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J Mac's Avatar Jump to comment 8 by J Mac

Matt Ridley reviews some resent work on this which suspects that blond hair is an honest signal of youth (honest at least in our EEA). Youth represents reproductive value (of females) and would be sexually selected.

This could be paired with the commentabove on insecurity to have a reasonable hypothesis.

Sun, 10 Aug 2008 18:14:00 UTC | #215722