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Comparing theory-driven and data-driven attractiveness models using images of real women's faces (2019)
Journal Article
Holzleitner, I. J., Lee, A. J., Hahn, A. C., Kandrik, M., Bovet, J., Renoult, J. P., …Jones, B. C. (2019). Comparing theory-driven and data-driven attractiveness models using images of real women's faces. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 45(12), 1589-1595. https://doi.org/10.1037/xhp0000685

Facial attractiveness plays a critical role in social interaction, influencing many different social outcomes. However, the factors that influence facial attractiveness judgments remain relatively poorly understood. Here, we used a sample of 594 youn... Read More about Comparing theory-driven and data-driven attractiveness models using images of real women's faces.

Women’s preferences for men’s facial masculinity: Trade-off accounts revisited (2017)
Journal Article
Holzleitner, I. J., & Perrett, D. I. (2017). Women’s preferences for men’s facial masculinity: Trade-off accounts revisited. Adaptive Human Behavior and Physiology, 3(4), 304-320. https://doi.org/10.1007/s40750-017-0070-3

Studies on mate preferences have demonstrated that women’s perception of male attractiveness is sensitive to men’s facial masculinity, and that women’s preferences for facial masculinity are subject to individual differences, such as own condition. T... Read More about Women’s preferences for men’s facial masculinity: Trade-off accounts revisited.

Perception of strength from 3D faces is linked to facial cues of physique (2015)
Journal Article
Holzleitner, I. J., & Perrett, D. I. (2016). Perception of strength from 3D faces is linked to facial cues of physique. Evolution and Human Behavior, 37(3), 217-229. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.evolhumbehav.2015.11.004

Formidability is an important cue to male intrasexual competitiveness. While previous studies suggest that strength can be accurately perceived from faces, little is known regarding the specific morphological cues that are used to form judgments of s... Read More about Perception of strength from 3D faces is linked to facial cues of physique.