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Dr Lynda Boothroyd

Lecturer, Department of Psychology, University of Durham

Online research

Research areas





Online Research

Personality and attraction
This research is investigating how our own attitudesto risk and sex might affect those we find attractive. This study is new as of April 2012.

Perception of bodies
This research is in conjunction with Martin Tovee at Newcastle University and is seeking to understand how we perceive the bodies of other people.  This study is new as of February 2016.

Sexuality, mating strategies and facial preferences
This research is in conjunction with anthropologist Jamie Lawson and is seeking to undrstand attraction from a pan-human perspective, including those of non-heterosexual orientation  

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A list of further online research projects.

Other online facial attraction research:

Aberdeen Face Lab research

Danielle Cohen's research

Tony Little's research

PerceptionLab Online Research

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