Women's evaluations of other women's natural body odor depend on target's fertility status

@article{Gildersleeve2017WomensEO,
  title={Women's evaluations of other women's natural body odor depend on target's fertility status},
  author={K. Gildersleeve and Melissa R. Fales and M. Haselton},
  journal={Evolution and Human Behavior},
  year={2017},
  volume={38},
  pages={155-163}
}
Abstract A large research literature indicates that men perceive women as more attractive when they are at high fertility than at low fertility within the ovulatory cycle. However, it remains unclear whether women also perceive women as more attractive at high fertility. This study examined women's ratings of samples of natural body odor collected from naturally-cycling women at high and low fertility within the cycle and from hormonal contraceptive-using women at mid-cycle. Like men, women… Expand
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