Masculine Somatotype and Hirsuteness as Determinants of Sexual Attractiveness to Women

@article{Dixson2003MasculineSA,
  title={Masculine Somatotype and Hirsuteness as Determinants of Sexual Attractiveness to Women},
  author={Alan F. Dixson and Gayle Halliwell and Rebecca East and Praveen Wignarajah and Matthew J. . Anderson},
  journal={Archives of Sexual Behavior},
  year={2003},
  volume={32},
  pages={29-39}
}
Five questionnaire studies asked women to rate the attractiveness of outline drawings of male figures that varied in somatotype, body proportions, symmetry, and in distribution of trunk hair. In Study 1, back-posed figures of mesomorphic (muscular) somatotypes were rated as most attractive, followed by average, ectomorphic (slim), and endomorphic (heavily built) figures by both British and Sri Lankan women. In Study 2, computer morphing of somatotypes to produce an intergraded series resulted… 

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