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  • Cues to the sex ratio of the local population influence women’s preferences for facial symmetry 

    Watkins, Christopher D.; Jones, Benedict C.; Little, Anthony C.; DeBruine, Lisa M.; Feinberg, David R. (Elsevier, 2012-02)
    In nonhuman species, increasing the proportion of potential mates in the local population often increases preferences for high-quality mates, while increasing the proportion of potential competitors for mates intensifies ...
  • 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 ...
  • Reported sexual desire predicts men’s preferences for sexually dimorphic cues in women’s faces 

    Jones, Benedict C.; Little, Anthony C.; Watkins, Christopher D.; Welling, Lisa L.; DeBruine, Lisa M. (Springer, 2011-12)
    Recent studies investigating the relationship between sexual desire and sexual attraction have found that heterosexual women’s reported sexual desire is positively correlated with their reported attraction to both own- and ...
  • Women's physical and psychological condition independently predict their preference for apparent health in faces 

    Jones, Benedict Christopher; Little, Anthony C.; Boothroyd, Lynda; Feinberg, David R.; Cornwell, R. Elisabeth; DeBruine, Lisa M.; Roberts, S. Craig; Penton-Voak, Ian S.; Law Smith, Miriam J.; Moore, Fhionna R.; Davis, Hasker P.; Perrett, David I. (Elsevier, 2005-11)
    Physical condition (e.g., health, fertility) influences female mate preferences in many species, with females in good condition preferring "higher quality" (e.g., healthier) mates. In humans, condition may comprise both ...