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Perceived Intelligence Is Associated with Measured Intelligence in Men but Not Women
These results suggest that a perceiver can accurately gauge the real intelligence of men, but not women, by viewing their faces in photographs; however, this estimation is possibly not based on facial shape.
Trustworthy-Looking Face Meets Brown Eyes
It is concluded that although the brown-eyed faces were perceived as more trustworthy than the blue-eyed ones, it was not brown eye color per se that caused the stronger perception of trustworthiness but rather the facial features associated with brown eyes.
The evolutionary history of testicular externalization and the origin of the scrotum
It is suggested that the recent diversity in testicular position within mammals is the result of multiple selection pressures stemming from the need to provide conditions suitable for sperm development and storage, or to protect the male gonads from excessive physical and physiological disturbance.
Shape Differences Between the Faces of Homosexual and Heterosexual Men
- J. Valentova, K. Kleisner, J. Havlíček, J. Neustupa
- PsychologyArchives of sexual behavior
- 1 February 2014
Differences in facial morphology of homosexual and heterosexual men do not simply mirror variation in femininity, and the stereotypic association of feminine looking men as homosexual may confound judgments of sexual orientation.
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Perceived Aggressiveness Predicts Fighting Performance in Mixed-Martial-Arts Fighters
- Vít Třebický, J. Havlíček, Susan C. Roberts, A. Little, K. Kleisner
- PsychologyPsychological science
- 1 July 2013
The results indicate that perception of aggressiveness and fighting ability might cue different aspects of success in male-male physical confrontation.
Further evidence for links between facial width-to-height ratio and fighting success: Commentary on Zilioli et al. (2014).
- Vít Třebický, J. Fialová, K. Kleisner, Susan C. Roberts, A. Little, J. Havlíček
- PsychologyAggressive behavior
- 1 July 2015
Testing whether fWHR is associated with perceived aggressiveness, fighting ability and success in physical confrontation, while controlling for body size, is tested, and it is found that perceived fighting ability was predicted by weight but not by f WHR.
Perceived trustworthiness is associated with position in a corporate hierarchy
Human perception of fighting ability: facial cues predict winners and losers in mixed martial arts fights
Together these findings demonstrate that 1) humans can predict the outcome of specific fighting contests based on facial cues, 2) perceived masculinity and strength are putative cues to fighting success available from faces, and 3) facial cues associated with successful male–male competition are attractive to women.
The Formation of the Theory of Homology in Biological Sciences
- K. Kleisner
- BiologyActa biotheoretica
- 10 October 2007
This study represents a historical overview of the development of the homology concept followed by some clues on how to navigate the pluralistic terminology of modern approaches to homology.