Cross-cultural consensus for waist–hip ratio and women's attractiveness

@article{Singh2010CrossculturalCF,
  title={Cross-cultural consensus for waist–hip ratio and women's attractiveness},
  author={D. Singh and B. Dixson and T. Jessop and Bethan Morgan and A. Dixson},
  journal={Evolution and Human Behavior},
  year={2010},
  volume={31},
  pages={176-181}
}
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 and less risk for major diseases. According to evolutionary mate selection theory, such indicators of health and fertility should be judged as attractive. Previous research has confirmed this prediction. In this current research, we use the same stimulus for diverse racial groups (Bakossiland, Cameroon… Expand
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