Corrigendum: Women’s emotional and sexual attraction to men across the menstrual cycle

Corrigendum: Women’s emotional and sexual attraction to men across the menstrual cycle The official journal of the Behavioral ISBE Ecology International Society for Behavioral Ecology Behavioral Ecology (2018), 29(3), 779. doi:10.1093/beheco/arx192 Corrigendum our initial analysis revealed a cycle phase effect for care-receiving Women’s emotional and sexual attraction and extra-pair sexual desire, neither of these was significant in the to men across the menstrual cycle 2-phase analysis, F  = 1.27, P = 0.27, and F  = 0.37, P = 0.55, 1,32 1,32 respectively. However, replicating Haselton and Gangestad (2006) Rei Shimoda, Anne Campbell , and Robert A. Barton findings, there was a significant interaction between cycle phase Department of Anthropology, Durham University, South Road, and SIA on extra-pair desire, F   =  5.28, P  =  0.03. In order to 1,32 Durham, DH1 3LE, UK examine the cycle phase effect among participants whose partners Deceased. had higher and lower SIA, SIA was re-centered at one standard deviation (SD) above the mean (those with relatively greater short- We made an inadvertent error in coding the data for fertile and term attractiveness) and below the mean (those with relatively non-fertile phases in part of our study. Our fertile and infertile win- greater long-term attractiveness). However, no cycle phase effect dows were coded one day earlier than the windows proposed by was found when partner SIA scores were one SD above (marginal Haselton and Gangestad (2006). The analyses with sexual-versus- mean for a fertile phase = 1.35 and for a non-fertile phase = 1.67, investment attractiveness (SIA) as a moderator using the 2-phase F   =  4.26, P   =  0.02, the unpredicted direction P > 0.01) or 1, 32 dir classification scheme were based on this coding. We have re-coded below the means (marginal means for fertile phase = 1.51 and for and re-analyzed this part of our study and found that the statistical non-fertile phase  =  1.33, F   =  1.47, P   =  0.12). This did not 1,32 dir results and therefore our main conclusions remained qualitatively support the prediction of the dual sexuality hypothesis. It is also unchanged. With correct coding, the percentage of ovulation days worth noting that in our recoded data, 9 out of 31 (29%) ovula- misclassified by the backward-counting method reduces from 45% tion days detected by LH surge were categorized by Haselton and to 29%. We wish to apologize for this error. Gangestad’s (2006) criteria as “non-fertile.” This last figure was Here, we present revised statistical details for the comparison of incorrectly reported in the original abstract. classification systems on pages 56–57 of the original article. No sig - The corrected data file has been lodged at DRYAD. nificant effect of phase was found for any of the measures. Although Address correspondence to R. Shimoda. E-mail: shimoda.rei@gmail.com. © The Author(s) 2018. Published by Oxford University Press on behalf of the International Society for Behavioral Downloaded from https://academic.oup.com/beheco/article-abstract/29/3/779/4915372 Ecology. All rights reserved. For permissions, please e-mail: journals.permissions@oup.com by Ed 'DeepDyve' Gillespie user on 16 June 2018 http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Behavioral Ecology Oxford University Press

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The official journal of the Behavioral ISBE Ecology International Society for Behavioral Ecology Behavioral Ecology (2018), 29(3), 779. doi:10.1093/beheco/arx192 Corrigendum our initial analysis revealed a cycle phase effect for care-receiving Women’s emotional and sexual attraction and extra-pair sexual desire, neither of these was significant in the to men across the menstrual cycle 2-phase analysis, F  = 1.27, P = 0.27, and F  = 0.37, P = 0.55, 1,32 1,32 respectively. However, replicating Haselton and Gangestad (2006) Rei Shimoda, Anne Campbell , and Robert A. Barton findings, there was a significant interaction between cycle phase Department of Anthropology, Durham University, South Road, and SIA on extra-pair desire, F   =  5.28, P  =  0.03. In order to 1,32 Durham, DH1 3LE, UK examine the cycle phase effect among participants whose partners Deceased. had higher and lower SIA, SIA was re-centered at one standard deviation (SD) above the mean (those with relatively greater short- We made an inadvertent error in coding the data for fertile and term attractiveness) and below the mean (those with relatively non-fertile phases in part of our study. Our fertile and infertile win- greater long-term attractiveness). However, no cycle phase effect dows were coded one day earlier than the windows proposed by was found when partner SIA scores were one SD above (marginal Haselton and Gangestad (2006). The analyses with sexual-versus- mean for a fertile phase = 1.35 and for a non-fertile phase = 1.67, investment attractiveness (SIA) as a moderator using the 2-phase F   =  4.26, P   =  0.02, the unpredicted direction P > 0.01) or 1, 32 dir classification scheme were based on this coding. We have re-coded below the means (marginal means for fertile phase = 1.51 and for and re-analyzed this part of our study and found that the statistical non-fertile phase  =  1.33, F   =  1.47, P   =  0.12). This did not 1,32 dir results and therefore our main conclusions remained qualitatively support the prediction of the dual sexuality hypothesis. It is also unchanged. With correct coding, the percentage of ovulation days worth noting that in our recoded data, 9 out of 31 (29%) ovula- misclassified by the backward-counting method reduces from 45% tion days detected by LH surge were categorized by Haselton and to 29%. We wish to apologize for this error. Gangestad’s (2006) criteria as “non-fertile.” This last figure was Here, we present revised statistical details for the comparison of incorrectly reported in the original abstract. classification systems on pages 56–57 of the original article. No sig - The corrected data file has been lodged at DRYAD. nificant effect of phase was found for any of the measures. Although Address correspondence to R. Shimoda. E-mail: shimoda.rei@gmail.com. © The Author(s) 2018. Published by Oxford University Press on behalf of the International Society for Behavioral Downloaded from https://academic.oup.com/beheco/article-abstract/29/3/779/4915372 Ecology. All rights reserved. For permissions, please e-mail: journals.permissions@oup.com by Ed 'DeepDyve' Gillespie user on 16 June 2018

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