Correlated preferences for facial masculinity and ideal or actual partner's masculinity

  title={Correlated preferences for facial masculinity and ideal or actual partner's masculinity},
  author={Lisa Marie DeBruine and Benedict C. Jones and Anthony C. Little and Lynda G. Boothroyd and David Ian Perrett and Ian S. Penton-Voak and Philip Adrian Cooper and Lars Penke and David R. Feinberg and Bernard Paul Tiddeman},
  journal={Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences},
  pages={1355 - 1360}
Studies of women's preferences for male faces have variously reported preferences for masculine faces, preferences for feminine faces and no effect of masculinity–femininity on male facial attractiveness. It has been suggested that these apparently inconsistent findings are, at least partly, due to differences in the methods used to manipulate the masculinity of face images or individual differences in attraction to facial cues associated with youth. Here, however, we show that women's… 

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