Facial structure is a reliable cue of aggressive behavior.

@article{Carr2009FacialSI,
  title={Facial structure is a reliable cue of aggressive behavior.},
  author={Justin M. Carr{\'e} and Cheryl M McCormick and Catherine J. Mondloch},
  journal={Psychological science},
  year={2009},
  volume={20 10},
  pages={
          1194-8
        }
}
Facial width-to-height ratio is a sexually dimorphic metric that is independent of body size and may have been shaped by sexual selection. We recently showed that this metric is correlated with behavioral aggression in men. In Study 1, observers estimated the propensity for aggression of men photographed displaying neutral facial expressions and for whom a behavioral measure of aggression was obtained. The estimates were correlated strongly with the facial width-to-height ratio of the stimulus… CONTINUE READING
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