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Facing Aggression: Cues Differ for Female versus Male Faces
The facial width-to-height ratio (face ratio), is a sexually dimorphic metric associated with actual aggression in men and with observers’ judgements of aggression in male faces. Here, we sought to determine if observers’ ...
Evidence from Meta-Analyses of the Facial Width-to-Height Ratio as an Evolved Cue of Threat
The facial width-to-height ratio (FWHR) is the width of the face divided by the height of the upper face. There is mixed evidence for the hypothesis that the FWHR is a cue of threat and dominance in the human face. We ...
Taking Control of Aggression: Perceptions of Aggression Suppress the Link Between Perceptions of Facial Masculinity and Attractiveness
(SAGE Publishing, 2013)
Women’s preferences for masculine-looking male faces are inconsistent across studies, with some studies finding a positive relationship between masculinity and attractiveness and others finding a negative relationship ...
Peer pressures: Social instability stress in adolescence and social deficits in adulthood in a rodent model
(Elsevier Ltd, 2014)
Studies in animal models generate and test hypotheses regarding developmental stagespecific vulnerability that might inform research questions about human development. In both rats and humans, peer relationships are ...
Caveats of chronic exogenous corticosterone treatments in adolescent rats and effects on anxiety-like and depressive behavior and hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) axis function
(BioMed Central, 2011)
Background: Administration of exogenous corticosterone is an effective preclinical model of depression, but its use has involved primarily adult rodents. Using two different procedures of administration drawn from ...