Do masculine men smell better? An association between skin color masculinity and female preferences for body odor

Article English OPEN
Carrito, Mariana L.; Santos, Isabel M.; Alho, Laura; Ferreira, Jacqueline; Soares, Sandra C.; Bem-Haja, Pedro; Silva, Carlos F.; Perrett, David I.;
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1093/chemse/bjx004
  • Subject: Attractiveness | Male coloration | BF Psychology | Mate preferences | BF | Scent | Olfaction | NDAS | Sexual dimorphism
    mesheuropmc: psychological phenomena and processes

This work was supported by Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia and Programa Operacional de Potencial Humano/Fundo Social Europeu (SFRH/BD/77592/2011 to M.L.C.). A recent study claimed face skin color as a sexually dimorphic variable that influences attractiveness ... View more
Share - Bookmark