Testosterone increases perceived dominance but not attractiveness in human males.

@article{Swaddle2002TestosteroneIP,
  title={Testosterone increases perceived dominance but not attractiveness in human males.},
  author={John P. Swaddle and Gillian W Reierson},
  journal={Proceedings. Biological sciences},
  year={2002},
  volume={269 1507},
  pages={2285-9}
}
Recent evidence suggests that certain features on the human face indicate hormonal levels during growth, and that women judge the attractiveness of potential partners based on the appearance of these features. One entrenched notion is male facial features that are affected by testosterone are used as direct cues in mate preference. Testosterone may be particularly revealing as it is purported to be an honest indicator of male fitness. Increased testosterone may impose an immunocompetence… CONTINUE READING
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