Human preferences for facial masculinity change with relationship type and environmental harshness

@article{Little2006HumanPF,
  title={Human preferences for facial masculinity change with relationship type and environmental harshness},
  author={A. C. Little and Danielle L. Cohen and B. Jones and J. Belsky},
  journal={Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology},
  year={2006},
  volume={61},
  pages={967-973}
}
In humans (Homo sapiens), sexual dimorphism in face shape has been proposed to be linked to quality in both men and women. Although preferences for high-quality mates might be expected, previous work has suggested that high quality may be associated with decreased investment in partnerships. In line with a trade-off between partner quality and investment, human females have been found to prefer higher levels of masculinity when judging under conditions where the benefits of quality would be… Expand

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