publication . Other literature type . Article . 2006

Hair length, facial attractiveness, personality attribution: A multiple fitness model of hairdressing

Norbert Mesko;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2006 Journal: Review of psychology, volume 13, issue 1 (issn: 1330-6812, eissn: 1849-0905, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Naklada Slap
Abstract
Multiple Fitness Model states that attractiveness varies across multiple dimensions, with each feature representing a different aspect of mate value. In the present study, male raters judged the attractiveness of young females with neotenous and mature facial features, with various hair lengths. Results revealed that the physical appearance of long-haired women was rated high, regardless of their facial attractiveness being valued high or low. Women rated as most attractive were those whose face displayed neotenous features in the center of the face (large eyes, small nose) and sexual maturity features, such as long head hair at the periphery. Furthermore, desir...
Subjects
Medical Subject Headings: integumentary system
free text keywords: hairdressing; good genes model; multiple fitness theory
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publication . Other literature type . Article . 2006

Hair length, facial attractiveness, personality attribution: A multiple fitness model of hairdressing

Norbert Mesko;