Effects of Menstrual Cycle Phase on Face Preferences

@article{Jones2008EffectsOM,
  title={Effects of Menstrual Cycle Phase on Face Preferences},
  author={Benedict C. Jones and Lisa Marie DeBruine and David Ian Perrett and Anthony C. Little and David R. Feinberg and Miriam J Law Smith},
  journal={Archives of Sexual Behavior},
  year={2008},
  volume={37},
  pages={78-84}
}
While many studies of face preferences have emphasized high agreement among individuals about the types of faces they consider attractive and unattractive, other studies have demonstrated systematic variation in face preferences. Here, we review the evidence that women’s preferences for masculinity, apparent health, and self-resemblance in faces change systematically during the menstrual cycle. Our review focuses on the proximate mechanisms that might underpin these changes (i.e., what changes… 

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