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Sex differences in the effect of smiling on social judgments: an evolutionary approach

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Behavioral research has become increasingly concerned with the adaptive significance of facial expressions, which can be regarded as evolved social signals. In an attempt to uncover the function of smiling behavior, the assessment of various evolutionary relevant traits was examined through people's judgments of neutral and smiling photographs. Pictures were rated for ten attributes: attractivenes, generosity, trustworthiness, competitiveness, health, agreeableness, conscientiousness, extrove...

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"University of Geneva", "University of Liverpool"
Department:
School of Biological Sciences
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"University of Stirling", "University of Liverpool"
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School of Biological Sciences
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Institution:
University of Oxford
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SSD
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SAME
Sub department:
Social & Cultural Anthropology
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Publisher:
NorthEastern Evolutionary Psychology Society
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Journal of Social, Evolutionary, and Cultural Psychology More from this journal
Volume:
2
Issue:
3
Pages:
103-121
Publication date:
2008-09-01
ISSN:
1933-5377
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English
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2014-02-03

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