The role of facial hair in women's perceptions of men's attractiveness, health, masculinity and parenting abilities

@article{Dixson2013TheRO,
  title={The role of facial hair in women's perceptions of men's attractiveness, health, masculinity and parenting abilities},
  author={Barnaby J. Dixson and R. Brooks},
  journal={Evolution and Human Behavior},
  year={2013},
  volume={34},
  pages={236-241}
}
  • Barnaby J. Dixson, R. Brooks
  • Published 2013
  • Psychology
  • Evolution and Human Behavior
  • Facial hair strongly influences people's judgments of men's socio-sexual attributes. However, the nature of these judgments is often contradictory. The levels of intermediate facial hair growth presented to raters and the stage of female raters' menstrual cycles might have influenced past findings. We quantified men's and women's judgments of attractiveness, health, masculinity and parenting abilities for photographs of men who were clean-shaven, lightly or heavily stubbled and fully bearded… CONTINUE READING

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