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The effects of facial adiposity on attractiveness and perceived leadership ability
(2014) - Journal article
Facial attractiveness has a positive influence on electoral success both in experimental paradigms and in the real world. One parameter that influences facial attractiveness and social judgements is facial adiposity (a ...
Using cross correlations to investigate how chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes) use conspecific gaze cues to extract and exploit information in a foraging competition
(2014-10) - Journal article
In a dyadic informed forager task, chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes) are known to exploit the knowledge of informed subordinates; however, the behavioral mechanisms they employ are unknown. It is tempting to interpret outcome ...
Data underpinning: Perception of Health from Facial Cues
(University of St Andrews, 2015-12) - Dataset
Embodied metaphors and emotions in the moralization of restrained eating practices
(2013-05) - Journal article
Moralization is the process whereby preferences are converted to values (Rozin, 1999). Two studies used an embodied metaphor approach, in which moral metaphors are grounded in one’s sense of physical cleanliness, to ...
“Model age-based” and “copy when uncertain” biases in children’s social learning of a novel task
(2016-10) - Journal article
Theoretical models of social learning predict that individuals can benefit from using strategies that specify when and whom to copy. Here the interaction of two social learning strategies, model age-based biased copying ...
Sex differences in performance on a cognitive bias task in Norway rats
(2016-12) - Journal article
Cognitive biases, which are defined as distortions in cognitive processes that are influenced by a background emotional state, can provide information about an individual’s affective state. For instance, negative cognitive ...
Erratum to ‘Bateman's principles and human sex roles’
(2013-10) - Journal article
Assessment of health in human faces is context-dependent
(2016-04) - Journal article
When making decisions between options, humans are expected to choose the option that returns the highest benefit. In practice, however, adding inferior alternatives to the choice set can alter these decisions. Here we ...
Can dietary intake influence perception of and measured appearance? A systematic review : dietary intake and appearance
(2015-03) - Journal item
Appearance-based interventions have had some success in reducing smoking and sun exposure. Appearance may also motivate dietary behavior change if it was established that dietary improvement had a positive impact on ...
Trust and mixed signals : a study of religion, tattoos and cognitive dissonance
(2016-07) - Journal article
This paper examines trust judgements in the context of ‘mixed signals’, whereby the medium through which a signal is projected suggests untrustworthiness, but the signal itself suggests trustworthiness. Under conditions ...