The Role of Breast Size and Areolar Pigmentation in Perceptions of Women’s Sexual Attractiveness, Reproductive Health, Sexual Maturity, Maternal Nurturing Abilities, and Age

@article{Dixson2015TheRO,
  title={The Role of Breast Size and Areolar Pigmentation in Perceptions of Women’s Sexual Attractiveness, Reproductive Health, Sexual Maturity, Maternal Nurturing Abilities, and Age},
  author={Barnaby James Wyld Dixson and Melanie L. Duncan and Alan F. Dixson},
  journal={Archives of Sexual Behavior},
  year={2015},
  volume={44},
  pages={1685-1695}
}
Women’s breast morphology is thought to have evolved via sexual selection as a signal of maturity, health, and fecundity. While research demonstrates that breast morphology is important in men’s judgments of women’s attractiveness, it remains to be determined how perceptions might differ when considering a larger suite of mate relevant attributes. Here, we tested how variation in breast size and areolar pigmentation affected perceptions of women’s sexual attractiveness, reproductive health… Expand
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