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dc.contributor.authorZilioli, Samuele-
dc.contributor.authorSell, Aaron N-
dc.contributor.authorStirrat, Michael-
dc.contributor.authorJagore, Justin-
dc.contributor.authorVickerman, William-
dc.contributor.authorWatson, Neil V-
dc.date.accessioned2015-07-18T03:59:31Z-
dc.date.issued2015-07-
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1893/21225-
dc.description.abstractHumans can accurately extract information about men's formidability from their faces; however, the actual facial cues that inform these judgments have not been established. Here, through three studies, we test the hypothesis that bizygomatic width (i.e. facial width-to-height ratio, fWHR) covaries with actual physical formidability (hypothesis \#1) and that humans use this cue when making assessments of formidability (hypothesis \#2). Our data confirm that fWHR is predictive of actual fighting ability among professional combatants (study 1). We further show that subjects' assessments of formidability covary with the target's fWHR on natural faces (study 2), computer-generated images of strong and weak faces (study 2), and experimentally manipulated computer-generated faces (study 3). These results support the hypothesis that bizygomatic width is a cue of formidability that is assessed during agonistic encounters. Aggr. Behav. 9999:XX-XX, 2014. © 2014 Wiley Periodicals, Inc.en_UK
dc.language.isoen-
dc.publisherWiley-Blackwell-
dc.relationZilioli S, Sell AN, Stirrat M, Jagore J, Vickerman W & Watson NV (2015) Face of a fighter: Bizygomatic width as a cue of formidability, Aggressive Behavior, 41 (4), pp. 322-330.-
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dc.subjectEvolutionary Psychologyen_UK
dc.subjectFacial Width to Height Ratio (fWHR)en_UK
dc.subjectFormidabilityen_UK
dc.subjectPhysical Strengthen_UK
dc.subjectResource-Holding Potential (RHP)en_UK
dc.titleFace of a fighter: Bizygomatic width as a cue of formidabilityen_UK
dc.typeJournal Articleen_UK
dc.rights.embargodate2999-12-31T00:00:00Z-
dc.rights.embargoreasonThe publisher does not allow this work to be made publicly available in this Repository therefore there is an embargo on the full text of the work.-
dc.identifier.doihttp://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ab.21544-
dc.citation.jtitleAggressive Behavior-
dc.citation.issn0096-140X-
dc.citation.volume41-
dc.citation.issue4-
dc.citation.spage322-
dc.citation.epage330-
dc.citation.publicationstatusPublished-
dc.citation.peerreviewedRefereed-
dc.type.statusPublisher version (final published refereed version)-
dc.author.emailmichael@ExplainingBehaviour.com-
dc.citation.date06/06/2014-
dc.contributor.affiliationSimon Fraser University-
dc.contributor.affiliationGriffith University-
dc.contributor.affiliationPsychology-
dc.contributor.affiliationSimon Fraser University-
dc.contributor.affiliationSimon Fraser University-
dc.contributor.affiliationSimon Fraser University-
dc.rights.embargoterms2999-12-31-
dc.rights.embargoliftdate2999-12-31-
dc.identifier.isi000356824900003-
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