, 1-3. doi: 10.1016/j.paid.2016.05.025

Sorokowska, A., Oleszkiewicz, A., Frackowiak, T., Pisanski, K., Chmiel, A. & Sorokowski, P. (2016). Selfies and personality: who posts self-portrait photographs? Personality and Individual Differences, 90, 119-123. doi: 10.1016/j.paid.2015.10.037

Pisanski, K., Marsh-Rollo, S.E., Balshine, S. (2015). Courting and fighting quietly: a lack of acoustic signals in a cooperative Tanganyikan cichlid fish. Hydrobiologia, 748, 87-97. doi: 10.1007/s10750-014-1933-2

Hufschmidt, C., Weege, B., Röder, S., Pisanski, K., Neave, N., Fink, B. (2015). Physical strength and gender identification from dance movements. Personality and Individual Differences, 76, 13-17. doi: 10.1016/j.paid.2014.11.045

Sorokowski, P., Sorokowska. A., Oleszkiewicz, A., Frackowiak, T., Huk, A., & Pisanski, K. (2015). Selfie posting behaviors are associated with narcissism among men. Personality and Individual Differences, 85, 123-127. doi: 10.1016/j.paid.2015.05.004

Pisanski, K., Fraccaro, P.J., Tigue, C.C., O’Connor, J.J.M., Röder, S, Andrews, W.P, Fink, B., DeBruine, L.M., Jones, B.C., & Feinberg, D.R. (2014). Vocal indicators of body size in men and women: a meta-analysis. Animal Behaviour, 95, 89-99. doi: 10.1016/j.anbehav.2014.06.011

Pisanski, K., Hahn, A. C., Fisher, C. I., DeBruine, L.M., Feinberg, D.R., Jones, B.C. (2014). Changes in salivary estradiol predict changes in women’s preferences for vocal masculinity. Hormones and Behavior, 66(3), 493-497. doi: 10.1016/j.yhbeh.2014.07.006

Pisanski, K., Fraccaro, P.J., Tigue, C.C., O’Connor, J.J.M., & Feinberg, D.R. (2014). Return to Oz: voice pitch facilitates assessments of men’s body size. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception & Performance, 40(4), 1316-1331. doi: 10.1037/a0036956

O’Connor, JJM., Pisanski, K., Tigue, CC., Fraccaro, PJ., & Feinberg, DR. (2014).
Perceptions of infidelity risk predict women’s preferences for low male voice pitch in short-term over long-term relationship contexts. Personality and Individual Differences, 56, 73-77.

O’Connor, J.J.M., Fraccaro, P.J., Pisanski, K., Tigue, C.C., O’Donnell, T., & Feinberg, D.R. (2014). Social dialect and men’s voice pitch influence women’s mate preferences. Evolution and Human Behavior, 35(5), 368-375. doi: 10.1016/j.evolhumbehav.2014.05.001

O’Connor, J.J.M., Jones, B.C., Fraccaro, P.J., Tigue, C.C., Pisanski, K., & Feinberg, D.R. (2014). Sociosexual attitudes and dyadic sexual desire independently predict women’s preferences for male vocal masculinity. Archives of Sexual Behaviour. 1-11 [epub ahead of print]. doi: 10.1007/s10508-014-0298-y

Pisanski, K., & Feinberg, D.R. (2013). Cross-cultural variation in mate preferences for averageness, symmetry, body size, and masculinity. Cross-Cultural Research, 47(2), 162-197. doi: 10.1177/1069397112471806

Fraccaro, P.J., Little, A.C., Tigue, C.C., Pisanski, K., O’Connor, J.J.M., & Feinberg, D.R. (2013). The other-species effect in human perceptions of sexual dimorphism using human and macaque faces. Visual Cognition, 21(8), 970-986. doi: 10.1080/13506285.2013.843628

O’Connor, J.J.M., Fraccaro, P.J., Pisanski, K., Tigue, C.C., & Feinberg, D.R. (2013). Men’s preferences for women's femininity in dynamic cross-modal stimuli. PLoS ONE, 8(7), e69531. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0069531

Pisanski, K., Mishra, S., & Rendall, D. (2012).  The evolved psychology of voice:  Evaluating inter-relationships in listeners' assessments of the size, masculinity, and attractiveness of unseen speakers. Evolution and Human Behavior. 33(5), 509-519. doi: 10.1016/j.evolhumbehav.2012.01.004

Tigue, C.C., Pisanski, K., O’Connor, J.J.M., Fraccaro, P.J., & Feinberg, D.R. (2012). Men's judgments of women's facial attractiveness from two- and three-dimensional images are similar. Journal of Vision, 12(12):3, 1-7. doi : 10.1167/12.12.3

Pisanski, K., & Rendall, D. (2011). The prioritization of voice fundamental frequency or formants in listeners’ assessments of speaker size, masculinity, and attractiveness. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 129(4), 2201-2212. doi: 10.1121/1.3552866

Pisanski, K., Feinberg, D. R., O’Connor, J. J. M., Borak, D., Tigue, C. C. & Fraccaro, P. J. (2011). The effect of mere-exposure on perceived vocal attractiveness [abstract]. Journal of Social, Evolutionary, and Cultural Psychology, 5, 317-318.

Peer-reviewed book chapters

Watkins, C. & Pisanski, K. (2017). Vocal indicators of Dominance. Encyclopedia of Evolutionary Psychological Science, T.K. Shackelford & V. A. Weekes-Shackelford (Eds.). Springer. pp. 1-6. eISBN 978-3-319-19650-3

Pisanski, K. & Bryant, G. (in press). The Evolution of Voice Perception. The Oxford Handbook of Voice Studies, N.S. Eidsheim & K. L. Meizel (Eds.). Oxford University Press.

Pisanski, K. & Feinberg, D. (in press). Voice Attractiveness. Oxford Handbook of Voice Perception, Belin, P. (Ed.). Oxford University Press.


Pisanski, K. (2014). Human vocal communication of body size. (PhD thesis). Retrieved from the McMaster University Open Access Dissertations and Theses, McMaster University, ON. (http://hdl.handle.net/11375/16135)

Pisanski, K. (2010). The effects of voice pitch and resonances on assessments of speaker size, masculinity, and attractiveness (Master's thesis). Retrieved from the University of Lethbridge Theses & Dissertations database. (http://hdl.handle.net/10133/2549)

Pisanski, K. (2008). The effects of mate choice copying on interspecific mating in Drosophila (Unpublished honours thesis). McMaster University, ON.

Other scientific publications

Pisanski, K., Cartei, V., McGettigan, C., Raine, J., Reby, D. (May 31, 2016). Voice modulation: A window into the origins of human vocal control? Atlas of Science [http://atlasofscience.org/voice-modulation-a-window-into-the-origins-of-human-vocal-control/]

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