Waist-to-Hip Ratio as Supernormal Stimuli: Effect of Contrapposto Pose and Viewing Angle

@article{Pazhoohi2019WaisttoHipRA,
  title={Waist-to-Hip Ratio as Supernormal Stimuli: Effect of Contrapposto Pose and Viewing Angle},
  author={F. Pazhoohi and A. F. Macedo and James F. Doyle and Joana Arantes},
  journal={Archives of Sexual Behavior},
  year={2019},
  volume={49},
  pages={837-847}
}
In women, the waist-to-hip ratio (WHR) is an indicator of attractiveness, health, youthfulness, and reproductive potential. In the current study, we hypothesized that viewing angle and body postures influence the attractiveness of these forms based on the view dependency of WHR stimuli (vdWHR). Using eye tracking, we quantified the number of fixations and dwell time on 3D images of a female avatar in two different poses (standing and contrapposto) from eight viewing angles incrementing in 45… Expand
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