Cross-cultural variation in men's preference for sexual dimorphism in women's faces

  title={Cross-cultural variation in men's preference for sexual dimorphism in women's faces},
  author={Urszula M. Marcinkowska and Mikhail V. Kozlov and Huajian Cai and Jorge Contreras‐Gardu{\~n}o and Barnaby James Wyld Dixson and Gavita A. Oana and Gwena{\"e}l Kaminski and Norman P. Li and Minna Lyons and Ike E. Onyishi and Keshav Prasai and Farid Pazhoohi and Pavol Prokop and Sandra L Rosales Cardozo and N.S.W. Sceggs Sydney and Jose C. Yong and Markus J. Rantala},
  journal={Biology Letters},
Both attractiveness judgements and mate preferences vary considerably cross-culturally. We investigated whether men's preference for femininity in women's faces varies between 28 countries with diverse health conditions by analysing responses of 1972 heterosexual participants. Although men in all countries preferred feminized over masculinized female faces, we found substantial differences between countries in the magnitude of men's preferences. Using an average femininity preference for each… 

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