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Evidence from Meta-Analyses of the Facial Width-to-Height Ratio as an Evolved Cue of Threat
The facial width-to-height ratio (FWHR) is the width of the face divided by the height of the upper face. There is mixed evidence for the hypothesis that the FWHR is a cue of threat and dominance inExpand
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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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Studies of human physique and sexual attractiveness: Sexual preferences of men and women in China
Men and women at Northwest University (n = 631), Xi'an, China, were asked to rate the attractiveness of male or female figures manipulated to vary somatotype, waist‐to‐hip ratio (WHR), secondaryExpand
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The role of facial hair in women's perceptions of men's attractiveness, health, masculinity and parenting abilities
Facial hair strongly influences people's judgments of men's socio-sexual attributes. However, the nature of these judgments is often contradictory. The levels of intermediate facial hair growthExpand
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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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Human Physique and Sexual Attractiveness: Sexual Preferences of Men and Women in Bakossiland, Cameroon
Men and women living in a rural community in Bakossiland, Cameroon were asked to rate the attractiveness of images of male or female figures manipulated to vary in somatotype, waist-to-hip ratioExpand
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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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