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Eye-Tracking of Men’s Preferences for Waist-to-Hip Ratio and Breast Size of Women
Studies of human physical traits and mate preferences often use questionnaires asking participants to rate the attractiveness of images. Female waist-to-hip ratio (WHR), breast size, and facialExpand
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Beards augment perceptions of men's age, social status, and aggressiveness, but not attractiveness
The beard is a strikingly sexually dimorphic androgen-dependent secondary sexual trait in humans. Darwin posited that beards evolved in human ancestors via female choice as a highly attractiveExpand
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Cross-cultural consensus for waist–hip ratio and women's attractiveness
In women of reproductive age, a gynoid body fat distribution as measured by the size of waist–hip ratio (WHR) is a reliable indicator of their sex hormone profile, greater success in pregnancy andExpand
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Men’s Preferences for Women’s Breast Morphology in New Zealand, Samoa, and Papua New Guinea
Sexual selection via mate choice may have influenced the evolution of women’s breast morphology. We conducted an image-based questionnaire quantifying and comparing the preferences of men from PapuaExpand
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Eye Tracking of Men’s Preferences for Female Breast Size and Areola Pigmentation
Sexual selection via male mate choice has often been implicated in the evolution of permanently enlarged breasts in women. While questionnaire studies have shown that men find female breasts visuallyExpand
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Human Physique and Sexual Attractiveness in Men and Women: A New Zealand–U.S. Comparative Study
Men and women living in New Zealand and California completed five studies regarding human physique and sexual attractiveness. In Studies 1–3, women rated images of male stimuli and, in Studies 4–5,Expand
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Standardized protocols for characterizing women's fertility: A data-driven approach
Experts are divided on whether women's cognition and behavior differs between fertile and non-fertile phases of the menstrual cycle. One of the biggest criticisms of this literature concerns the useExpand
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The Psychological Science Accelerator: Advancing Psychology Through a Distributed Collaborative Network
Concerns about the veracity of psychological research have been growing. Many findings in psychological science are based on studies with insufficient statistical power and nonrepresentative samples,Expand
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The masculinity paradox: facial masculinity and beardedness interact to determine women's ratings of men's facial attractiveness
In many species, male secondary sexual traits have evolved via female choice as they confer indirect (i.e. genetic) benefits or direct benefits such as enhanced fertility or survival. In humans, theExpand
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The Role of Facial and Body Hair Distribution in Women’s Judgments of Men’s Sexual Attractiveness
Facial and body hair are some of the most visually conspicuous and sexually dimorphic of all men’s secondary sexual traits. Both are androgen dependent, requiring the conversion of testosterone intoExpand
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