The facial width-to-height ratio shares stronger links with judgments of aggression than with judgments of trustworthiness.

@article{Geniole2014TheFW,
  title={The facial width-to-height ratio shares stronger links with judgments of aggression than with judgments of trustworthiness.},
  author={Shawn N Geniole and Danielle Sirriani Molnar and Justin M. Carr{\'e} and Cheryl M. McCormick},
  journal={Journal of experimental psychology. Human perception and performance},
  year={2014},
  volume={40 4},
  pages={
          1526-41
        }
}
Variation in the facial width-to-height ratio (face ratio) is associated with judgments of aggression and of trustworthiness made by observers when viewing men's faces. Although judgments of aggression and of trustworthiness are correlated, they represent distinct constructs. We thus investigated the hypothesis that judgments of aggression share stronger associations with the face ratio than judgments of trustworthiness, and that judgments of aggression mediate the link between the face ratio… CONTINUE READING
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