Attraction to men and women predicts sexual dimorphism preferences
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Objectives: Sexual orientation categories are commonly differentiated in the partner preference literature. Yet little is known about how the variability within each category influences partner preferences. Methods: We investigated women’s (N = 27,611) preferences for sexual dimorphism in male faces in relation to self-reports of sexual attraction to men/women (from ‘not at all’ to ‘very’). Results: Self-identified heterosexual women reported considerable variation in sexual attraction levels. We found that sexual dimorphism preferences related positively with attraction to men and negatively with attraction to women. Conclusions: Such variability in women’s sexuality should be taken into account when investigating partner preferences.
Batres , C , Jones , B C & Perrett , D I 2020 , ' Attraction to men and women predicts sexual dimorphism preferences ' , International Journal of Sexual Health , vol. Latest Articles . https://doi.org/10.1080/19317611.2020.1713956
International Journal of Sexual Health
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