Lisa M DeBruine

Summary

Affiliation: University of Aberdeen
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The role of symmetry in attraction to average faces
    Benedict C Jones
    Face Research Laboratory, School of Psychology, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, Scotland
    Percept Psychophys 69:1273-7. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Evidence for menstrual cycle shifts in women's preferences for masculinity: a response to Harris (in press) “Menstrual cycle and facial preferences reconsidered”
    Lisa Debruine
    School of Psychology, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, UK
    Evol Psychol 8:768-75. 2010
  3. doi request reprint Extending parasite-stress theory to variation in human mate preferences
    Lisa M DeBruine
    School of Psychology, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, AB25 3FX, Scotland, United Kingdom
    Behav Brain Sci 35:86-7. 2012
  4. ncbi request reprint Dissociating averageness and attractiveness: attractive faces are not always average
    Lisa M DeBruine
    School of Psychology, University of Aberdeen, Scotland, UK
    J Exp Psychol Hum Percept Perform 33:1420-30. 2007
  5. pmc The health of a nation predicts their mate preferences: cross-cultural variation in women's preferences for masculinized male faces
    Lisa M DeBruine
    School of Psychology, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen AB24 3FX, UK
    Proc Biol Sci 277:2405-10. 2010
  6. ncbi request reprint Are attractive men's faces masculine or feminine? The importance of controlling confounds in face stimuli
    Lisa M DeBruine
    School of Psychology, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, Scotland, United Kingdom AB24 3FX mail
    J Exp Psychol Hum Percept Perform 36:751-8. 2010
  7. pmc Opposite-sex siblings decrease attraction, but not prosocial attributions, to self-resembling opposite-sex faces
    Lisa M DeBruine
    School of Psychology, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen AB24 3FX, United Kingdom
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 108:11710-4. 2011
  8. doi request reprint Kin recognition signals in adult faces
    Lisa M DeBruine
    School of Psychology, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen AB24 2UB, UK
    Vision Res 49:38-43. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Salivary cortisol and pathogen disgust predict men's preferences for feminine shape cues in women's faces
    Benedict C Jones
    Institute of Neuroscience and Psychology, University of Glasgow, Scotland, UK
    Biol Psychol 92:233-40. 2013
  10. ncbi request reprint Social support influences preferences for feminine facial cues in potential social partners
    Christopher D Watkins
    Face Research Laboratory, School of Psychology, University of Aberdeen, Scotland, UK
    Exp Psychol 59:340-7. 2012

Detail Information

Publications42

  1. ncbi request reprint The role of symmetry in attraction to average faces
    Benedict C Jones
    Face Research Laboratory, School of Psychology, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, Scotland
    Percept Psychophys 69:1273-7. 2007
    ..Importantly, this latter finding was not explained by the greater perceived similarity between versions offaces that varied in averageness, but not symmetry, than between versions of faces that varied in both averageness and symmetry...
  2. ncbi request reprint Evidence for menstrual cycle shifts in women's preferences for masculinity: a response to Harris (in press) “Menstrual cycle and facial preferences reconsidered”
    Lisa Debruine
    School of Psychology, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, UK
    Evol Psychol 8:768-75. 2010
    ..Considered as a whole, the evidence for menstrual cycle shifts in women's preferences and behaviors is compelling, despite the failure of replication reported by Harris...
  3. doi request reprint Extending parasite-stress theory to variation in human mate preferences
    Lisa M DeBruine
    School of Psychology, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, AB25 3FX, Scotland, United Kingdom
    Behav Brain Sci 35:86-7. 2012
    ..We discuss evidence from prior correlational and experimental studies that support this claim. We also reanalyze data from two of those studies using F&T's new parasite stress measures...
  4. ncbi request reprint Dissociating averageness and attractiveness: attractive faces are not always average
    Lisa M DeBruine
    School of Psychology, University of Aberdeen, Scotland, UK
    J Exp Psychol Hum Percept Perform 33:1420-30. 2007
    ..The authors discuss important implications for the interpretation of studies using a visual adaptation paradigm to investigate attractiveness...
  5. pmc The health of a nation predicts their mate preferences: cross-cultural variation in women's preferences for masculinized male faces
    Lisa M DeBruine
    School of Psychology, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen AB24 3FX, UK
    Proc Biol Sci 277:2405-10. 2010
    ..These findings show non-arbitrary cross-cultural differences in facial attractiveness judgements and demonstrate the use of trade-off theory for investigating cross-cultural variation in women's mate preferences...
  6. ncbi request reprint Are attractive men's faces masculine or feminine? The importance of controlling confounds in face stimuli
    Lisa M DeBruine
    School of Psychology, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, Scotland, United Kingdom AB24 3FX mail
    J Exp Psychol Hum Percept Perform 36:751-8. 2010
    ..g. hairstyle) were eliminated through masking. We conclude that care must be taken to control potential confounds in stimuli and that the influence of nonface cues on preferences for facial masculinity deserves further study...
  7. pmc Opposite-sex siblings decrease attraction, but not prosocial attributions, to self-resembling opposite-sex faces
    Lisa M DeBruine
    School of Psychology, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen AB24 3FX, United Kingdom
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 108:11710-4. 2011
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  8. doi request reprint Kin recognition signals in adult faces
    Lisa M DeBruine
    School of Psychology, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen AB24 2UB, UK
    Vision Res 49:38-43. 2009
    ..Using adult sibling faces, we find that similarity ratings for same-sex pairs were significantly higher than for opposite-sex pairs, suggesting that similarity judgments of adult faces are not entirely synonymous with kinship judgments...
  9. doi request reprint Salivary cortisol and pathogen disgust predict men's preferences for feminine shape cues in women's faces
    Benedict C Jones
    Institute of Neuroscience and Psychology, University of Glasgow, Scotland, UK
    Biol Psychol 92:233-40. 2013
    ..Together, these findings suggest that disease-related factors are important for individual differences in men's mate preferences...
  10. ncbi request reprint Social support influences preferences for feminine facial cues in potential social partners
    Christopher D Watkins
    Face Research Laboratory, School of Psychology, University of Aberdeen, Scotland, UK
    Exp Psychol 59:340-7. 2012
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  11. doi request reprint Sexual dimorphism of male face shape, partnership status and the temporal context of relationship sought modulate women's preferences for direct gaze
    Claire A Conway
    Face Research Laboratory, School of Psychology, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, UK
    Br J Psychol 101:109-21. 2010
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  12. doi request reprint Sociosexuality predicts women's preferences for symmetry in men's faces
    Michelle C Quist
    Face Research Laboratory, School of Psychology, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, AB24 3FX, UK
    Arch Sex Behav 41:1415-21. 2012
    ..Our findings present new evidence for potentially adaptive variation in women's symmetry preferences that is consistent with trade-off theories of attraction...
  13. pmc Facial cues of dominance modulate the short-term gaze-cuing effect in human observers
    Benedict C Jones
    School of Psychology, University of Aberdeen, Scotland, UK
    Proc Biol Sci 277:617-24. 2010
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  14. doi request reprint Effects of menstrual cycle phase on face preferences
    Benedict C Jones
    School of Psychology, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, Scotland, UK
    Arch Sex Behav 37:78-84. 2008
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  15. doi request reprint Variation in perceptions of physical dominance and trustworthiness predicts individual differences in the effect of relationship context on women's preferences for masculine pitch in men's voices
    Jovana Vukovic
    School of Psychology, University of Aberdeen, UK
    Br J Psychol 102:37-48. 2011
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  16. pmc Circum-menopausal effects on women's judgements of facial attractiveness
    Jovana Vukovic
    Department of Psychology, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen AB24 2UB, UK
    Biol Lett 5:62-4. 2009
    ..To our knowledge, this is the first study to demonstrate circum-menopausal changes in women's face preferences...
  17. doi request reprint Integrating physical and social cues when forming face preferences: differences among low and high-anxiety individuals
    Claire A Conway
    University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, UK
    Soc Neurosci 3:89-95. 2008
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  18. doi request reprint Men report stronger attraction to femininity in women's faces when their testosterone levels are high
    Lisa L M Welling
    Face Research Laboratory, School of Psychology, University of Aberdeen, UK
    Horm Behav 54:703-8. 2008
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  19. ncbi request reprint Correlated male preferences for femininity in female faces and voices
    Paul J Fraccaro
    School of Psychology, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, Scotland, UK
    Evol Psychol 8:447-61. 2010
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  20. ncbi request reprint The role of femininity and averageness of voice pitch in aesthetic judgments of women's voices
    David R Feinberg
    School of Psychology, University of St Andrews, Scotland, UK
    Perception 37:615-23. 2008
    ..Men preferred women's voices with raised pitch for all levels of starting pitch. These findings suggest that men prefer high voice pitch to average voice pitch in women's voices...
  21. doi request reprint Circum-menopausal changes in women's preferences for sexually dimorphic shape cues in peer-aged faces
    Benedict C Jones
    Face Research Laboratory, School of Psychology, University of Aberdeen, Scotland, UK
    Biol Psychol 87:453-5. 2011
    ..These data present novel evidence for circum-menopausal variation in face perception and confirm that the circum-menopausal variation in face preferences observed previously was not an artefact of the young faces employed as stimuli...
  22. ncbi request reprint Interactions among the effects of head orientation, emotional expression, and physical attractiveness on face preferences
    Julie C Main
    School of Psychology, University of Aberdeen, Regent Walk, Aberdeen AB9 1FX, Scotland, UK
    Perception 39:62-71. 2010
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  23. ncbi request reprint Integrating gaze direction and sexual dimorphism of face shape when perceiving the dominance of others
    Julie C Main
    School of Psychology, University of Aberdeen, Regent Walk, Aberdeen AB9 1FX, Scotland, UK
    Perception 38:1275-83. 2009
    ..Integrating information from face shape and gaze cues may increase the efficiency with which we perceive the dominance of others...
  24. ncbi request reprint Women's attractiveness judgments of self-resembling faces change across the menstrual cycle
    Lisa M DeBruine
    University of St Andrews, School of Psychology, St Andrews, Scotland, KY16 9AJ, UK
    Horm Behav 47:379-83. 2005
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  25. pmc Correlated preferences for facial masculinity and ideal or actual partner's masculinity
    Lisa M DeBruine
    School of Psychology, University of St Andrews, St Andrews KY16 9AJ, UK
    Proc Biol Sci 273:1355-60. 2006
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  26. ncbi request reprint Social perception of facial resemblance in humans
    Lisa M DeBruine
    School of Psychology, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, UK
    Arch Sex Behav 37:64-77. 2008
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  27. doi request reprint Adaptation to different mouth shapes influences visual perception of ambiguous lip speech
    Benedict C Jones
    School of Psychology, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, Scotland
    Psychon Bull Rev 17:522-8. 2010
    ..These findings present novel evidence that adaptation to natural variations in facial appearance influences face perception, and they extend previous research on face aftereffects to visual perception of lip speech...
  28. doi request reprint Reported sexual desire predicts men's preferences for sexually dimorphic cues in women's faces
    Benedict C Jones
    School of Psychology, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, Scotland, UK
    Arch Sex Behav 40:1281-5. 2011
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  29. doi request reprint Effects of partner beauty on opposite-sex attractiveness judgments
    Anthony C Little
    School of Natural Sciences, University of Stirling, Stirling, FK9 4LA, Scotland, UK
    Arch Sex Behav 40:1119-27. 2011
    ..These data suggest that social transmission of preferences via pairing with attractive/unattractive images is relatively specific to learning about mate preferences but does not influence attractiveness judgments more generally...
  30. ncbi request reprint View-contingent aftereffects suggest joint coding of face shape and view
    Lisa L M Welling
    Face Research Laboratory, School of Psychology, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen AB24 2UB, Scotland, UK
    Perception 38:133-41. 2009
    ..Dissociable aftereffects for different views of upright faces, but not for different views of inverted faces, suggest that neurons that code face view can also code other aspects of face shape...
  31. doi request reprint Perceived facial adiposity conveys information about women's health
    Rowan M Tinlin
    School of Psychology, University of Aberdeen, Scotland, UK
    Br J Psychol 104:235-48. 2013
    ..e., average) salivary progesterone levels (Study 3). Together, these findings present further evidence that perceived facial adiposity, or a correlate thereof, conveys potentially important information about women's actual health...
  32. pmc Integrating cues of social interest and voice pitch in men's preferences for women's voices
    Benedict C Jones
    School of Psychology, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen AB24 2UB, UK
    Biol Lett 4:192-4. 2008
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  33. pmc Social transmission of face preferences among humans
    Benedict C Jones
    Face Research Laboratory, School of Psychology, William Guild Building, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen AB24 2UB, UK
    Proc Biol Sci 274:899-903. 2007
    ..Our findings demonstrate that social transmission of face preferences influences judgments of men's attractiveness, potentially demonstrating a mechanism for social transmission of mate preferences...
  34. pmc Relationship satisfaction and outcome in women who meet their partner while using oral contraception
    S Craig Roberts
    School of Natural Sciences, University of Stirling, Stirling FK9 4LA, UK
    Proc Biol Sci 279:1430-6. 2012
    ..Our results demonstrate that widespread use of hormonal contraception may contribute to relationship outcome, with implications for human reproductive behaviour, family cohesion and quality of life...
  35. ncbi request reprint Integrating gaze direction and expression in preferences for attractive faces
    Benedict C Jones
    School of Psychology, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, Scotland
    Psychol Sci 17:588-91. 2006
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  36. ncbi request reprint Category contingent aftereffects for faces of different races, ages and species
    Anthony C Little
    School of Psychology, University of Stirling, Stirling FK9 4LA, Scotland, UK
    Cognition 106:1537-47. 2008
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  37. doi request reprint Category-contingent face adaptation for novel colour categories: Contingent effects are seen only after social or meaningful labelling
    Anthony C Little
    Department of Psychology, University of Stirling, Stirling FK9 4LA, Scotland, UK
    Cognition 118:116-22. 2011
    ..Results highlight the flexibility of the cognitive visual system to discriminate categories even in adulthood...
  38. ncbi request reprint Men's, but not Women's, Sociosexual Orientation Predicts Couples' Perceptions of Sexually Dimorphic Cues in Own-Sex Faces
    Michal Kandrik
    Institute of Neuroscience and Psychology, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, G12 8QB, Scotland, UK
    Arch Sex Behav 43:965-71. 2014
    ..Such individual differences in perceptions may benefit men's ability to compete for extra-pair and/or replacement mates and benefit women's mate guarding behaviors. ..
  39. pmc Sex-contingent face after-effects suggest distinct neural populations code male and female faces
    Anthony C Little
    University of Liverpool, School of Biology, Liverpool L69 7ZB, UK
    Proc Biol Sci 272:2283-7. 2005
    ..Because after-effects reflect changes in responses of neural populations that code faces, our findings indicate that distinct neural populations code male and female faces...
  40. pmc Trustworthy but not lust-worthy: context-specific effects of facial resemblance
    Lisa M DeBruine
    Department of Psychology, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario L8S 4K1, Canada
    Proc Biol Sci 272:919-22. 2005
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  41. pmc Facial resemblance increases the attractiveness of same-sex faces more than other-sex faces
    Lisa M DeBruine
    Department of Psychology, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario L8S 4K1, Canada
    Proc Biol Sci 271:2085-90. 2004
    ..The differential impact of self-resemblance on our perception of same-sex and other-sex faces supports the hypothesis that humans use facial resemblance as a cue of kinship...
  42. pmc Facial resemblance enhances trust
    Lisa M DeBruine
    Department of Psychology, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada L8S 4K1
    Proc Biol Sci 269:1307-12. 2002
    ..Control subjects playing with identical pictures failed to show such an effect. In a second experiment, resemblance of the playing partner to a familiar (famous) person had no effect on either trusting or betrayals of trust...