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  • Adolescents' preferences for sexual dimorphism are influenced by relative exposure to male and female faces 

    Saxton, Tamsin K.; Little, Anthony C.; DeBruine, Lisa M.; Jones, Benedict C.; Roberts, S. Craig (Elsevier, 2009-12)
    Exposure to a particular population of faces can increase ratings of the normality and attractiveness of similar-looking faces. Such exposure can also refine the perceived boundaries of that face population, such that other ...
  • Commitment to relationships and preferences for femininity and apparent health in faces are strongest on days of the menstrual cycle when progesterone level is high 

    Jones, B. C.; Little, A. C.; Boothroyd, L.; DeBruine, Lisa M.; Feinberg, D. R.; Law Smith, M. J.; Cornwell, R. E.; Moore, Fhionna R.; Perrett, D. I. (Hormones and Behaviour, 2005-09)
    Previous studies of changes in women's behavior during the menstrual cycle have offered insight into the motivations underpinning women's preferences for social cues associated with possible direct benefits (e.g., investment, ...
  • Face and voice attractiveness judgments change during adolescence 

    Saxton, Tamsin K.; DeBruine, Lisa M.; Jones, Benedict C.; Little, Anthony C.; Roberts, S. Craig (Elsevier, 2009-11)
    Attractiveness judgments are thought to underpin adaptive mate choice decisions. We investigated how these judgments change during adolescence when mate choice is becoming relevant. Adolescents aged 11–15 evaluated faces ...
  • Face, body and speech cues independently predict judgments of attractiveness 

    Saxton, Tamsin K.; Burriss, Robert P.; Murray, Alice K.; Rowland, Hannah M.; Roberts, S. Craig (Akadémiai Kiadó, 2009-03)
    Research on human attraction frequently makes use of single-modality stimuli such as neutral-expression facial photographs as proxy indicators of an individual’s attractiveness. However, we know little about how judgments ...
  • 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 ...