Tilting your head can affect judgments of your attractiveness and dominance: study

Tilting your head can affect judgments of your attractiveness and dominance: study

A study published in Evolutionary Psychology found new evidence to suggest that faces are perceived differently depending on how a person’s head is tilted.Previous research has found that faces that are angled downward are perceived as more feminine and faces angled upward are perceived as more masculine. It has been suggested that this effect may have to do with sex differences in height. Men tend to be taller than women and, therefore, their faces are often seen from below. Conversely, women tend to be shorter and are more likely to be seen from above.“My co-authors Amy and Darren, and I rec...


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