Waist–hip ratio

Known as: Waist-hip-ratio, WHR, Waist-hip ratio 
Waist–hip ratio or waist-to-hip ratio (WHR) is the ratio of the circumference of the waist to that of the hips.This is calculated as waist… (More)
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2013
2013
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Body mass index and waist–hip ratio are related to human health and both play a role in mate choice. However, previous research… (More)
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2010
2010
Previous studies suggest that men in Western societies are attracted to low female waist-to-hip ratios (WHR). Several… (More)
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2009
2009
Studies show that attractive women demonstrate stronger preferences for masculine men than relatively unattractive women do. Such… (More)
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2006
2006
This study examines the effects of body shape (women’s waist-to-hip ratio and men’s waist-to-shoulder ratio) on desirability of a… (More)
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2005
2005
Women’s waist-to-hip ratio (WHR) varies with age, and a lower WHR is associated with a higher estrogen-to-androgen ratio and… (More)
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2003
Highly Cited
2003
An evolutionary model of mate choice predicts that humans should prefer honest signals of health, youth, and fertility in… (More)
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2003
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2003
Evidence from Singh (1993a, Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 65,293-307; 199313, Human Nature, 4, 297-321; 1994… (More)
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2003
2003
Differences exist between males and females in fat distribution, skeletal morphology, muscle mass, and body shape. We… (More)
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2001
2001
Introductory psychology students (120 females and 120 males) rated attractiveness and fecundity of one of six computer-altered… (More)
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1999
Highly Cited
1999
There are a large number of empirical studies supporting the evolutionary psychological prediction that the waist-to-hip ratio… (More)
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