Effects of exogenous testosterone and mating context on men's preferences for female facial femininity

@article{Bird2016EffectsOE,
  title={Effects of exogenous testosterone and mating context on men's preferences for female facial femininity},
  author={Brian M. Bird and Lisa L. M. Welling and Triana L. Ortiz and Benjamin J. P. Moreau and Steve Hansen and Michael Emond and Bernard Goldfarb and Pierre L. Bonin and Justin M. Carr{\'e}},
  journal={Hormones and Behavior},
  year={2016},
  volume={85},
  pages={76-85}
}
Correlational research suggests that men show greater attraction to feminine female faces when their testosterone (T) levels are high. Men's preferences for feminine faces also seem to vary as a function of relationship context (short versus long-term). However, the relationship between T and preferences for female facial femininity has yet to be tested experimentally. In the current paper, we report the results of two experiments examining the causal role of T in modulating preferences for… Expand

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