the impact of red on combat sports

Publications

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Wiedemann, D., Burt, D.M., Hill, R.A. & Barton, R.A. (2015) Red clothing increases perceived dominance, aggression and anger. Biology Letters. 11: 20150166 (pdf)

Stephen, I.D., Oldham, F.H., Perrett, D.I. & Barton, R.A. (2012) Redness enhances perceived aggression, dominance and attractiveness in men’s faces. Evolutionary Psychology 10(3): 562-572 (pdf)

Wiedemann, D., Barton, R.A. & Hill, R.A. (2012) Evolutionary approaches to sport. In Roberts, S.C. (ed) Applied Evolutionary Psychology. Oxford University Press, Oxford.

Attrill, M.J., Gresty, K.A., Hill, R.A. & Barton, R.A. (2008) Red shirt colour is associated with long-term team success in English football. Journal of Sports Science, 26: 577-582 (pdf)

Little, A.C. & Hill, R.A. (2007) Attribution to red suggests special role in dominance signalling. Journal of Cultural and Evolutionary Psychology, 5: 87-94 (pdf)

Barton, R.A. & Hill, R.A. (2005) Sporting contests: seeing red? Putting sportswear in context (reply). Nature, 437: E10-E11 (pdf)

Hill, R.A. & Barton, R.A. (2005) Red enhances human performance in contests. Nature 435: 293 (pdf); Supplementary methods (pdf); supplementary analyses (pdf); supplementary data (xls)