Sexually selective cognition: beauty captures the mind of the beholder.

@article{Maner2003SexuallySC,
  title={Sexually selective cognition: beauty captures the mind of the beholder.},
  author={Jon K Maner and Douglas T. Kenrick and D Vaughn Becker and Andrew W Delton and Brian Hofer and Christopher J. Wilbur and Steven L. Neuberg},
  journal={Journal of personality and social psychology},
  year={2003},
  volume={85 6},
  pages={
          1107-20
        }
}
Across 5 experimental studies, the authors explore selective processing biases for physically attractive others. The findings suggest that (a). both male and female observers selectively attend to physically attractive female targets, (b). limiting the attentional capacity of either gender results in biased frequency estimates of attractive females, (c). although females selectively attend to attractive males, limiting females' attentional capacity does not lead to biased estimates of… Expand

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