The influence of leg-to-body ratio, arm-to-body ratio and intra-limb ratio on male human attractiveness

  title={The influence of leg-to-body ratio, arm-to-body ratio and intra-limb ratio on male human attractiveness},
  author={Thomas M. M. Versluys and R. Foley and W. Skylark},
  journal={Royal Society Open Science},
  • Thomas M. M. Versluys, R. Foley, W. Skylark
  • Published 2018
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Royal Society Open Science
  • Human mate choice is influenced by limb proportions. Previous work has focused on leg-to-body ratio (LBR) as a determinant of male attractiveness and found a preference for limbs that are close to, or slightly above, the average. We investigated the influence of two other key aspects of limb morphology: arm-to-body ratio (ABR) and intra-limb ratio (IR). In three studies of heterosexual women from the USA, we tested the attractiveness of male physiques that varied in LBR, ABR and IR, using… CONTINUE READING
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