Facial Diversity and Infant Preferences for Attractive Faces

  title={Facial Diversity and Infant Preferences for Attractive Faces},
  author={Judith H. Langlois and Jean M. Ritter and Lori A. Roggman and Lesley S. Vaughn},
Three studies examined infant preferences for attractive faces in four types of faces: White adult male and female faces, Black adult female faces, and infant faces. Infants viewed pairs of faces, previously rated for attractiveness by adults, in a visual preference paradigm. Significant preferences were found for attractive faces across all facial types. The results confirm earlier reports of this phenomenon and extend those results by showing that infant preferences for attractive faces… CONTINUE READING

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