‘Liking’ and ‘wanting’ infant and adult faces.
figureposted on 2013-02-20, 17:58 authored by Christine E. Parsons, Katherine S. Young, Nina Kumari, Alan Stein, Morten L. Kringelbach
Women’s mean ratings of the attractiveness of infant faces were significantly higher than men’s mean ratings. There was no difference in women’s and men’s attractiveness ratings for the adult faces (left). Men and women’s motivational salience (measured by mean viewing times) did not differ significantly for infant or adult faces (right). Error bars represent the mean +/− standard error.