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Christopher Watkins

Senior Lecturer

  • 474 Citations
  • 14 h-Index
20102019
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Research Output 2010 2019

2019
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Aptitude
Motivation

Kissing

Watkins, C. D., 12 Feb 2019, Encyclopedia of evolutionary psychological science. Shackelford, T. K. & Weekes-Shackelford, V. A. (eds.). Living edition ed. Springer, 3 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingEntry for encyclopedia/dictionary

5 Downloads (Pure)

National income inequality predicts cultural variation in mouth to mouth kissing

Watkins, C. D., Leongómez, J. D., Bovet, J., Zelazniewicz, A., Korbmacher, M., Correa Varella, M. A., Fernandez, A. M., Wagstaff, D. & Bolgan, S., 30 Apr 2019, In : Scientific Reports. 9, 9 p., 6698.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Pair Bond
Mouth
Health
Courtship
Gestures
2018

Do national health and wealth predict attitudes toward, and use of mouth-to-mouth kissing in romantic relationships?

Watkins, C. D., Loengomez, J. D., Bovet, J., Zelazniewicz, A., Korbmacher, M., Correa Varella, M. A., Fernandez, A. M., Wagstaff, D. & Bolgan, S., 7 Sep 2018, p. 104. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePoster

Formidability and alliance politics in humans and nonhuman species

Watkins, C. D., 26 Sep 2018, The facial displays of leaders. Senior, C. (ed.). Palgrave Macmillan, p. 27-49 23 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

politics
evolutionary biology
recommendation
Open Access
social attraction
life-span
sexuality
appeal
symbol
580 Downloads (Pure)

Negative effects of makeup use on perceptions of leadership ability across two ethnicities

James, E. A., Jenkins, S. & Watkins, C. D., 1 May 2018, In : Perception. 47, 5, p. 540-549 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Aptitude
Cosmetics
Social Dominance
Color
Social Perception

Personality, gender, and culture

Watkins, C. D., 15 Feb 2018, Encyclopedia of evolutionary psychological science. Shackelford, T. K. & Weekes-Shackelford, V. A. (eds.). Living edition ed. Cham: Springer, 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingEntry for encyclopedia/dictionary

2017
5 Citations (Scopus)
16 Downloads (Pure)
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beauty
social attraction
creativity
experiment
union and employers' representatives
43 Downloads (Pure)
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Cues
Health
Body Size
Costs
Body Physical Appearance
13 Downloads (Pure)

Own attractiveness and perceived relationship quality shape sensitivity in women’s memory for other men on the attractiveness dimension

Watkins, C. D., Nicholls, M. J., Batres, C., Xiao, D., Talamas, S. & Perrett, D. I., Jun 2017, In : Cognition. 163, p. 146–154 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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social attraction
trend
Cues
Attractiveness
psychometrics

Own attractiveness and perceived relationship quality shape sensitivity in women’s memory for other men on the attractiveness dimension

Watkins, C. D., Nicholls, M. J., Batres, C., Xiao, D., Talamas, S. & Perrett, D. I., 3 Jun 2017.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Psychometrics

Selective memory and the sex ratio: attractive women have better memory for how men look when men outnumber women

Watkins, C. D. & Perrett, D., 3 Jun 2017, p. 136. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePoster

2016
3 Citations (Scopus)
16 Downloads (Pure)

Competition-related factors directly influence preferences for facial cues of dominance in allies

Watkins, C. D. & Jones, B. C., 5 Oct 2016, In : Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology. 70, 12, p. 2071-2079 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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gender differences
sexual selection
social conflict
prediction
resource
5 Citations (Scopus)
39 Downloads (Pure)

It’s the way he tells them (and who is listening): men’s dominance is positively correlated with their preference for jokes told by dominant-sounding men

Cowan, M. L., Watkins, C. D., Fraccaro, P. J., Feinberg, D. R. & Little, A. C., Mar 2016, In : Evolution and Human Behavior. 37, 2, p. 97-104 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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social partnerships
mate choice
Wit and Humor
liner
cohesion

Own attractiveness and perceived relationship quality shape sensitivity in women’s memory for other men on the attractiveness dimension

Watkins, C. D., Nicholls, M. J., Batres, C., Xiao, D., Talamas, S. & Perrett, D. I., 5 Aug 2016, p. 101. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePoster

Open Access

Vocal indicators of dominance

Watkins, C. D. & Pisanski, K., 16 Dec 2016, Encyclopedia of evolutionary psychological science. Shackelford, T. K. & Weekes-Shackelford, V. A. (eds.). 1 ed. Springer, 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingEntry for encyclopedia/dictionary

2015

It's the way he tells them: men's dominance is well-correlated with their predictions for jokes told by dominant-sounding men

Cowan, M. L., Watkins, C. D., Fraccaro, P. J., Feinberg, D. R. & Little, A. C., 2015.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Wit and Humor
Surgical Instruments
Cues
Research
14 Citations (Scopus)
214 Downloads (Pure)

Perceptions of facial dominance, trustworthiness and attractiveness predict managerial pay awards in experimental tasks

Fruhen, L. S., Watkins, C. D. & Jones, B. C., Dec 2015, In : Leadership Quarterly. 26, 6, p. 1005-1016 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Attractiveness
Trustworthiness
Managers
Senior managers
Shopfloor

Social support influences preferences for feminine facial cues in potential social partners

Watkins, C. D., Debruine, L. M., Little, A. C. & Jones, B. C., 1 Apr 2015, p. 109. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePoster

2014

A sex difference in the context sensitivity of dominance perceptions

Watkins, C. D., Debruine, L. M., Feinberg, D. R. & Jones, B. C., 2014, p. 76. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

Open Access
Sex Characteristics
Cues
Smiling
Sex Ratio
Interpersonal Relations

Beauty in the eye of the beholder: potentially adaptive individual differences in human mate preferences

Debruine, L. M., Jones, B. C., Roberts, S. C., Little, A. C. & Watkins, C. D., 31 Jan 2014, Animal behavior: how and why animals do the things they do. Yasukawa, K. & Tang-Martinez, Z. (eds.). Santa Barbara, California: Praeger, p. 311-345 35 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Do romantic partners impose greater financial costs than other social partners?

Cunningham, C. L., Tilley, E. B. & Watkins, C. D., 25 Oct 2014.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePoster

Priming concerns about pathogen threat versus resource scarcity: dissociable effects on women’s perceptions of men’s attractiveness and dominance

Watkins, C. D., DeBruine, L. M., Little, A. C., Feinberg, D. R. & Jones, B. C., 2014.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

social attraction
threat
resources
scarcity of resources
specialization
2013
8 Citations (Scopus)
17 Downloads (Pure)

A sex difference in the context-sensitivity of dominance perceptions

Watkins, C. D., DeBruine, L. M., Feinberg, D. R. & Jones, B. C., Sep 2013, In : Evolution and Human Behavior. 34, 5, p. 366–372 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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gender differences
Sex Characteristics
dominance (genetics)
safety
Cues
6 Downloads (Pure)
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Cues
Fraud
Costs and Cost Analysis
Social Behavior
Organizations

Experimental tests of mate preferences predict real-world mate choice

Fincher, C., Debruine, L., Watkins, C. D., Little, A. & Jones, B., 27 Mar 2013. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePoster

Open Access
27 Citations (Scopus)

Pathogen disgust predicts women’s preferences for masculinity in men’s voices, faces, and bodies

Jones, B. C., Feinberg, D. R., Watkins, C. D., Fincher, C. L., Little, A. C. & DeBruine, L. M., Mar 2013, In : Behavioral Ecology. 24, 2, p. 373-379 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

pathogen
pathogens
mate choice
mating behavior
woman
34 Citations (Scopus)

Perceived facial adiposity conveys information about women's health

Tinlin, R. M., Watkins, C. D., Welling, L. L. M., DeBruine, L. M., Al-Dujaili, E. A. S. & Jones, B. C., May 2013, In : British Journal of Psychology. 104, 2, p. 235-248 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Adiposity
Women's Health
Young Adult
Health
Sex Characteristics
16 Citations (Scopus)

Salivary cortisol and pathogen disgust predict men's preferences for feminine shape cues in women's faces

Jones, B. C., Fincher, C. L., Welling, L. L. M., Little, A. C., Feinberg, D. R., Watkins, C. D., Al-Dujaili, E. A. S. & DeBruine, L. M., Feb 2013, In : Biological Psychology. 92, 2, p. 233-240 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Femininity
Cues
Hydrocortisone
Individuality
Sex Characteristics
2012
24 Citations (Scopus)
14 Downloads (Pure)

Cues to the sex ratio of the local population influence women’s preferences for facial symmetry

Watkins, C. D., Jones, B. C., Little, A. C., DeBruine, L. M. & Feinberg, D. R., Feb 2012, In : Animal Behaviour. 83, 2, p. 545-553 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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sex ratio
symmetry
gender
sexual selection
population growth
15 Citations (Scopus)

Individual differences in women's perceptions of other women's dominance

Watkins, C. D., Quist, M. C., Smith, F. G., DeBruine, L. M. & Jones, B. C., 2012, In : European Journal of Personality. 26, 1, p. 79–86 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Individuality
Social Dominance

Opposite-sex siblings decrease attraction, but not prosocial attributions, to self-resembling opposite-sex faces

DeBruine, L. M., Jones, B. C., Watkins, C. D., Roberts, S. C., Little, A. C., Smith, F. G. & Quist, M. C., 27 Mar 2012, p. 48. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePoster

Perceived facial adiposity conveys information about women’s health

Tinlin, R. M., Watkins, C. D., Welling, L. L. M., DeBruine, L. M., Al-Dujaili, E. A. S. & Jones, B. C., 17 Jun 2012. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePoster

14 Citations (Scopus)
33 Downloads (Pure)

Priming concerns about pathogen threat versus resource scarcity: dissociable effects on women’s perceptions of men’s attractiveness and dominance

Watkins, C. D., DeBruine, L. M., Little, A. C., Feinberg, D. R. & Jones, B. C., Dec 2012, In : Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology. 66, 12, p. 1549–1556 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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resource scarcity
pathogen
pathogens
violence
effect
15 Citations (Scopus)
18 Downloads (Pure)

Priming men with different contest outcomes modulates their dominance perceptions

Watkins, C. D. & Jones, B. C., 2012, In : Behavioral Ecology. 23, 3, p. 539-543 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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cost
resource
gender
experiment
effect

Priming men with different contest outcomes modulates their dominance perceptions

Watkins, C. D. & Jones, B. C., 17 Jun 2012. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceOther

4 Citations (Scopus)

Reproductive ambition predicts partnered, but not unpartnered, women's preferences for masculine men

Watkins, C. D., Aug 2012, In : British Journal of Psychology. 103, 3, p. 317–329 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Men's Health
Cues
Masculine
Ambition
Masculinity
5 Citations (Scopus)
32 Downloads (Pure)

Social support influences preferences for feminine facial cues in potential social partners

Watkins, C. D., DeBruine, L. M., Little, A. C. & Jones, B. C., 2012, In : Experimental Psychology. 59, 6, p. 340-347 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Social Support
Cues
Mating Factor
Femininity
Menstrual Cycle
19 Citations (Scopus)

Sociosexuality predicts women’s preferences for symmetry in men’s faces

Quist, M. C., Watkins, C. D., Smith, F. G., Little, A. C., DeBruine, L. M. & Jones, B. C., Dec 2012, In : Archives of Sexual Behavior. 41, 6, p. 1415–1421 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cues
Men's Health
Antisocial Personality Disorder
Symmetry
Heterosexuality
2011

Cues to the sex ratio of the local population influence women’s preferences for facial symmetry

Watkins, C. D., Jones, B., Little, A., DeBruine, L. & Feinberg, D., 1 Jul 2011.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceOther

3 Citations (Scopus)

Dominant themes

Watkins, C. D., Jul 2011, In : The Psychologist. 24, 7, p. 550-551 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Citations (Scopus)

'Eavesdropping' and perceived male dominance rank in humans

Jones, B. C., DeBruine, L. M., Little, A. C., Watkins, C. D. & Feinberg, D. R., Jun 2011, In : Animal Behaviour. 81, 6, p. 1203-1208 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

learning
sexual selection
mating behavior
intersexual interaction
mate choice
33 Citations (Scopus)

Experimental evidence that women speak in a higher voice pitch to men they find attractive

Fraccaro, P. J., Jones, B. C., Vukovic, J., Smith, F. G., Watkins, C. D., Feinberg, D. R., Little, A. C. & DeBruine, L. M., Mar 2011, In : Journal of Evolutionary Psychology. 9, 1, p. 57-67 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

18 Citations (Scopus)

Facial masculinity is a cue to women’s dominance

Quist, M. C., Watkins, C. D., Smith, F. G., DeBruine, L. M. & Jones, B. C., May 2011, In : Personality and Individual Differences. 50, 7, p. 1089-1093 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Masculinity
Cues
Color

Facial masculinity is a cue to women’s dominance

Quist, M. C., Watkins, C. D., Smith, F. G., DeBruine, L. M. & Jones, B. C., 3 Jul 2011, p. 170. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePoster

Facial masculinity is a cue to women’s dominance

Quist, M. C., Watkins, C. D., Smith, F. G., DeBruine, L. M. & Jones, B. C., 26 Mar 2011, p. 105. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePoster

Like father, like self: emotional closeness to father, but not mother, predicts women’s preferences for self-resemblance in opposite-sex, but not same-sex, faces

Watkins, C. D., DeBruine, L. M., Smith, F. G., Jones, B. C., Vukovic, J. & Fraccaro, P. J., 26 Mar 2011, p. 101. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePoster

17 Citations (Scopus)
38 Downloads (Pure)

Like father, like self: emotional closeness to father predicts women's preferences for self-resemblance in opposite-sex faces

Watkins, C. D., DeBruine, L. M., Smith, F. G., Jones, B. C., Vukovic, J. & Fraccaro, P. J., Jan 2011, In : Evolution and Human Behavior. 32, 1, p. 70-75 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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fathers
imprinting
Fathers
phenotype
gender