The sound of female shape: a redundant signal of vocal and facial attractiveness

  title={The sound of female shape: a redundant signal of vocal and facial attractiveness},
  author={Peter Abend and L. Pfl{\"u}ger and Markus Koppensteiner and Michael Coquerelle and K. Grammer},
  journal={Evolution and Human Behavior},
  • Peter Abend, L. Pflüger, +2 authors K. Grammer
  • Published 2015
  • Psychology
  • Evolution and Human Behavior
  • Abstract There is more to female attractiveness than a pretty face. Human mate choice decisions are guided by different cues, which in combination may give a better estimate of a general condition. We hypothesized that such signal redundancy might be true for vocal and visual cues of human female attractiveness. To test this we used photographs of women's faces, recorded their voices and asked men to rate both types of stimuli on attractiveness. We found a significant relationship between males… CONTINUE READING
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