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Human and Non-Human Primate Preferences for Faces and Facial Attractiveness

  title={Human and Non-Human Primate Preferences for Faces and Facial Attractiveness},
  author={Jack A F Griffey},
For humans and non-human primates (NHPs) the face represents a particularly important source of social information providing a means of conspecific recognition and cues to personal details including sex, age, and emotional state. The human face may also be fundamental in the transmission to conspecifics of other forms of socially relevant information including the display of facial traits associated with sexual attraction and mate choice. A wealth of experimental literature indicates that… 
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