Male sexual strategies modify ratings of female models with specific waist-to-hip ratios

@article{Brase2004MaleSS,
  title={Male sexual strategies modify ratings of female models with specific waist-to-hip ratios},
  author={G. Brase and G. Walker},
  journal={Human Nature},
  year={2004},
  volume={15},
  pages={209-224}
}
  • G. Brase, G. Walker
  • Published 2004
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Human Nature
  • Female waist-to-hip ratio (WHR) has generally been an important general predictor of ratings of physical attractiveness and related characteristics. Individual differences in ratings do exist, however, and may be related to differences in the reproductive tactics of the male raters such as pursuit of short-term or long-term relationships and adjustments based on perceptions of one’s own quality as a mate. Forty males, categorized according to sociosexual orientation and physical qualities (WHR… CONTINUE READING
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