Male facial appearance signals physical strength to women

@article{Fink2007MaleFA,
  title={Male facial appearance signals physical strength to women},
  author={Bernhard Fink and Nick Neave and H. Gunter Seydel},
  journal={American Journal of Human Biology},
  year={2007},
  volume={19}
}
Previous studies showed that male faces with extreme features that are likely to be associated with testosterone (T) are perceived as dominant and masculine. Women were reported to prefer masculinized male faces, as they may consider T markers to be an “honest” indication of good health. However, it is also likely that female preferences for certain male faces arise from the fact that dominant‐ and masculine‐looking males are signaling characteristics which may be beneficial in intrasexual… 

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