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Deep Dive Ep. 9 | Body Proportions In Dating

Body proportions matter a surprising amount in the context of dating but much of it is only able to be understood in a realistic field study. In today’s episode, we go over a unique speed-dating study with a large sample size to confirm that physical features such as shoulder-width ratio and waist-hip ratio matter in making someone appear more physically attractive and how this relates to appearances of social dominance contrasting with femininity (i.e. sexual dimorphism).

  • Sidari, Morgan J.; Lee, Anthony J.; Murphy, Sean C.; Sherlock, James M.; Dixson, Barnaby J. W.; Zietsch, Brendan P. (2020). Preferences for Sexually Dimorphic Body Characteristics Revealed in a Large Sample of Speed Daters. Social Psychological and Personality Science, (), 194855061988292
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Deep Dive Ep. 9 | Body Proportions In Dating
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