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11 Surprising Facts About the Reproductive System

Higher-pitched men may win in the sperm department

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Men with low-pitched voices are often thought of as being more "masculine," but research shows that these men don't necessarily have the best sperm.

In 2012, scientists looked at how the pitch of a man's voice is associated with his semen quality and women's perceptions of his virility. Though women found deeper voices more masculine and attractive, these low-pitched men had lower ejaculate sperm concentrations than their higher-pitched competition.