Waist to hip ratio and facial attractiveness: a pilot study

@inproceedings{Furnham2001WaistTH,
  title={Waist to hip ratio and facial attractiveness: a pilot study},
  author={Adrian Furnham and Meritxell Lavancy and Alastair McClelland},
  year={2001}
}
The aim of this study was to evaluate the influence of facial attractiveness and waist to hip ratio (WHR) on five judgements of attractiveness (attractiveness, sexiness, healthiness, fertility and pregnancy). It was hypothesised that facial attractiveness would be more important than WHR for all measures except for pregnancy. Four levels of WHR were matched with two levels of facial attractiveness to produce eight individual stimuli based on the same figure. These were rated on a seven point bi… CONTINUE READING

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