Symmetry, sexual dimorphism in facial proportions and male facial attractiveness

@article{PentonVoak2001SymmetrySD,
  title={Symmetry, sexual dimorphism in facial proportions and male facial attractiveness},
  author={Ian S. Penton-Voak and Benedict C. Jones and Anthony C. Little and S Baker and Bernard Paul Tiddeman and D Michael Burt and David Ian Perrett},
  journal={Proceedings of the Royal Society of London. Series B: Biological Sciences},
  year={2001},
  volume={268},
  pages={1617 - 1623}
}
Facial symmetry has been proposed as a marker of developmental stability that may be important in human mate choice. Several studies have demonstrated positive relationships between facial symmetry and attractiveness. It was recently proposed that symmetry is not a primary cue to facial attractiveness, as symmetrical faces remain attractive even when presented as half faces (with no cues to symmetry). Facial sexual dimorphisms (‘masculinity’) have been suggested as a possible cue that may… Expand
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