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  • Facial appearance is a cue to oestrogen levels in women 

    Smith, M. J. Law; Perrett, D. I.; Jones, B. C.; Cornwell, R. E.; Moore, Fhionna R.; Feinberg, D. R.; Boothroyd, L. G.; Durrani, S. J.; Stirrat, M. R.; Whiten, S.; Pitman, R. M.; Hillier, S. G. (The Royal Society, 2006-01)
    Although many accounts of facial attractiveness propose that femininity in women's faces indicates high levels of oestrogen, there is little empirical evidence in support of this assumption. Here, we used assays for urinary ...
  • Menstrual cycle, pregnancy and oral contraceptive use alter attraction to apparent health in faces 

    Jones, B. C.; Perrett, D. I.; Little, A. C.; Boothroyd, L.; Cornwell, R. E.; Feinberg, D. R.; Tiddeman, B. P.; Whiten, S.; Pitman, R. M.; Hillier, S. G.; Burt, D. M.; Stirrat, M. R.; Law Smith, M. J.; Moore, Fhionna R. (The Royal Society, 2005-02)
    Previous studies demonstrating changes in women's face preferences have emphasized increased attraction to cues to possible indirect benefits (e.g. heritable immunity to infection) that coincides with periods of high ...