Cross-gender perceptions of facial attributes and their relation to attractiveness: do we see them differently than they see us?

@article{Meerdink1990CrossgenderPO,
  title={Cross-gender perceptions of facial attributes and their relation to attractiveness: do we see them differently than they see us?},
  author={J E Meerdink and Calvin P. Garbin and Daniel W. Leger},
  journal={Perception & psychophysics},
  year={1990},
  volume={48 3},
  pages={227-33}
}
Examination of perceptions of human facial attributes revealed that individual attributes are similarly perceived by males and females. However, patterns of attribute interrelationships differ as a function of gender of the face. Undergraduate students (N = 280) rated pictures of 40 male or female Caucasians on 12 physical attributes (e.g., nose size, face width) and overall attractiveness. The four sets of attribute ratings (defined by rater gender and picture gender) were submitted to… CONTINUE READING