Female condition influences preferences for sexual dimorphism in faces of male humans (Homo sapiens).

@article{PentonVoak2003FemaleCI,
  title={Female condition influences preferences for sexual dimorphism in faces of male humans (Homo sapiens).},
  author={I. Penton-Voak and A. C. Little and B. Jones and D. Burt and Bernard Paul Tiddeman and D. Perrett},
  journal={Journal of comparative psychology},
  year={2003},
  volume={117 3},
  pages={
          264-71
        }
}
In some species, female condition correlates positively with preferences for male secondary sexual traits. Women's preferences for sexually dimorphic characteristics in male faces (facial masculinity) have recently been reported to covary with self-reported attractiveness. As women's attractiveness has been proposed to signal reproductive condition, the findings in human (Homo sapiens) and other species may reflect similar processes. The current study investigated whether the covariation… Expand
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